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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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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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Wheel-a-Mena 2016, Tour to the Top

A Bicycle Tour of the Ouachita Mountains and the Talimena Scenic Drive.  

The Wheel A’ Mena Bicycle Tour will be staged out of Mena, Arkansas which is located at the foot hills of Rich Mountain.
Tour Distances will be offered of either a 30 mile, 50 mile, and 70 mile route. The ride takes place Saturday September 17 at 8AM.

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