Ozark Folk Center State Park

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Ozark Folk Center State Park


Location:One mile north of Mountain View on Spur 382 (Jimmy Driftwood Parkway) off Highways 5, 9, and 14. Street address is 1032 Park Avenue.
Facilities:60-room lodge, restaurant, snack bar, conference and meeting facilities, music theater, crafts village, outdoor stage, snack bar, exhibits, gift shop, picnic areas.
Activities:Craft exhibitions and demonstrations, music programs, contests, workshops, festivals.
Special Features:Park is America's only facility that preserves the Ozark heritage and presents its living history. Facilities and programs at the Center focus on the cultural and social history of the Ozark region, particularly in the areas of pioneer crafts and mountain music.
Address:PO Box 500
Mountain View, AR 72560

Phone:870-269-3851
Fax:870-269-2909
Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com
Size: 637 acres.

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Denny Maynard, long-time Ozark Folk Center wood carver said, "I ask them if they remember the old days.
Jeanette Larson, CIT, is the craft director at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas.
Popular attractions that didn't make the list included Wild River Country (180,000 visitors), the Ozark Folk Center State Park (178,262 visitors), Queen Wilhelmina State Park (170,834 visitors), and The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs (165,000 visitors).
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The staff at the Ozark Folk Center, which is operated by the state Department of Parks and Tourism, began selling the products by mail order several years ago.
Those include the National Forest Service's Blanchard Springs Caverns in Stone County and the state's Ozark Folk Center at Mountain View.