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Petit Jean State Park in Morrilton is among the top 10 places to visit in Arkansas.

Here's a list (in alphabetical order) of the top 10 places to visit in Arkansas as determined in an online vote on, the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism's website.

  • Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
  • Bathhouse Row, Hot Springs
  • Eureka Springs Downtown Historic District
  • Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs
  • MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, Little Rock
  • Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
  • Ozark Medieval Fortress, Lead Hill
  • Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
  • Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
  • Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, Eureka Springs

 In May, the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism announced the list of 175 Top Places to Visit, as determined by activity and searches on, and encouraged residents to visit to vote for their favorite destinations in the state.

More than 50,000 votes were cast during four weeks of voting. The Department invites everyone to celebrate our statehood by getting out to enjoy the many attractions available in Arkansas. To find out more, visit