Visitors Guide to
The Northeast Arkansas Region
of the Middle Mississippi River Valley
 

 
including
Clay, Craighead, Cross, Crittenden
Greene, Mississippi, & Poinsett Counties
   
  Crowley's Ridge Scenic Byway Region, Northeast Arkansas
The counties of Clay, Greene, Craighead, Poinsett, and Cross comprise the upper two thirds of the Crowley's Ridge Parkway National Scenic Byway. Crowley's Ridge rises as much as 200 feet above the vast flatland of the Mississippi River Delta and is characterized by upland hardwood forests, farmland, orchards and a variety of recreational and historical resources. Four state parks lie along the parkway which passes through the St. Francis National Forest. Cultural attractions can be found in Jonesboro, home of Arkansas State University. Many of the regions communities are host to small museums that interprets the area’s history.
  Along the Great River Road in Northeast Arkansas
Northeastern Arkansas along the Mississippi River offers its visitors a variety of attractions. The downtown districts of Blytheville and Osceola have distinctive architecture in their downtown districts. The small communities of Manila and Earle have county museums covering the history and culture of the region. At Sans Souci Landing visitors can get a great up close view of the Mississippi River. Nature lovers will find plenty to do at Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge.
     
FEATURED ATTRACTIONS ALONG THE GREAT RIVER ROAD
Hunter Dawson State Historical Site Wapanocca
National Wildlife Refuge
Parkin
Archeological State Park
Fort Pillow
State Historic Park
     






 
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