EXPLORE

MENA

ARKANSAS

MENA

YOUR

PLACE IN THE OUACHITAS

PEOPLE

PLACES

POSSIBILITIES

MENA

YOUR

PLACE IN THE OUACHITAS

PEOPLE

PLACES

POSSIBILITIES

ABOUT US

SMALL TOWN HOSPITALITY

We may not be the ‘big city’, but our hospitality is big and our land, forest and mountain range is known as God’s Country for a reason. Visitors frequently say that they feel the stress melt away as they get closer to our neck of the woods. Mena is a charming place and our southern hospitality will keep you coming back over and over again.

THINGS TO DO

HIGHLIGHT ATTRACTIONS

Queen Wilhelmina State Park

One of the most popular local attractions can be found 13 miles northwest of downtown. Queen Wilhelmina State Park, also  known as “The Castle in the Sky” attracts thousands to its majestic peak each year. Queen…

READ MORE

Talimena National Scenic Byway

Particularly popular during the Autumn season, for its awesome colors, the drive is enjoyed by thousands each year. Mena serves as the gateway to the national byway. It is a gorgeous 54 mile route which spans one of the…

READ MORE

Fine Arts

Mena Art Gallery is located in the small town of Mena, Arkansas, in the Ouachita Mountains.  The gallery supports individual and community involvement in the creative arts, and strives to inspire and serve all ages of artists. Many…

READ MORE

Cossatot River State Park

Just 45 minutes south of Mena is Arkansas’ newest State Park. The park includes 11 miles of one of the most rugged and spectacular river corridors in the central United States. With over 5,302 acres of rugged wooded slopes, trails…

READ MORE

Ouachita National Forest

Mena is your gateway city to the splendor of the Ouachitas! The Ouachita National Forest is a vast 1.8 million acre mountainous forest and is the South’s largest national forest. The forest is noted for its picturesque…

READ MORE

Wolf Pen Gap

Hugely popular with ATV riders is the Wolf Pen Gap Trails. The system offers 41 miles of looping trails that are connected to accommodate riders who want to vary the length of their trips. Trails range from easy to most difficult…

READ MORE

VIEW ALL

ATTRACTIONS

MENA

VISITOR’S GUIDE

Download or request our Visitor’s Guide for more information on Mena, Arkansas. You will find more information about the outdoors, lodging, shopping, and food. We’re not your typical small town USA!

EVENTS

CALENDAR

The Lum & Abner Festival kicks off in

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

2019

Lum & Abner Festival

June 7 & 8

Don’t miss out on Mena’s signature event! Two full days of music, attractions, shopping, and events. Join the 7,000 festival-goers who make the Lum & Abner Festival a yearly tradition. Download your vendor application now. Apply early as vendor spaces are limited.

ARTS & HANDCRAFTED VENDORS

COMMERCIAL FOOD VENDORS

EVENT VENDORS

COMMERCIAL BUSINESS VENDORS

NON-PROFIT FOOD VENDORS

NON-PROFIT INFO VENDORS

POLITICAL INFO VENDORS

LATEST

NEWS

Website Design Request for Qualifications

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) The City of Mena and the Mena Advertising and Promotion Commission invite “Statements of Qualifications” from interested and qualified individuals/firms for the purpose of providing professional services of website design for a...

read more

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

December 1st, downtown Mena will be filled with the sights and sounds of the holiday season! Join locals and vistors alike for a true hometown Christmas experience as they gather to marvel at the 2018 Mena Christmas Parade of...

read more

Gearing Up for the 43rd Annual Rod Run

AUGUST 24-26, 2018 DOWNTOWN MENA & QUEEN WILHELMINA STATE PARK For 43 years, the Queen Wilhelmina Rod Run has attracted car enthusiasts from all over the country. Started in 1976, by the late Mark Campbell, owner of Street and Performance, Inc., the event...

read more

VIEW ALL

OF THE LATEST NEWS