Crowley's Ridge Parkway

National Scenic BywayArkansas, Missouri

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  • Bank of Clarkton, Missouri

    Dating back to the 1840s the Bank of Clarkton characterizes the forgotten styles of financial architecture.

  • Given-Owen Home

    Used as a hospital during the Civil War, the Given-Owen Home is nestled among towering trees.

  • View Near Clarkton

    The drainage ditch meanders through green and thick Clarkton foliage.

  • Entrance to Rocky Hill Cemetery

    Rocky Hill Cemetery is one of the oldest sites in Dunklin County.

  • Bridge at Clarkton City Limit

    This drainage ditch is on the edge of the former Negro Wool Swamp and is the closest example of the Little River Drainage District.

  • Tombstone of the Birthright Family

    The stone marks the burial site of Charles and Elizabeth Birthright and their only child Sterling Price.

  • Campbell Visitors Center

    Saved by the dedication of the membership of Historic Campbell and the City of Campbell, the log cabin is now used as a community center.

  • Evening Lake

    Trees reflect in the gently rippling waters of Evening Lake.

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  • Piggott Mural

    A mural painted on the side of a white brick building depicts Piggott, Arkansas.

  • Home in Paragould

    This house illustrates the kind of architecture travelers can expect to find along the Crowley's Ridge Parkway.

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  • Byway Sign in Piggott

    This sign points travelers to the Crowley's Ridge Parkway.

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  • Crowley's Ridge State Park

    Trees and park benches surround a quiet pond under a clear blue sky, apparently in winter.

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  • Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Conference Center

    Hemingway wrote portions of his novel, A Farewell to Arms, at this home in Piggott, Arkansas, now a visitor center of the Crowley's Ridge Parkway.

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  • Pond at Crowley's Ridge State Park

    Bare trees frame a snowless pond shoreline and park buildings at Crowley's Ridge State Park

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  • Morris Walking Trail

    This walking trail winds its way through Morris State Park.

  • Union Tombstone at Gunnels Cemetery

    The tombstone from a fallen Union soldier stands among Gunnels Cemetery's grassy fields.

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  • View from Observation Deck at Morris State Park

    The varied colors of the beech tree leaves flourish from the numerous trees in Morris State Park.

  • Fauna Facing Civil War Trenches

    Vivacious and verdant vegetation surround former Civil War trenches near St. Francis Conservation Area.

  • Indian Mound

    Trees frame the pale green grass of the Indian Mound.

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  • Chalk Bluff Battle Site

    A sign provides information about Chalk Bluff's role in the Civil War.

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  • Arkansas Waterfowl

    A goose swims along one of Arkansas's waterways.

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  • Crowley's Ridge State Park

    Crowley's Ridge State Park offers fishing, camping, picnicking, and many other outdoor adventures.

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  • Lake Poinsett State Park

    Visitors admire the view of the lake at Lake Poinsett State Park.

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  • Cotton Field

    A truly southern crop, cotton is still harvested in Arkansas today.

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  • Delta Cultural Center

    The Delta Cultural Center, shown here, was established to preserve the legacy of the land and the people of the Mississippi Delta, through education and entertainment.

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  • Delta Cultural Center

    The Delta Cultural Center, shown here, was established to preserve the legacy of the land and the people of the Mississippi Delta, through education and entertainment.

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  • Delta Cultural Center

    The Delta Cultural Center, shown here, was established to preserve the legacy of the land and the people of the Mississippi Delta, through education and entertainment.

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  • Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Conference Center

    Hemingway wrote portions of his novel, A Farewell to Arms, at this home in Piggott, Arkansas, now a visitor center of the Crowley's Ridge Parkway.

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  • Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Conference Center

    Hemingway wrote portions of his novel, A Farewell to Arms, at this home in Piggott, Arkansas, now a visitor center of the Crowley's Ridge Parkway.

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  • Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Conference Center

    Hemingway wrote portions of his novel, A Farewell to Arms, at this home in Piggot, Arkansas, now a visitor center of the Crowley's Ridge Parkway.

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  • Old Gas Station Along Crowley's Ridge Parkway

    Old buildings like this gas station give travelers a taste of the history of the delta region as they travel the Parkway.

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  • Historic Mural in Paragould

    This mural highlights some of the historic and cultural elements that make the Crowley's Ridge Parkway special.

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  • Parker Pioneer Homestead

    A costumed actor stands at a spinning wheel at the Parker Homestead.

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  • St. Francis National Forest

    The St. Francis National Forest is the smallest national forest in the country and includes the only upland hardwood forest along Arkansas' Great River Road route. It also includes the only unpaved section of the route.

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  • Mississippi River View in Helena

    The Helena River Reach Park provides a close-up view of the Mighty Mississippi along The Great River Road.

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  • Delta Cultural Center Exhibit

    The blues music tradition of the Arkansas Delta is one of the many stories told at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, a primary interpretive center along The Great River Road. Exhibits also tell a comprehensive story of the land and its people from prehistoric times to the present.

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  • Peach Trees in Bloom

    Peach trees blossom in the spring near Crowley's Ridge Parkway in Arkansas.

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  • ASU Library

    The ASU library stands majestically against a cloudy sky on the Arkansas State University campus.

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  • Village Creek State Park

    Park visitors cross over a bridge surrounded by a litter of gold and brown leaves.

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  • Hopkins School House

    Constructed in 1926, the building was used as a one-room school house until the mid-1950s.

  • O'Bannon Field And View of First Methodist Church

    The site of two Civil War skirmishes and the signing of the Succession Treaty of Dunklin County is located in downtown Clarkton.

  • Four Mile Cemetery

    Nestled among trees and brush these headstones persevere against time and nature's erosive forces.

  • Wyld's Log Cabin

    Wooden planks of a fence guard the old structure of Wyld's Cabin.

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  • Bear Creek Lake

    Tranquil blues will soothe the twilight visitor of Bear Creek Lake.

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  • Marianna Town Square

    Blue sky spreads above Marianna's town square, one of the oldest towns in the Arkansas Delta.

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  • Confederate Cemetery

    A gray stone monument stands at the Confederate Cemetery in Helena.

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  • A Wood Duck Enjoying a Swim

    A Wood Duck enjoys a swim on a fall day in Murphy Park, Springdale, Arkansas.

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  • Beech Tree at Morris State Park

    A group of people gather around a huge beech tree as the tour guide explains its history.

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