Description - Lower White River Museum, Arkansas's 45th state park, was currently closed for renovations and was expected to open in spring of 2003. When re-opened, the museum, which interprets the history of the state's navigable rivers, will feature a completely redesigned interior and new exhibits. For more information, call (870) 256-3511 or visit www.ArkansasStateParks.com.
- Exhibits at Lower White River Museum interpret early Arkansas settlement, transportation routes and the river based economy including fishing and shelling.
Recreation - Touring the museum is the main activity at Lower White Rever Museum.
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.
Lower White River Museum is located at the western end of Main Street in Des Arc. Des Arc is found east of Little Rock, off of I-40 on Arkansas Hwy. 11.