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Address: 19924 U.S. 71 Scenic Byway, Mountainburg, AR 72946
Phone Number: (479) 369-2226
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Beautiful views and nice people

They close at EXACT closing time, but otherwise really nice people. Views from inside and outside are great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
Carrie B
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Germantown, Tennessee
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316 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Arrived a little past 5 thinking they were open until 6. They had closed at 5. Fantastic view. Love the area. The kids Loved it too. Worth the extra time getting off of the interstate.

Thank jwillstp
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69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

They close at EXACT closing time, but otherwise really nice people. Views from inside and outside are great.

Thank Carrie B
Ball, Louisiana
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293 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Not a lot to "do" here, but beautiful views. Don't skip it, just be aware it will not take you long. There is a hiking trail , which we did not use.

Thank Seven7777
Flower Mound, Texas
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Traveling back to Dallas from U or Arkansas, we chose the scenic route along U.S. 71. Glad we did! Artist Point is a great little country store & quaint museum with some local history. We had 3 teen girls with us, so chose to make the hike down to the falls. Down is relatively easy, though steep in places. Big... More 

Thank Ruth N
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78 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We went to this spot, which is not well known, based on reviews on TripAdvisor. I really liked it and the views are spectacular. I would highly recommend early morning. Dawn if you can as the valley faces east. It had been raining quite a bit before we got there and we were warned that the trail down to the... More 

1 Thank HenryMudd
Little Rock, Arkansas
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139 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I took the scenic route (well, one of the many!) home from Fayetteville and stopped at this viewpoint and shop off of US 71. The view was absolutely lovely. A great spot for photos and very quiet and peaceful. There were some spots along the drive that I thought would probably have been even more beautiful, but they were obscured... More 

Thank MagNEATO
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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208 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I was driving from Fayetteville to Fort Smith and had to stop here when I saw the view. Great view of the mountains and lake far below. It must be incredible in the fall. Because it was early morning I was the only one in the little shop checking out the homemade jellies and things for sale. It just happened... More 

Thank TheTimMan
Mountainburg, Arkansas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I love rustic artist point, the loud mouth bird, the breathtaking view, the local folk art, homemade jams and preserves. The old Indian Museum is kinda interesting. Arkansas diamonds are priced right. The owner is down to earth and very hospitable. Artist Point and Sky Vue Lodge, near Mountainburg, Chester, Mount Gaylor, Winslow...Absolutely, gorgeous views, especially in the fall. So... More 

Thank WinGate2013
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The trail is currently closed due to someone uncovering a sweat bee nest. The shop owner said after the first frost it should be fine, but I would call first just to make sure! The shop was great but i'll update my rating after I visit the trail.

Thank aGirlintheWoods
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We enjoyed taking in the amazing view and picking up some snacks, listening and talking to the parrot, and purchasing beautiful souvenirs.

1 Thank dklyon

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