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  • Welcome Centers

    As you enter Arkansas on US Highway 49 from Mississippi you come to the Welcome Center in West Helena. Here you can get discounts for hotels and a variety of information to help you enjoy your stay in the state.

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  • Arkansas State Flag

    A diamond on a red field represents the only place in North America where diamonds have been discovered and mined. The twenty-five white stars around the diamond mean that Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union. The top of four stars in the center represents that Arkansas was a member of the Confederate States during the Civil War....

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  • Arkansas State Flag

    Arkansas is the only place in North America where diamonds are produced, and that fact is celebrated in the Arkansas State Flag, a diamond on a red field. There are twenty-five white stars around the diamond because Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union. The star above "Arkansas," inside the diamond, represents that Arkansas was a...

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  • Arkansas-The Natural State

    Arkansas is nicknamed "The Natural State." As you can see here, it looks, well....natural!! It's kind of hard to explain, but if you drive through Arkansas and avoid Little Rock, you may be able to see the Ozark Mountains, and other unspoiled beauty around the state. Many unspoiled streams, lakes, and landscapes cover the entire state.To me,...

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  • Farmland

    In many areas of Arkansas, there is farmland. From what I have seen so far, agriculture is the mainstay of Arkansas residents. Everything from raising cattle to growing vegetables can be found here.

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  • Searcy

    Searcy is a small town located about 50 miles northeast of Little Rock on US-67. It is a small town, primarily a rural farming community. You will find your usual run-of-the-mill things here like grocery stores and a post office, but not much more than that.

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  • how to find out anything about arkansas

    you can get information about the state in general and about the parks, trails, etc., from the arkansas parks and tourist office, 501/682-7777. try also 501/682-2535, 501/682-1191, 501/682-7743, 501/324-9159, 501/324-9619, 501/223-6305, 501/223-6351, 501/682-3507, 501/682-1088, 501/682-1120. you may need to have reservations for camping spots or...

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  • Places to Go that I Missed!

    Click to see the canoeThere are so many great sounding places and events that I did not experience on my visits to Arkansas thus far. These are the places I want to go to when I return. Why don't you try them when you visit?Blanchard Springs Caverns is located near Mountain View, and you are able to take a tour of these susposedly spectacular...

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  • Only One of Its Kind: Crater of...

    Arkansas can brag about being North America's only diamond site, and it's located in the southwestern part of the state near Murfreesboro.The story goes that John Huddleston discovered diamonds on his land about 1966, and he sold that land to Samuel Winston Reyburn for $36,000.00. Reyburn leased the land to several mining companies until 1949. In...

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  • City of Hot Springs

    Hot Springs is more than just its namesake. For instance, since 1904, Oaklawn Park has been holding Thoroughbred Races from late-January to mid-April. It's a nice race track, and it has simulcast races from May to January.We were also pleased to find that there are some great golf courses.We didn't go, but I think that people with children would...

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  • The Old Mill

    Remember the opening scene in Gone With the Wind? That was the Old Mill Park. There are two stones on the road to the mill that are the original milestones laid out by Jefferson Davis. The Old Mill is an old waterwheel gristmill that is made of stone and is just lovely. The setting is incredible with all the natural stone, wooden log bridge, and...

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  • A Town With An Interesting History: Hot...

    Hot Springs is rather small (about 35,000), but it has a cosmopolitan flair about it. This city certainly has a colorful history.Thousands of years ago, Indians used the hot springs in the area for bathing. They called the region "Valley of Vapors" because of the steam that rises from the hot springs. These baths were important to the Indians; so...

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  • Drivin' on...7

    Arkansas has some great scenic highways! Highway 7 and Highway 23. I jumped on Highway 7 near Hot Springs and followed it up to the Buffalo National River...from there I made my way over to Eureka Springs and went south on Highway 23. Both roads take you through the Ozark National Forest and the Ouachita National Forest...and the drive is...

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  • Children's Museum

    Little Rock has the Childrens Museum of Arkansas. The museum is located in the Historic Union Train Station, 1400 West Markham There is a lot for kids here. A special section of the museum caters to kids under 4.

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  • 1890 Mountain Village

    Also in Bull Shoals, there is a completely reconstructed Ozark village with authentic buildings and furnishings. It is located off Rte 178.

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  • Petit Jean

    Here I am at on the peak near Petit Jean State Park, south of Morrilton. The Arkansas river flows lazily behind me.

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  • Another Old House

    For some reason pictures of old, rundown buildings are beautiful to me! Hope you enjoy them too. When I saw this house I could picture Jed, Grannie, Ellie May, Jethro, and Cousin Jethrine all living in here! And Old Duke sitting on the porch!

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  • Old house! I don't think The Prez lived...

    I loved the old houses in the Ozarks! I only took 3 pictures on my 2 day trip through Arkansas. The weather was bad and at the time taking alot of pictures wasn't a Priority. I did enjoy the drive through the area and would love to return to check it out more.

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  • The Natural State

    Extreme natural beauty, much of it unspoiled by droves of tourists. Nick and I entering Arkansas on US-67 from Missouri after a camping/hiking weekend in the snow!!

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  • ARKANSAS FACT SHEET

    ADMISSION TO STATEHOOD: June 15, 1836. AREA: 53182 sq.mi. AREA CODES: 501 - 870. AGRICULTURE: Poultry and eggs, soybeans, sorghum, cattle, cotton, rice, hogs, milk. INDUSTRY: Food processing, electric equipment, fabricated metal products, machinery, paper products, bromine, vanadium. GEOGRAPHIC CENTER: Pulaski, 12 miles northwest of Little Rock,...

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  • Ozark Victorian Village

    Visit the Ozark town of Eureka Springs in NW Arkansas. It's a quaint victorian village with lots of entertainment, art, natural beauty, southern hospitality and charm. There are various festivals/events almost every weekend; my personal favorite is the intimate Blues Festival in May/June. Lots of couples come to get married here, for good reason....

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  • VISIT, CAMP, AND CANOE THE...

    VISIT, CAMP, AND CANOE THE BUFFALO RIVER. BEAUTIFUL WILDERNESS AND WILDLIFE. QUIET AND RELAXING. CANOE THERIVER, RIDE HORSEBICK IN THE MOUNTAINS, HIKE NATURE TRAILS, OR JUST ENJOY CAMPING. SEEING THE WILD LIFE WHILE CANOEING AND HIKING. BEAUTIFUL BUFFALO RIVER UNSPOILED BY HUMANS.NATURE AT ITS BEST. VIRTUALLY UNTOUCHED

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  • Just enjoy as much scenery as...

    Just enjoy as much scenery as you can, lots of great places even on a daytrip or a roadtrip It was one of the most prettiest, greenest, cleanest states I have been tooGood place to relax or enjoy quiet outdoors without alot of interruptions or the fast-paced city life. Lots of good countryside.

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  • My favorite thing to do is...

    My favorite thing to do is photographing Sheds, Shacks and Barns around Arkansas. ...My fondest memory is a Hot Air Balloon ride over the Little Red River north of Fairfield Bay. It was shortly after dawn, there was misty fog in the valleys. As we descended into a ravine over a creek our forward progress was inperceptable. It was like being in...

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  • See Northwest Arkansas (the...

    See Northwest Arkansas (the Ozark mountains) and Petit Jean State Park. Photo-opps galore. An absolute MUST - don't get NEAR 21st Street in Little Rock after dark! Visit the Little Rock Zoo. It's pretty good for a small metro zoo. I miss the Arkansas Travelers' games - a lot of fun and not much money! Miss the most? My family, of course!

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  • When visiting Arkansas you...

    When visiting Arkansas you must visit the Ozarks. There are many places you can choose from. Fayeteville, is the home of the Razorbacks, go and experience the fury of the game. Visit the historical downtown, during Christmas time, it is amazing the display of luces there. You can't miss it.Lake Wedington is just about 10 minutes from the city. It...

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  • Go on a canoe Trip down the...

    Go on a canoe Trip down the Bufflo River.And Eat at the CLIFF HOUSE Restraunt.To see all the beauitful veiws.It will take your breath away.That is In Jasper Arkansas Nothin I Live here Its Beautiful. You will have to see for your self.

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  • The capitol of Arkansas =...

    The capitol of Arkansas = Little Rock.

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  • Origin of name = From the...

    Origin of name = From the Quapaw word meaning 'South Wind'.

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  • A diamond on a red field...

    A diamond on a red field represents the only place in North America where diamonds have been discovered and mined. The twenty-five white stars around the diamond mean that Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union. The top of four stars in the center represents that Arkansas was a member of the Confederate States during the Civil War....

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  • You must visit War Eagle...

    You must visit War Eagle Mills. It's a working grist mill and home of War Eagle Craft Fair in October. Make reservations early or you won't get a room in any motel in NW Arkansas! War Eagle is on the east shore of Beaver Lake. I love the mountains of NW Arkansas and the friendly people.

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  • I really didn't do that much...

    I really didn't do that much when I have been in Arkansas. It was either driving through or actually going camping for the night at a state park. The only time that I will mostly remember about Arkansas is when I went to Village Creek State Park. I was hoping for good weather when I was there. It was good at first. Then when it got a little later....

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  • Remind yourself that you're...

    Remind yourself that you're just visiting. However, try to come in early winter, when the huge migrations of waterfowl flood through the state. Watch Bald Eagles and other birds of prey, as they fill up on the less fortunate. It's quite a spectacle of sounds and feathers. The swamps and quiet woodlands. Arkansas has a tremendous amount of natural...

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  • Homemade fudge in a variety of...

    Homemade fudge in a variety of delicious flavors, homemade pies, blackberry cobbler, jams, jellies, etc. If you're really hungry you must try one of our great Bar-B-Q sandwiches. (Serving lunch April, thru December.)

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  • visit Dogwood Canyon. This...

    visit Dogwood Canyon. This 10,000 acre preserve was purchased by the owner of the famous Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World in Springfield, MO. After careful renovation and conservation efforts were firmly established, he opened the facility to the public. A tram takes you through the park-like preserve on a narrated tour, and stops at various points of...

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  • Stay in a Log cabin...

    Stay in a Log cabin overlooking the White River covered with morning fog which gently rises up through the slopes of the hills and valleys. As the fog lifts slowly, then simply disappearing into thin air with the new sunrise peaking up and over the eastern hilltop. The river has transformed from the illusion of being a virtual river of liquid snow...

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