Arkansas Highway 168

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Highway 168 marker

Highway 168
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 8.59 mi[1] (13.82 km)
Tourist
routes:
Crowley's Ridge Parkway
Major junctions
West end: Hwy. 228 at Fontaine
  Hwy. 141 in Loredo
East end: US 412
Location
Counties: Greene
Highway system
US 167 Hwy. 169

Arkansas Highway 168 (AR 168 and Hwy. 168) is an east–west state highway in Greene County, Arkansas. The route of 8.59 miles (13.82 km) runs from Highway 228 east through Crowley's Ridge State Park to US Route 412 (US 412).[2] A segment of the route composes the Crowley's Ridge Parkway.[3]

Route description[edit]

Highway 168 begins at Highway 228 at Fontaine and runs east. The route runs through Loredo before forming a concurrency with Highway 141 (Crowley's Ridge Parkway) north to Waldron. Highway 141 continues north at a fork in the road, while Highway 168 turns northeast to Crowley's Ridge State Park. The Crowley's Ridge Parkway designation changes at this fork, following Highway 168 through the park.[3] In the park, Highway serves the Crowley's Ridge Bathhouse, Comfort Station, Dining Hall, a historic bridge, and Walcot Lake. Further north, Highway 168 continues to US 412, where it terminates.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Greene County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Fontaine 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 228 Western terminus
  6.08 9.78 Hwy. 141 south
Hwy. 141 concurrency north, 4.5 miles (7.2 km)
Walcott 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 141 north
  8.59 13.82 US 412 north Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ a b Planning and Research Division (2010). "Arkansas Road Log Database" (Database). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Archived from the original on 23 June 2011. Retrieved June 9, 2011. 
  2. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. General Highway Map (Map) (Greene County ed.). Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/GreeneCounty.pdf. Retrieved June 28, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Staff. "Crowley's Ridge Parkway: Driving Directions". America's Byways. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved January 13, 2012.