Arkansas Scenic Byways

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Arkansas Scenic Byways
A map of highways in the state of Arkansas
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Formed: 1991
Highway names
Interstates: Interstate nn, Highway nn (I nn)
US Highways: US Highway nn, US Route nn (US nn)
State: Highway nn, Arkansas nn (AR nn or Hwy. nn)
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The Arkansas Scenic Byways Program is a list of highways, mainly state highways, that have been designated by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) as scenic highways. The Arkansas General Assembly designates routes for scenic byway status upon successful nomination. For a highway to be declared scenic, a group interested in preserving the scenic, cultural, recreational, and historic qualities of the route must be created. Mayors of all communities along the route and county judges from each affected county must be included in the organization. Scenic highways are marked with a circular shield in addition to regular route markers.[1]

There are currently 11 scenic routes that have been designated Arkansas state scenic byways. Three of these byways are also National Scenic Byways.

The modern United States, with Louisiana Purchase overlay (in green)
US 65/US 165 run through the Arkansas delta
Interstate 540 winds through the Boston Mountains
Top: Crowley's Ridge Parkway runs through Phillips County
Middle: US 65/US 165 run through the Arkansas delta as the Great River Road near Dumas
Bottom: Interstate 540 winds through the Boston Mountains near Winslow as part of the Boston Mountains Scenic Loop

List of byways[edit]

National Scenic Byways[edit]

State scenic byways[edit]

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