We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 19924 U.S. 71 Scenic Byway, Mountainburg, AR 72946
Phone Number: (479) 369-2226

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 12 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 4
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
We didn't get to do the trail

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
HenryMudd
,
Omaha
Add Photo Write a Review

12 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Omaha
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
53 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Little Rock, Arkansas
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
40 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mountainburg, Arkansas
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bella Vista, Arkansas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
West Fork, Arkansas
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

I love the homey ambience and the courteous service. The view out the back window over the valley is breathtaking, and it's just a place to stop a spell, rest, and stock up on jams and jellies.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Benton, Arkansas
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

A truly wonderful view. Right beside the highway. No walking required. Fall colors are breath taking.;No need to go to New England.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Talihina
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

My last visit was more than 10 years ago. One of those locations I always wanted to stop at, but we never had the time. So, on my birthday I decided to drive the 2 hours to visit it. I was very dissapointed. It was too wet to hike down the trails, said the owners and the gift shop was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fort Smith, AR
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Pretty hot in summer tho. Really any time of year is right for a quick stop.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Artist Point also viewed

 

Been to Artist Point? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Artist Point staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?