Local Attractions in and around Mena, Arkansas
Surrounded by the Ouachita Mountains, Mena, Arkansas is your gateway to many outdoor recreation activities.
Some of our favorites
Destinations and Attractions
Talimena Scenic Drive
The Talimena Scenic Drive offers you more than 50 miles of the most breathtaking vistas our states have to offer.
Queen Wilhelmina State Park
Located atop Rich Mountain, Arkansas’s second highest peak, Queen Wilhelmina offers some of the most breathtaking views in the state from the fully renovated lodge.
Wolf Pen Gap ATV Recreation Area
Wolf Pen Gap was the first trail system built specifically for four wheelers in the Ouachita National Forest.
Ouachita Country Club & Golf Course
Well-groomed fairways and greens keep Ouachita Golf & Country Club difficult yet friendly,
Blue Zip Line & Farm
Soar among 300 year old Oak trees and experience the thrill of zip lining canopy tour located on a working cattle ranch.
Earthquake Ridge Trail
The trail parallels the Talimena Scenic Byway on the north and south sides of Rich Mountain with four loops.
Mena Kansas City Southern Depot
Restored historic Kansas City Southern depot; serves as a museum of local history. Free tours available.
Board Camp Crystal Mine
Dig up your own crystals in this local mine. No Tailings, keep what you find
Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival
Turkey Track Bluegrass Park is one of the largest bluegrass festivals west of the Mississsippi, located in the Ouachita Mountains near Waldron.
Fourche Mountain Trail
The Fourche Mountain Trail offers breathtaking views of Fourche Mountain and Buck Knob.
This 10-acre community park is host to an 1851 log cabin rumored to have been used as a hideout by the notorious Jesse James.
Hang Gliding and Paragliding
Hang Gliding and Paragliding in Arkansas and Oklahoma is a year-round activity, providing very scenic backdrops for flying.
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Whether for business or for vacation Sun Country Inn, located in Mena, Arkansas is your best choice for lodging when visiting the Ouachita Mountains.
Sun Country Inn
1309 Hwy 71 North
Mena, Arkansas 71953
Local Phone: (479) 394-7477
Fax # (479)-394-5465
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