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Welcome to
Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier

From lavish wineries and inspiring art destinations to picturesque fishing spots and historic trails, Western Arkansas’ Mountain Frontier has something special for everyone. Find your slice of paradise while traveling across two national forests and four state parks. Head to numerous blue shores for fishing, kayaking and water sports. Spend time on land rock climbing, biking or hiking. Discover roots that run deep throughout the Frontier at numerous museums, historic sites and forts. Walk and drive the path of the state’s history on the True Grit Trail and Trail of Tears. Visit the recently opened U.S. Marshals Museum or the Bass Reeves monument. Attend regional and local events throughout the year that boast nonstop entertainment. Find mouthwatering cuisine at a range of local restaurants from fine dining establishments to casual eateries. Sip exquisite craft beer and wine at fun locations from bustling breweries to quaint wineries in the countryside.

When it comes to Western Arkansas, it doesn’t matter if you visit every weekend or if it’s your first time here — there’s always a new adventure waiting for you on the Frontier.

Upcoming Events
Every Tues., Thurs., Sat.

Polk County Farmers' Market located in Mena. Fruits, veggies, baked goods, flowers, plants and many other local goods sold by local vendors.

October 11-12, 2024

Peacemaker Music and Arts Festival at Riverfront Park in Fort Smith

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