Arkansas Scenic Byways
The Arkansas Scenic Byways Program
is a list of highways, mainly state highways
, that have been designated by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
(AHTD) as scenic highways
. The Arkansas General Assembly
designates routes for scenic byway status upon successful nomination. For a highway to be declared scenic, a group interested in preserving the scenic, cultural, recreational, and historic qualities of the route must be created. Mayors of all communities along the route and county judges from each affected county must be included in the organization. Scenic highways are marked with a circular shield in addition to regular route markers.
There are currently 11 scenic routes that have been designated Arkansas state scenic byways. Three of these byways are also National Scenic Byways.
Roads in italics are also National Scenic Byways.
Highway 7 in the Ouachita Mountains
Interstate 49 winds through the Boston Mountains near Winslow as part of the Boston Mountains Scenic Loop
Crowley's Ridge Parkway and the Great River Road run together in Mississippi River State Park
Mt. Magazine Scenic Byway
Ozark Highlands Scenic Byway in Boxley Valley
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