Local Attractions

Other local attractions cover a wide variety of interests and activities. Please feel free to check out the following things to do while you are in Newport and Jackson County.

American Legion Hut, Remmel Park, Newport, AR 72112 built by WPA in 1933.

Arkansas Bank & Trust Company, 103 Walnut Street, Newport, AR 72112 – National Register of Historic Places

Arnett’s Doll Museum, 2001 Eastern Avenue, Newport, AR 72112 – (870) 523-2194 Open by Appointment Only

Empie-Van Dyke House, 403 Laurel Street, Newport, AR 72112, National Register of Historic Places.

Erwin Auxiliary Army Airfield, Northeast of the Junction of Highway 14 and County Road 917, Newport, AR 72112. National Register of Historic Places.

First Presbyterian Church, 4th and Main Streets, Newport, AR 72112. National Register of Historic Places.

George Kell Baseball Park , 1900 Fairgrounds Road, Newport, AR 72112

Gregg House, 412 Pine Street, Newport, AR 72112. National Register of Historic Places.

Jackson County Courthouse, 208 Main Street, Newport, AR 72112. National Register of Historic Places.

Jackson’s Funeral Home Museum, 1900 Malcolm Avenue, Newport, AR 72112 – (870) 523-5822 Open by Appointment Only

Jackson Guards Memorial, in Jacksonport State Park at the Junction of Washington Street and Avenue Street, Jacksonport, AR. National Register of Historic Places.

Jacksonport Courthouse, Avenue Street, Jacksonport, AR. National Register of Historic Places.

Lockwood Park – Walking Trail, Playground Equipment, Picnic Tables, Fishing Pier on Malcolm Avenue

Missouri-Pacific Railroad Depot, Front Street, Newport, AR 72112. National Register of Historic Places.

New Home School Building, Jackson County Road 69 northwest of Swifton. National Register of Historic Places.

Newport Country Club Golf Course, 703 Walker Drive, Newport, AR 72112, Private Golf Course – Green Fees Apply

Newport Farmer’s Market, Malcolm Avenue across from Lockwood Park – Open Wednesdays and Saturdays in season.

Newport Junior and Senior High School Buildings, Remmel Park, Newport, AR 72112. National Register of Historic Places.

Newport Lake – Fishing Access off of Malcolm Avenue

Newport Municipal Swimming Pool, 1900 Fairgrounds Road, Newport, AR 72112 – (870) 523-5421

Phillips 66 Station, Northern Corner of West 1st and Main Streets, Swifton, AR. National Register of Historic Places.

Remmel Park – Walking Track, Tennis Courts, Boat Access to Newport Lake

River Access to White and Black Rivers at Jacksonport State Park

Rock & Roll Highway Museum, 201 Hazel Street, Newport, AR 72112 – (870) 523-3618 – Open Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm except Holidays.

Tuckerman Water Tower, Southern End of Front Street, Tuckerman, AR. National Register of Historic Places.

Village Creek Golf Club, Village Creek Drive, Newport, AR 72112. Private Club. Greens Fees Apply.

W.A. Billingsley Library Genealogy Room, 213 Walnut Street, Newport, AR 72112 – (870) 523-2952

Weldon Gin Company District, Northeastern Corner of the Junction of Washington Street and Arkansas Highway 17, Weldon, AR. National Register of Historic Places.

White River Bridge (aka Blue Bridge), Front Street, Newport, AR. National Register of Historic Places.