Harrison Travel Guide

Harrison is located in Boone County, northwest Arkansas, amid the scenic Ozark Mountains. Popular with outdoor enthusiasts heading for the Ozarks, it also attracts history buffs for its diverse Native Indian past. Harrison is also the perfect location for elk spotting along the Buffalo National River.

Historic downtown Harrison is a shopper’s paradise with over 100 specialty shops offering everything from brand name clothing to antiques and handicrafts. Art and culture fans will be pleased to find a thriving arts scene with plenty of painting, pottery, carving, movies, shows and music to enjoy.

Daytime activities include two museums, a trout farm, exploring exciting caves or going for a walk at Lake Harrison. Sports fans can choose from an endless selection of outdoor and indoor sports, while night owls will revel in the dramatic performances at the Lyric Theater or enjoy fine dining at one of the many local restaurants.


Boone County Heritage Museum: is dedicated to preserving the historical heritage of Boone County and exhibits include railroad and medical rooms.

Marine Corps Legacy Museum: highlights the actions of the Marine Corps and gives an inside look at their daily life and operations.

Bear Creek Springs Trout Farm and Gift Shop: for the avid angler, this farm offers rainbow trout fishing with equipment available for hire and a fish cleaning service.

Hurricane River Cave: is located 16 miles south of Harrison and features a waterfall gushing a thousand gallons a minute.