705 Museum Road
Conway, AR 72032
Phone: (501) 329-8548
Fax: (501) 329-8546
This 1925 commemorative sculpture, that bears the names of Confederate soldiers, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The First United Methodist Church is a historic church site at Conway in Arkansas. It is accurately located at the junction of Prince and Clifton Street. The church building was constructed in 1913 and is established on a land cover of less than an acre. The site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a prominent monumental structure. The church organizes for early morning worship and the Sunday school among the varied activities planned and executed by it.
Galloway Hall is located in Conway, Arkansas. It was built in 1913 and is a hall of the Hendrix College. It was built to commemorate Bishop Charles Betts Galloway. The building was designed by Charles L. Thompson in the Tudor Revival architectural style, and got listed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1982.
Conway's largest city park at 1,200 acres, this park offers swimming, boating, volleyball, softball, picnic, and fishing opportunities.
Bigelow Rosenwald School was the first and only one of its kind in Perry County. Built in 1926 and operational as a school till 1964, it was transformed into the Rosenwald Community Center for many years. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this structure has been abandoned for long and locals are looking to restore it to its former glory and preserve it as a community cultural center.
Although the current building was constructed in 1933, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church can trace its beginnings back to 1878, which was when Polish settlers arrived in the area. The church they built on the hill was called Jasna Góra, meaning 'Blue Hill'. Over the years, the church has survived repeated fires, and was eventually placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Located by the 40-acre Lake Bennett which is perfect for fishing and swimming.
If you are entering Little Rock from I-430, you cannot miss the mammoth Pinnacle Mountain to the west, with its pointy, volcano-esque top. The state park centered around this mountain, just a few miles from Little Rock proper, is a unique Arkansas treasure. There are multiple hiking options sure to please adventure seekers. There is also a family-friendly hiking trail that leads to the top on the mountain. Plenty of picnic tables are available, and campgrounds are nearby. The park staff offers frequent events such as cookouts and puppet shows for families, along with survival lessons for adults.
This jewel of a park is hidden in the valley of Pinnacle Mountain, only a 15-minute drive from Little Rock. Everything you need to have a relaxing weekend is available here. There are plenty of shady camping spots, some even by the Arkansas River's banks. Families appreciate the huge-covered pavilions, complete with picnic tables and grills. A playground is within walking distance from the camping area, and there is a pleasant-little picnicking area there as well. A boat launch is a popular spot with local fishermen.
Nestled between where the Arkansas and Little Maumelle Rivers meet, lies a 1000 acre (400 hectares) park. Here at Two Rivers Park, locals and visitors alike can partake in a variety of outdoor activities, from horse back riding and cycling to leisurely walks and even gardening! Located within this lush parkland is the Garden Center where residents can rent out garden tracts and plant and weed to their hearts content.
1917, and the closing days of World War I, when it was known as Camp Pike. It is one of the largest state operated training sites in the US. It is headquarters for the Arkansas National Guard and open year round for training.
If the humid Arkansas heat gets you down, cool off at Wild River Country water park. The park offers everything from the Lightning Bolt: —a wild ride down a straight slide: —to the Lazy River, a pool for inner tubers that winds around the park's center. Young children can play in the special Tad Pool area. Refreshment stands are located throughout the park.