- The Ozark Mountains Region has Civil war museums, large lakes, colorful small towns, and progressive urban areas. The countryside is dotted with colorful little towns, virtually unchanged from the early days. Tourist Information centers are located in Bentonville, Siloam Springs, Harrison, Mammoth Spring, and Corning.
Recreation - Recreational opportunities in the Ozark Mountains Region includes fine fishing, canoeing and other water sports on rivers and large lakes, hiking and camping in state parks, hunting on wildlife refuges, scenic drives and visiting historical museums.
Climate - Arkansas has a temperate climate with the coldest temperatures near freezing during December, January and February. Daytime highs for these months usually reach 55 degrees F. Spring and fall temperatures are very mild with lows dipping to 44 degrees F and highs reaching 70 degrees F. July and August are the hottest months of the year with average temperatures reaching 90 degrees F. June and September average temperatures usually reach into the mid-eighties. Spring and winter months are the wettest of the year.
The Ozark Mountains Region occupies the northwestern corner of Arkansas, touching the Ouachita Mountains on the south and the Mississippi Delta on the east.