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of the Tri-Peaks Area

Russellville Tourism & Visitors Center

www.discoverrussellville.org (479) 967-1762


Take Your Breath Away

Paris

Hwy. 22

Subiaco

ROUTE DISTANCE: 90 MILES*

309

Known as "TYBA," this run is one of the most colorful

Blue Mountain Lake

and picturesque routes a motorcycle enthusiast can ride. Capture a glimpse of the beautiful sandstone Subiaco Abbey, a Benedictine monastery located adjacent to Hwy. 64 in Logan County. The Abbey and its associated academy, a boarding/day school of Catholic tradition, pursue the commercial cultivation of grapes and other fruits and feed crops which grace much of the TYBA pathway. With the Boston Mountains to your north and the Ouachita Mountains to your south, you won’t want to miss any of the surrounding countryside. Venturing onward, eyes will rise to the majesty of Mt. Magazine State Park, the state’s highest peak at 2,753 feet! A summer destination for those seeking respite from the valley’s heat, the cooler temperatures and beauty of the mountaintop will take your breath away. Winding roads, plentiful foliage and the overhang of colorful Arkansas’ hardwoods make this a year-round route.

New Blaine

Hwy. 22

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Hwy. 2

Havana Hwy. 10

Danville

DIRECTIONS: • Take Hwy 7 South to Dardanelle • Turn left on Jct 7/Hwy 22. Go .01 miles • Turn right on Hwy 27 and go 18.4 miles • Turn Right on Hwy 10 and go 8.4 miles • Turn right on Hwy 309 • Don’t forget to stop for the breath taking view and visit Mount Magazine State Park! • Continue on Hwy 309 then turn right on Hwy 22 for 34 miles to Dardanelle • Turn left onto Hwy 7 back to Russellville

Dardanelle

Russellville

Hwy. 7


Hwy. 74

Ponca

Arkansas Grand Canyon ROUTE DISTANCE: 157 MILES*

The Arkansas Grand Canyon run is without a doubt one of the most favorite routes for motorcyclists in The Natural State. Meandering through the heart of “Arkansas’s Grand Canyon” will be a ride to remember. Zig-zag along Scenic Hwy. 7 and admire the beauty of some of the most captivating views in the state. Don’t be surprised if you see the elk herds in Boxley Valley. Stop and enjoy the Elk Education Center in Ponca. Crisscrossed with natural springs trailing for dozens of hidden waterfalls,

the Upper Buffalo Wildnerness area is one of the most picturesque you will discover. Veer east onto Hwy. 16 and hike the short trail to one of the most popular hiking regions in the area – Kings Bluff Trails and the famously-photographed Pedestal Rocks. Other unique attractions, scenic overlooks and pullouts make this route a natural!

Hwy. 4

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Boxley

Hwy. 7

Hwy. 21

Fallsville

Ozone

Jasper

Lurton

s a s n a k Ar and Gr on Cany Hwy. 7

Hwy. 21

Lamar

Dover DIRECTIONS: • Take Hwy 7 North 66 miles to Jasper turn right on Hwy 7 and go .03 miles • Then left on Hwy 74 for 14 miles • Turn left on Hwy 43 and go 4.3 miles • Hwy 43 turns into Hwy 21 • Continue South on Hwy 21 for 48 miles • Turn left on Hwy 64 and follow back to Russellville

Russellville


Ozark Run

Brashears

ROUTE DISTANCE: 117 MILES*

16

Don’t be surprised if you quickly discover this run to be one of your favorites. The route travels northward toward Red Star where it takes a southern turn to become what is known as the ‘Pig Trail National Scenic Byway’ for a reason. (Perhaps a trail only the state’s popular Razorback would venture upon!) The federally-protected Mulberry River, which originates near Fallsville in the Ozarks, was included in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers program in 1992 and provides numerous Class l-lll rapids, crosses the Ozark Run north of Turner’s Bend. Head on toward Hwy. 186 South toward the fertile sandy soil and moderate climate that features Arkansas Wine Country of Altus (and nearby Paris.) Discover the pioneers of the American wine industry, traced back to the 1880s, and the resulting half-dozen family-owned wineries now offering free tours, wine tastings and special events. From the magnificent views of the surrounding Ouachita Mountains, quaint communities and the rolling farm land, the Ozark Run will definitely steal your heart.

Fallsville

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Hwy. 23

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Interstate 4 ntry!

Wine Cou

Hwy. 21

Altus

Hwy. 64

DIRECTIONS: • Merge onto I-40 West toward Fort Smith • Take Exit 64 (Lamar) • Turn right onto Hwy 64 go 5.5 miles • Turn right on Hwy 21 and go 28.3 miles • Turn right onto Hwy 16 and go 25.9 miles • Turn sharp left on Hwy 16/Hwy 23 go 1.9 miles • Turn right onto Hwy 16/Hwy 23 2 miles • Turn left on Hwy 23 go 29.6 miles • Turn left onto Hwy 64 back to Russellville


Russellville

Cedar Falls Run

Hwy. 6

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ROUTE DISTANCE: 73 MILES*

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Dardanelle

Even though this may be a shorter run, it could easily become an unforgettable favorite. Make plans to stay for a day, or maybe three as history unfolds before you at Petit Jean Mountain and State Park. Known for the 300-year-old legend of Petit Jean – a young French girl who disguised herself as a boy and secretly accompanied her explorer sweetheart to the New World and the mountain – paths best traveled lead you to her gravesite and one of the most spectacular views of the Arkansas River. Arkansas’s first state park includes the spectacular waterfall Cedar Falls, Cedar Creek Canyon and Seven Hollows and is laced with wildflower, enchanting woodlands and winding streams amidst the valley below popular Mather Lodge. Facilities constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps, provide a legacy that has withstood the test of time. Travel amidst a place where sheer bluffs have been formed by Mother Nature. Don’t miss ‘Turtle Rocks,’ Bear Cave and more before moving on to the Museum of Automobiles. Wind through nearby Winrock Farms cattle operations located atop the mountain for the past 55 years. Dine at newly-remodeled Mather Lodge before heading back down

Interstate 40

Hwy. 7

Centerville

Hwy. 154

Hwy

. 64

Morrilton

Hwy. 154

Oppelo

the mountain. The south-westerly path winds across fertile river bottom farming lands before circling south of Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge. Leave the mountain heading west and cross the Arkansas River near Lock and Dam #9, a short diversion off the run’s original path. Revving up, set your compass back toward Hwy. 64 toward the “fried pickle-eating” town of Atkins where the community’s popular Picklefest happens each May. Ready for some down time? Visit Historic Russellville where you’ll find everything you need to ‘saddle-up’ for your next ride!

DIRECTIONS: • Take Hwy 64 to Morrilton • Merge onto Hwy 9 South via the ramp on the left. • Go 5.6 miles then turn right onto Hwy 154/Hwy 247 • Go 26.9 miles to Centerville • Turn right on Hwy 7 North, go 7.8 miles • Turn right on Hwy 7 North again back to Russellville


Lodging

RUSSELLVILLE, AR

Start planning today to experience the Routes & Rides of the Tri-Peaks area and all there is to do surrounding Russellville, Ark. Located at the crossroads of Interstate 40 and Scenic Byway 7 and situated at the halfway point between Little Rock and Fort Smith, Russellville can provide you with a great day of outdoor recreation, shopping, dining, and the most breath-taking views of the Tri-Peaks area.

American Best Value Inn 204 Lake Front Drive (479) 968-5511

Best Western 2326 N. Arkansas Avenue (479) 967-1000

LaQuinta Inn & Suites 111 E Harrell Drive 479-967-2299

Russellville Marina & Cabins 330 Beach Road (479) 967-1543

Budget Inn

Motel 6

1206 E. Main Street (479) 968-4959

215 W. Birch Street (479) 968-3666

Comfort Inn & Suites

Park Motel

2714 East Parkway (479) 968-2424

2615 W. Main Street (479) 968-4862

Days Inn & Suites

Quality Inn

109 East Harrell Drive (479) 280-1940

Economy Inn

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3019 E. Parkway (479) 967-7500

Relax Inn

2200 N. Arkansas Avenue (479) 968-4400

1320 E. Main Street (479) 968-6332

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Super 8 Motel

120 E. Harrell Drive (479) 967-9030

Hampton Inn 2304 N. Arkansas Avenue (479) 858-7199

Hawthorn Park Inn & Suites 3

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2407 N. Arkansas Avenue (479) 968-4300

P.O. Box 2436 (479) 968-8898

The Turner Home 519 S. Cleveland Ave. Russellville, AR  72801

Woody's Classic Inn 1522 E. Main Street (479) 968-7774

For more information on the Tri-Peaks area or to receive an information packet containing area points-of-interest and more, visit

www.discoverrussellville.org

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Ozark Run

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Arkansas Grand Canyon

or contact (479) 967-1762 or email promotion@russellville.org

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Take Your Breath Away

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Cedar Falls Run

Printed with combination of state funds and private regional association funds. *All route distances measured to approximate miles.


Russellville Tourism & Visitors Center

www.discoverrussellville.org (479) 967-1762


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