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Great River Road National Scenic Byway


category : Scenic Byways
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Roads 239 and 217, Lee County Road 79, Ark. 38, Ark. 147, U.S. 70, I-55, Ark. 77, Ark. 61. Along the way, experience ancient Native American sites, de Soto, the Civil War, steamboats and Mark Twain. Brochures and maps are available at towns along the drive and at the State Tourist Information Center at Helena. Named a Southern Travel Treasure by AAA Southern Traveler Magazine.


Phone: (870) 910-8080
Fax: (870) 910-8082
Our Email: ardeltab@astate.edu
Our Website:www.deltabyways.com

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Phillips County Museum

Directions: Downtown Historic District Built in 1891;

Helena-West Helena, AR Museums

Delta Heritage Tours

Cultural and musical tours of Mississippi River town feature an authentic gospel church service, a live performance of America's longest-running blues radio show and a visit to the Delta Cultural Center. Customized tours, with advance notice, can include historic homes, a visit to one of the Delta'

Helena-West Helena, AR Tours

Crowley's Ridge National Scenic Parkway

National scenic byway follows the 198-mile length of the Delta's only "highlands;"

Helena-West Helena, AR Scenic Views

Delta Cultural Center

Museum in restored depot and storefront tells the story of efforts to settle and cultivate the fertile Delta region along the Mississippi River. Interactive audio exhibits on the region'

Helena-West Helena, AR Museums

Things to do Scenic Byways near Helena-West Helena, AR

St. Francis Scenic Byway

This scenic byway, comprised of Phillips County Roads 239 and 217, along with Lee County Road 221, is located in the St. Fran...

Great River Road National Scenic Byway

The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi Riv...

Great River Road National Scenic Byway

The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi Riv...

Great River Road National Scenic Byway

The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi Riv...

Great River Road National Scenic Byway

The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi Riv...