About the community
Clinton, Arkansas is a scenic Ozark mountain community about 75 miles north of Little Rock, on the direct route to Branson, Mo. Nestled in the Little Red River Valley, it’s a haven for fishermen, campers, hikers, and sight-seers from all over the country.
Although you will find plenty to do during the Chuckwagon Races, the area has many other activities to offer. Enjoy our many restaurants, outdoors activities, shopping venues & fun community events.
Nearby attractions include:
- Greers Ferry Lake
- Little Red River fishing & canoeing
- Fairfield Bay lake resort community
- Natural Bridge of Arkansas
- Holley Mountain Airpark
- Antique shopping & flea markets (including the USA’s largest antique warehouse, just north of town)
- Van Buren County Historical Museum
- County Courthouse, built 1932
- Hiking & walking trails
- Restored 19th century log cabin sites
Plus historical sites:
Our region is full of historic sites, rustic hideaways, chic boutiques, and outstanding opportunities for fishing, watersports, and family recreation. The Greers Ferry Lake/Little Red River Tourism Association publishes an annual guide covering the 4-county area surrounding the Lake.
The newest edition features nearly 80 pages of stunning photography showcasing the region’s natural attractions and local businesses & events, with special additions like an “augmented reality” interactive treasure map. Dive into the fun-filled pages and explore the beauties of our community!
The weather during the week of the Chuckwagon Races is usually warm to hot during the day. During the clear nights, you may need a light jacket or sweater.