Arkansas Highway 227

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Highway 227

Route information
Maintained by ArDOT
ExistedJuly 10, 1957[1]–present
Section 1
Length7.43 mi[2] (11.96 km)
South end US 70 in Hempwallace
North end US 270 near Royal
Section 2
Length11.74 mi[2] (18.89 km)
South end US 270 in Piney
North endLake Ouachita State Park
CountryUnited States
Highway system
AR 226 AR 228

Highway 227 (AR 227, Ark. 227, and Hwy. 227) is a designation for two north–south state highways in Garland County, Arkansas. One segment of 7.43 miles (11.96 km) runs north from US Highway 70 (US 70) to US 270.[3] A second route of 11.74 miles (18.89 km) begins at US 270 at Piney and runs north to Lake Ouachita State Park. Both routes are maintained by the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT).[2]

Route description

US 70 to US 270

First reassurance marker south of US 270 intersection

Highway 227 begins at US 70 west of Hot Springs. The highway winds north through rolling hills through the community of Sunshine before terminating at US 270 west of Royal.

Piney to Lake Ouachita State Park

Highway 227 begins at US 270 west of Hot Springs at Piney near Lake Hamilton. The route runs north through Hawes and Mountain Pine before intersecting with Highway 192. Following this intersection, the route enters the Ouachita National Forest and Lake Ouachita State Park. The highway terminates at Crawdad Island Rd/Mountain Pine Rd (state park roads) near the visitor's center.


Highway 227 was created from US 270 to Lake Ouachita State Park by the Arkansas State Highway Commission (ASHC) on July 10, 1957.[1] The second segment was created on July 28, 1965.[4]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Garland County.

0.000.00 US 70 – Hot Springs, GlenwoodSouthern terminus
7.4311.96 US 270 – Hot Springs, Mount IdaNorthern terminus
Gap in route
Piney0.000.00 US 270 – Hot Springs, Mount IdaSouthern terminus
AR 192 east – Hot Springs Village
Hwy. 192 western terminus
Lake Ouachita State Park11.7418.89 AR 600 (Crawdad Island Rd/Mountain Pine Rd)Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway Commission (1969). "Minutes of the Meeting of the Arkansas State Highway Commission" (PDF). Little Rock: Arkansas State Highway Commission. p. 1784. OCLC 21798861. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d System Information and Research Division (2014). "Arkansas Road Log Database" (MDB). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved March 27, 2016.
  3. ^ General Highway Map, Garland County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. February 17, 2015. Retrieved April 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "Minutes" (1970–1979), p. 692


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