Driving the Byway
From Malden to MO/AR Border
- Take J west five miles from Malden to the junction with WW.
- Turn south (left) and follow WW five miles to Campbell.
- In Campbell, take US 62 south to the St. Francis River and the MO/AR border.
- Cross the river into Arkansas.
From St. Francis River to Paragould
- From the St. Francis River and the MO/AR border, take US 62 south through St. Francis to Piggott.
- In Piggott, take US 62 west through the town square.
- Go north to Cherry Street.
- Travel west along Cherry to 12th Street.
- Then travel north on 12th Street to rejoin US 62 West.
- From Piggott, continue on US 62 west to McDougal.
- Then travel south on SH 141 through Boydsville and Knob (Possible side trips: Corning and Rector).
- Continue south on SH 141 to Hooker.
- Then take SH 135 south through Lafe to its intersection with US 49 at Paragould.
From Paragould to Harrisburg
- In Paragould, take US 49 to Court Street.
- Turn east on Court Street to Pruett Street.
- Travel south on Pruett Street to Main Street.
- Travel west on Main Street to 7th Street.
- Go south on 7th Street to US 412 West.
- Depart Paragould via US 412 west.
- Turn south on SH 168 at Walcott.
- Then continue south on SH 141.
- Turn east on CR 766 (KAIT Road), then south on SH 351 to US 49/US 1 at Jonesboro.
- In Jonesboro, take US 49/US 1 south to Aggie Road.
- Travel west to Robinson Street.
- Go south to Marshall Street.
- Travel west to Caraway Road.
- Then go south to Matthews Avenue.
- Travel west to US 49B (Main Street).
- Go north to Cate Avenue.
- Travel west to US49B (Union Avenue).
- Go south to SH 18.
- Then go east to SH 1B South.
- Take SH 1B south to its intersection with SH 163 South.
- Continue south on SH 163 to South Street at Harrisburg.
From Harrisburg to Marianna
- In Harrisburg, go south on SH 163 to South Street.
- Go southwest to Center Street.
- Travel west to the Courthouse Square.
- Depart the square via East Jackson Street (SH 14).
- Then east on SH 14 to SH 163 South.
- Exit Harrisburg via SH 14 east and then continue south on SH 163.
- Turn west along US 64 and US 64B.
- Take US 64B West into Wynne. Take US 64 East for side trip to Parkin.
- In Wynne, take SH 284 (Hamilton Avenue) West into Wynne to Terry Street.
- Go south to Commercial Avenue.
- Travel west to Front Street.
- Go south to Merriman Avenue.
- Travel east to US 1 (Falls Boulevard).
- Go south to Martin Drive (CR 734).
- Depart Wynne via CR 734 east to US 284 south.
- Continue on SH 284 south to Forrest City (Side Trip: Colt).
- In Forrest City, go south on SH 284 to Forrest Street.
- Travel south to E. Broadway.
- Go west to Izard Street.
- Go south to East Front Street.
- Travel west to the intersection with SH 1 South.
- Depart Forrest City via SH 1 South to US 79, then east to Marianna.
From Marianna to Helena
- In Marianna, go south on US 79 and SH 1 to Chestnut.
- Travel east to Poplar Street.
- Go south to its intersection with SH 44 South.
- Depart Marianna via SH 44 and through the St. Francis National Forest.
- Depart the St. Francis National Forest via SH 242 south.
- Then travel east on US 49 B into Helena.
- In Helena, travel east on US 49B (becoming Perry and Porter Streets) to Cherry Street.
- Go south to Missouri Street.
- Travel west to Biscoe (US 49B).
- Go south to the Arkansas- Mississippi Bridge where the byway ends.