Ozark Folk Center State Park

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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1973: As chair of Ozark Folk Cultural Commission, she worked with Betty Bumpers towards the dedication of the Ozark Folk Center State Park
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I work at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. We are an Arkansas State Park where the mission is to perpetuate, present, and promote the Ozark way of life in an educational and enjoyable manner; through craft demonstrations, musical programs, the Heritage Herb Garden, workshops, and other special events.
"Smile, be present and attentive without being overbearing," said Tina Marie Wilcox, chief herbalist and interpreter at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Greet visitors with your local or site-accepted form of "Hello." Eye contact and a smile create the best approachability, and are the basic building blocks of hospitality.
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The history of music in Arkansas is the theme of the 65th annual conference of the Arkansas Historical Association, which will be held April 6-8 at the Ozark Folk Center State Park at Mountain View.
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).
* Ozark Folk Center State Park. This unique state park is dedicated to preserving and perpetuating the Ozark Mountain way of life.