Cross County Points of Interest


The Caboose Museum
Located in Wynne, the Caboose museum sits alongside the original railroad tracks where the town, and current county seat, was founded. Patrons are able to peruse through a diverse assortment of authentic railroad memorabilia in this exclusive museum.

Cross County Veterans Memorial Monument and Museum
Found on the grounds of the Cross County Courthouse, the Veterans Memorial honors both local veterans and their families.

The museum, dedicated on Memorial Day in 2001, houses invaluable and unique military memorabilia, donated by veterans, the families of veterans and further involved citizens. In addition to the wealth of historic items that line the walls of the museum is the display of the sole AH-1 Cobra helicopter in Arkansas.


Parkin Archaeological State Park
Since the Parkin Archaeological State Park’s establishment in 1967, it has been the location of major, long-term excavations and research.

Highlighted within the state park is the Parkin Site, a well-preserved, 17-acre Native American village. Visitors to the park can enjoy a walk along the Village Trail where they are afforded the opportunity to view live archaeological research. Patrons can also learn more about various Native American techniques through the park’s Primitive Technology workshops.

Village Creek State Park
Hailing as the state’s largest state park, the 7,000-acre Village Creek State Park is positioned upon the remarkable Crowley’s Ridge, a rare geologic formation.


The vast park features two extensive lakes, Lake Dunne and Lake Austell, popular spots for bass fishing; several miles of nature and equestrian trails; cabins and more than 100 campsites; tennis courts; picnic sites; and the Visitor Center Complex, equipped with an audiovisual theater, auditorium and the Discovery Room.

Resort at Village Creek
Located within the park is a world – class, 27-hole golf resort that is set to open in the fall of 2008. This resort will be equipped with a Pro-Shop, a grill near the driving range, 17 villas with 35 keys, a restaurant and convention center, spa and swimming pool.

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