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Boston Mountains Scenic Loop

Highway 71, Interstate 540, AR
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Expected something more

The views from the main highway are so amazing, I thought the scenic loop would be right down there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JE0928
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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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Wish was not raining

My husband wanted a nice scenic drive and this did not disappoint. We went on a misty day so wish... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2017
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Mar 26, 2017
“Wish was not raining ”
Jan 15, 2017
“Beautiful Scenery”
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Highway 71, Interstate 540, AR
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views from the main highway are so amazing, I thought the scenic loop would be right down there in the middle of it all. We came in on the exit that was about 12 miles north of Alma and took it up to Devils...More

Thank JE0928
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Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

My husband wanted a nice scenic drive and this did not disappoint. We went on a misty day so wish it was sunny.

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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

I have been driving on it since I was a child. Very beautiful drive with stops for viewing and eating

Thank candace m
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Exit I40 at Alma and head north. A few local eateries along the way but mostly scenic. Up, up, up into the Boston Mountains. Don't be in a hurry, passing lanes will come along eventually on the steepest parts. Twisty turny highway makes you pay...More

3  Thank TYW
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

We love riding through here. It's so pretty especially on a bike when the leaves are changing. Take your time and look and go on the hiking trails to.

Thank Dodgesrw
Reviewed September 19, 2015

The Boston Mountain loop, old HWY 71 gives you an alternative to driving the busy interstate from Fayetteville to Alma. It is a beautiful drive, but take your time, there is no reason to hurry because the majority of the traffic is on HWY 49.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

This isn't so much an attraction you go to, as it is a loop you drive and can stop at a few places. It's beautiful views! Tons of gorgeous scenery. Don't skip it!

Thank Seven7777
Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous! We were lucky enough to see this lovely area when the autumn colors were beginning, it was simply gorgeous! The weather was misty and cool, a perfect experience! Highly recommend!

3  Thank KatieStodgell
Reviewed November 15, 2013

If you are driving between Fayetteville and Fort Smith, this drive is a must. It is absolutely gorgeous, with sweeping views of the Boston Mountains. Go in late October or early November for fall color that looks like the mountains are on fire!

5  Thank MagNEATO
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