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Fall Foliage in Mena

The fall season brings with it a lot of favorites -pumpkin flavored everything, bonfires, football, fall festivals, hayrides and the return of those gorgeous fall leaves. Nestled in the beautiful Ouachita Mountains, Mena is the perfect spot to enjoy the season’s breathtaking fall foliage. To experience the fall foliage in all its glory, take a drive along the Talimena National Scenic Byway.  The 54 miles of brilliantly colored mountain views will not disappoint. The fall colors of the Ouachitas typically reach their peak by early to mid-November. To keep track of the changing colors, visit  The site will post fall color updates weekly for a total of 9 weeks starting Thursday, September 29th. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to enjoy the Ouachitas at one of the most beautiful times of the year.  Plan your trip to Mena today!

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Fall Fun at Holly Springs Homestead

If you’re looking for family-friendly fall fun, Holly Springs Homestead is the place for you. Located in the heart of the Ouachita mountains, Holly Springs is as beautiful as it is fun.  Visitors will enjoy the homestead pumpkin patch and corn maze, stop by The Farmstand for farm fresh produce and find an amazing selection of unique gifts and local handicrafts at The Market.  Young visitors will have fun exploring the Kids Adventure Farm with its life-sized Tic-Tac-Toe, tree swings, Adeline’s Mud Pie Kitchen, giant teepee, hay maze, crazy croquet and more. Holly Springs Homestead is open Tuesdays – Saturdays until October 29.  Click here for more information on Holly Springs Homestead.

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Small Town Hospitality

We may not be the ‘big city’, but our hospitality is big and our land, forest and mountain range is known as God’s Country for a reason. Visitors frequently say that they feel the stress melt away as they get closer to our neck of the woods. Mena is a charming place and our southern hospitality will keep you coming back over and over again.

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