Follow the Arkansas Art Trail and explore the natural beauty of the region where nature inspires art.

Enjoy stops at America’s first National river – The Buffalo National River – and the first art museum dedicated to American art – Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

The Arkansas Art Trail… where nature inspires art. Breathtaking vistas, mountain views, nationally significant sites, and natural settings are complimented by architectural features and made meaningful by local heritage and cultural sites. This website includes resources to guide you on your actual or virtual journey along the Trail.

Wear comfortable shoes, open your eyes and prepare to be inspired. Trail Views highlights ten significant sites where nature and art intersect. Exploring the entire Arkansas Art Trail can take three to seven days depending upon how long you choose to linger at each site or how many side trips you take. The Trail has been organized into three day trips for convenience. Side trips have been noted that include additional sites you may find inspiring.