Your Gateway to the Ozarks! On the shores of the newly-restored Little Red River, just miles from Greers Ferry Lake…a gem of natural beauty nestled in the Ozark foothills. Enjoy our historic downtown, parks & trails, local arts & crafts, antique & boutique shopping, and much more!
Clinton maintains 2 public parks with lighted walking trails, music amphitheater, fishing pond, outdoor classroom & nature garden, skateboard park, soccer field, baseball/softball fields, and a newly-launched Disc Golf Course.
The Archey Park Riverwalk system is pedestrian, bicycle, and pet friendly, linking both park areas to the historic downtown, with water access to the Archey Fork Nature Conservancy area. Ample parking, with many shops & restaurants are within convenient walking distance.
Other amenities include a nearby Adventure Park & Drone Course, South Fork Nature Center, the famous Natural Bridge, the 9-hole Red River Golf Club, Tennis Courts, a state-of-the-art new Library & Conference Center, an extensive Historical Museum, and so much more!Fun at Archey Fork Park!
Live Music at Archey Fork Park, Saturday nights all summer long!
Greers Ferry Lake
Greers Ferry Lake offers 40,000 acres of good fishing and water sports. There are several marinas, campgrounds, and boat docks available. Tributaries to the lake run through and around Clinton, providing excellent wade fishing.
Access the water from Hwy 65 on the south side of Clinton (turn on Hwy 95 E towards Choctaw Marina) or from Hwy 16 on the north side (through Shirley towards Fairfield Bay).
Local Events Highlights
Actual calendar dates may vary. Visit the Community Calendar for current & upcoming events.
Chamber of Commerce Banquet (Clinton)
Annual Fashion Gala (Fairfield Bay)
Clinton Hunger Run 5K
Ozark Health Bass Tournament (Greers Ferry Lake)
VBC Literacy Council Annual Music Festival (Clinton)
Surf the Bay (Fairfield Bay)
Archey Fest (Clinton)
Ozark Health Golf Classic (Fairfield Bay)
Alread Community Fireworks Show
Independence Day Parade & Fireworks (Fairfield Bay)
Van Buren County Fair (Clinton)
Annual Greers Ferry Lake/Little Red River Cleanup & “Love the Lake & River” Weekend
Great Southern Stone Skipping Championship (Fairfield Bay)
Paddle Battle (Fairfield Bay)
Rock the Ranch Music & Outdoor Festival
ACRDC Summer Festival (Alread)
Memory Stroll 5k & “Must-Dash”(Clinton)
Veteran’s Day Parade & Concert (Clinton)
Traditional Arts & Crafts Fair (Clinton)
Ozark Health Foundation Gala, Festival of Trees (Fairfield Bay)
“Behold the Lamb” Live Nativity (Clinton)