Ozark Folk Center State Park

Quick Facts

Ozark Folk Center State Park

Arkansas

(870) 269-3851

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Overview

"A Wonderful Way To Enjoy Yesterday." The Ozark Folk Center State Park offers an adventure to yesterday's Ozark Mountain way of life that you can see, touch and enjoy today. Arkansas's unique Ozark Folk Center is America's only facility that works at preserving the Ozark heritage and presenting it in such an entertaining way.

Tap your toes to mountain music. See blacksmithing, pottery making and over 18 other pioneer skills and crafts. Learn to play the dulcimer or autoharp, jig dance, or to grow an organic herb garden. Design your own workshop for the study of the traditional crafts demonstrated here. Browse the gift shop. Sample great cooking at the Skillet Restaurant. Spend the night in a comfortable duplex studio style Cabins at Dry Creek.

Visit historic downtown Mountain View, Arkansas, the "Folk Music Capital of the World." Explore the awesome Blanchard Springs caverns; go trout fishing on the White River or float the Buffalo National Scenic River; and enjoy other nearby attractions. Come to the Ozark Folk Center for a great "learn while you have fun" vacation or a relaxing weekend getaway in the beauty of the Ozarks.

Map of Ozark Folk Center (AR)

Latitude, Longitude: 35.883160, -92.117487

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Activities

  • Hiking

    Please call the primary number for more information.

  • Historic Sites

    The Ozark Folk Center transports visitors back in time to the frontier days. Learn about any number of frontier trades, from pottery making to blacksmithing. Tap your toes or dance a jig to old mountain music, or learn to play some of the old instruments and make your own mountain music.

  • Picnicking

    A relaxing picnic area is located in the park, giving visitors a place to rest and have lunch.

  • Water Sports

    A swimming pool is available to visitors staying at the cabins.

Directions

Driving

The Ozark Folk Center is located on 640 wooded acres, just north of the city of Mountain View, a small town of less than 3,000 residents, in Stone County, Arkansas. The Park is approximately 100 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas; 160 miles west of Memphis, Tennessee and 300 miles south of St. Louis, Missouri.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(870) 269-3851

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