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Scenic drive

We enjoyed driving the Scenic 7 Byway. Nice getting off of the highwayd and looking at the mountains and valleys. There are no places to get fuel. You will pass Wilhelmina State... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2016
HenrikMikkelsen
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Bjerringbro, Denmark
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just rode motorcycles on Hiway 7 from El Dorado to Harrison Arkansas, the road is good, plenty to see lots of curves, stop at the Cliff House just past Jasper ... have a steak ... mmm good!

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Thank Hugh H
Las Vegas, Nevada
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102 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

We had the time and decided to do the entire byway from Eueka Springs to El Dorado. Good decisio and good time of year, Nov. the traffic was light and some attractions are out of season but overall it is a warm year so it was lovely. By the way, Arkansas website is very good with maps and detailed info.... More 

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Thank Flyfreemark
Bjerringbro, Denmark
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19 reviews
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Reviewed November 7, 2016

We enjoyed driving the Scenic 7 Byway. Nice getting off of the highwayd and looking at the mountains and valleys. There are no places to get fuel. You will pass Wilhelmina State Park with the possibility for something to eat.

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1 Thank HenrikMikkelsen
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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578 reviews
254 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2016

We drove this highway for a whole day. It is a beautiful area with a lot of county roads to explore. The only thing that obstructed your view was the fact that the forest had grown up so much. However, this is a part of it and I enjoyed my day.

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Thank Sharon K
Victoria, Texas
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28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2016

We drove from Harrison to Hot Springs on the road. It's a beautiful scenic drive. The road winds through the mountains, and there are cute gift shops and a couple of restaurants along the way. There are several scenic pull outs to stop and look at. Definitely recommend to people who aren't in a hurry. You must drive slower due... More 

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3 Thank Kim333tx
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We regularly travel highway 7. But if you want to see anything scenic left you better hurry. The Arkansas Highway Department is in the process of ruining it. Obviously federal funds are burning their pockets and they are cutting down, burning, and covering formerly beautiful forests with huge, ugly rocks. It is hideous. And they are even doing it on... More 

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1 Thank parchcorndaughter
Indiana
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243 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2016

My wife and I make a trip to Texas several times a year and taking the interstate every time gets kinda boring so on this return trip I decided to get off the super congested interstates and see some of what I know is a very beautiful state. I saw this Scenic Byway listed as one of the great drives... More 

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5 Thank calloused_traveler
Moline, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Great scenery, with perfectly banked roads. Very beautiful. If you get a chance, go to the Old Post BBQ in Russellville. It has fabulously good ribs and chicken, and probably everything else they make. Mmm, Mmmmm!

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1 Thank Joe R
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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364 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2016

This is beautiful drive that connects Russellville/Dardanelle to Hot Springs area. Beautiful drive through the mountains and hills of west central Arkansas. You can see Lake Nimrod lake and Dam, the campground and several other places of interest if you have time to take some roads off hwy 7. Drive slow enjoy the view and have a great time!!

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Thank Bill B
Cincinnati, OH
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83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
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Reviewed November 22, 2015

I enjoyed getting off of the interstate and looking at the mountain range scenery. There are a couple neat places to stay overnight. This road is not a tourist trap or highly populated with commercial sites.

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