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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.
870-757-2211

Batesville - Old Independence Regional Museum

A museum of Independence County History. Exhibits from Native Americans up until the 1950s.
Ninth and Vine
1-870-793-2121

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
870-261-1744

Fairfield Bay - Indian Rock House

A sandstone grotto that was once the home of prehistoric cave dwellers.
Off Ark. 16
501-884-4899

Hardy - Vintage Motorcar Museum

A private collection of automobiles featuring over 40 vehicles dating back as far as 1908.
W. Main Street
870-856-4884

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
501-362-3615

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.
870-972-2074

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.
870-625-7364

Midway - Double S Oaks Ranch

Guided horseback trial rides. Reservations needed to ride.
Hwy. 5 N.
870-481-5225

Mountain Home - Historic Rapps Barren Settlement

Visit this restored historical village.
Spring Street
870-425-5116

Mountain Home - Miniature Museum of Merritt

200 miniature displays plus art and poetry. Features Bead and Button Bakeries.
2113 Hwy. 62 E.
870-425-4979

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
870-755-2500

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
870-892-4708

Powhatan Courthouse State Park

A 1888 two story courthouse that exhibits the history of technology, politics and lifestyles of North Arkansas.
Ark. 25
870-878-6794

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.
870-735-8071

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
870-655-8622

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
870-238-9406

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