Arkansas Highway 268

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Highway 268

AR 268 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ArDOT
ExistedMay 23, 1973[1]–present
Section 1
Length3.00 mi[2] (4.83 km)
West end AR 14
East end CR 227 (B Rodgers Cir) / CR 259 (Locust Rd)
Section 2
Length2.78 mi[2] (4.47 km)
West end AR 14 near Mull
East endBuffalo National River
CountryUnited States
Highway system
AR 267 AR 269

Highway 268 (AR 268, Ark. 268, and Hwy. 268) is a designation for two state highways in Marion County. One route of 3.00 miles (4.83 km) runs from Highway 14 to Marion County Road 227 (CR 227, B Rodgers Cir) and CR 259 (Locust Rd). A second route in south Marion County runs 2.78 miles (4.47 km) from Highway 14 to the Buffalo National River. Both routes are maintained by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD).[3]

Route description

Western Marion County

The route begins at Highway 14 in northeast Marion County within the Ozark Mountains. The route serves as a short rural route near Bull Shoals Lake, running northeast to and intersection, where it meets Marion CR 227 (B Rodgers Cir) and CR 259 (Locust Rd). The roadway continues east as CR 259/Locust Rd, with CR 227 running north from the intersection.[3]

Buffalo River

Highway 268 begins at Highway 14 in southern Marion County near the unincorporated community of Mull. The route runs east to the Buffalo National River.[3] This access point on the river was formerly owned and operated by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism as Buffalo River State Park, but was re-designated as the United States' first National River under National Park Service jurisdiction in 1972.


The section in western Marion County was added to the state highway system on May 23, 1973, pursuant to Act 9 of 1973 by the Arkansas General Assembly.[1] The act directed county judges and legislators to designate up to 12 miles (19 km) of county roads as state highways in each county.[4]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Marion County.

0.000.00 AR 14 – Lead Hill, YellvilleSouthern terminus
3.004.83 CR 227 (B Rodgers Cir) / CR 259 (Locust Rd)Northern terminus
Gap in route
0.000.00 AR 14 – Yellville, MarshallSouthern terminus
2.784.47Buffalo National RiverNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also


  1. ^ a b "Minute Order 73-362" (PDF). Minutes of the Meeting. Arkansas State Highway Commission. 1960-08-31. p. 1168. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
  2. ^ a b c Planning and Research Division (March 28, 2012). "Arkansas Road Log Database". Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Archived from the original (MBD) on June 23, 2011. Retrieved April 13, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Marion County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Transportation Planning & Policy Division. Little Rock: Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. 2008-04-15. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  4. ^ Planning and Research Division, Policy Analysis Section (2010). Development of Highway and Transportation Legislation in Arkansas (PDF). Little Rock: Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. p. 13. Retrieved 2016-07-09. {{cite book}}: |author= has generic name (help); |work= ignored (help)

External links

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