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Northeast Arkansas Atttractions

Visit Mountain Home for some great folk music or stop by one of the state parks in this area.

Mountain View - Blanchard Springs Caverns

Blanchard Springs caverns are a popular destination because they are only a few hours from Little Rock and beautiful. It's a relaxing way to spend a day, but prepare for a nice walk and cool temps.

Batesville - Old Independence Regional Museum

A museum of Independence County History. Exhibits from Native Americans up until the 1950s.
Ninth and Vine

Cotter - Cotter Bridge

This rainbow-arched bridge is ranked among the most beautiful views in mid-America. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this bridge has been around since 1930.
Along U.S. 62-B

Forrest City - St. Francis County Museum

Exhibits include a historic doll collection, Native American artifacts, minerals and fossils.
419 Front Street

Fairfield Bay - Indian Rock House

A sandstone grotto that was once the home of prehistoric cave dwellers.
Off Ark. 16

Hardy - Vintage Motorcar Museum

A private collection of automobiles featuring over 40 vehicles dating back as far as 1908.
W. Main Street

Hardy - Veteran's Military Museum

Military weaponry from the Revolutionary War to Desert Storm.
U.S. 62-63 870-856-4133

Heber Springs - National Fish Hatchery

Take a tour of a real fish hatchery and learn some trout fishing tips.
Below Greers Ferry Dam

Jonesburo - Arkansas State University Museum

Re-creates a turn of the century town. Native American artifacts, glassware, natural history, dolls and traveling exhibits.
110 Cooley Dr.

Mammoth Spring State Park

The big spring creates the Spring River with 10 million gallons of water hourly. Also see 1880s Frisco Railroad Depot & historical exhibits.

Midway - Double S Oaks Ranch

Guided horseback trial rides. Reservations needed to ride.
Hwy. 5 N.

Mountain Home - Historic Rapps Barren Settlement

Visit this restored historical village.
Spring Street

Mountain Home - Miniature Museum of Merritt

200 miniature displays plus art and poetry. Features Bead and Button Bakeries.
2113 Hwy. 62 E.

Parkin Archeological Park

An interpretation of a Native American village once located in Parkin which was visited by Hernando de Soto. Site tours are available.
U.S. 64 and Ark. 184

Pocahontas - Old Davidsonville State Park

The site preserves the site of a historic 1800s town that included Arkansas's first post office. The site offers fishing, hiking and guided tours.
Ark. 166

Powhatan Courthouse State Park

A 1888 two story courthouse that exhibits the history of technology, politics and lifestyles of North Arkansas.
Ark. 25

West Memphis - Riverside International Speedway

This is the oldest ongoing, continuously run racetrack in the United States. Sprint cars, hobby cars and modifieds run from April to September.
151 Legion Rd.

Wilson - Hampson Museum

Prehistoric Indian artifacts dating from 13150 to 1700 collected in the town are on display at this state park and museum.
U.S. 61 and Lake Drive

Wynne - Village Creek State Park

Many hiking trails and unusual flora including many different species of flowering trees. Cabins, fishing, boating and camping are available.
Ark. 284
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