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Talimena National Scenic Byway

Travel a short drive to the Talimena National Scenic Byway. Explore the golden valleys of a majestic byway and discover historic towns along the way. The Talimena Scenic Drive offers you more than 50 miles of the most breathtaking vistas our states have to offer. Plus, surrounding the Talimena Scenic Drive, you will find historic gateway towns with open arms and outstanding events to fill your days.

Explore the Byway this Year!

If you are looking for a day or a week to enjoy nature at its very best, be sure to mark the Talimena National Scenic Byway on your “must go to” list this year. Enjoy an adventure in the Winding Stair Mountain spanning from East Oklahoma to West Arkansas. Consume the majestic vistas, endless trails, multiple trailer camping locations, wildlife and the adventure of the winding drive across both states.

Be sure to come visit us at Talimena this weekend to “Live for the Experience” you will not forget.

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The Talimena Scenic Byway is supported by The Talimena Scenic Byway Association and its Members. Become a sponsoring member of this program – Today!

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The Talimena Scenic drive winds 54 miles along the crest of Rich Mountain and Winding Stair Mountain in the Ouachita National Forest (pronounced Wash-i-tah). If you can resist stopping to enjoy the many vistas and attractions along the way, the route takes 1 hour and 10 minutes to drive. A leisurely drive can take all day.

See the Majestic Byway of Talimena!

Visit Our Gateway Cities...

Waldron, Arkansas

Experience the best nature has to offer while enjoying our friendly small town atmosphere Experience the best nature has to offer while enjoying...

Broken Bow, Oklahoma

The gateway city to Broken Bow Lake, Beavers Bend Resort Park, the Mountain Fork and Glover Rivers, and the Ouachita National Forest. Broken Bow,...

Talihina, Oklahoma

Talihina is the Village between the mountains and is the Gateway to the beautiful Talimena Scenic Drive and the Ouachita National Forest. In 1886...

Explore the Byway...

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Explore the Drive with our interactive map and plan your perfect vacation.

Photo Gallery...

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See for yourself the magnificent scenery and stunning views.

Pick an Adventure...

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Discover the attractions along the Drive & the best times to visit.