Arkansas Highway 281

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Highway 281

AR 281 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ArDOT
Length12.292 mi[2] (19.782 km)
ExistedApril 24, 1963[1]–present
Major junctions
South end AR 7 near Bergman
North endBull Shoals Lake
CountryUnited States
Highway system
AR 280 AR 282

Highway 281 (AR 281, Ark. 281, and Hwy. 281) is a state highway in Boone County, Arkansas. The route begins at Highway 7 near Bergman and runs north to Bull Shoals Lake. The route is maintained by the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT).

Route description

In Boone County, in the Ozark Mountains, Highway 281 begins at an intersection with Highway 7 north of Bergman. The route winds north through a sparsely populated area, passing through the unincorporated community of Boone. A brief concurrency with Highway 14 begins in northern Boone County. After the overlap, Highway 281 turns north and runs to Tucker Hollow Park on Bull Shoals Lake, where the route terminates.[3]


The route was created by the Arkansas State Highway Commission on April 24, 1963 between Highway 14 and Bull Shoals Lake.[1] It was extended south to Bergman on November 23, 1966.[4]

Major intersections

Mile markers reset at concurrencies. The entire route is in Boone County.

0.0000.000 AR 7 (Scenic 7 Byway) – Lead Hill, Harrison
AR 14 – Omaha, Lead Hill
Bull Shoals Lake2.5244.062End state maintenance
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also


  1. ^ a b "Minutes" (1953–69), p. 913.
  2. ^ a b Transportation Planning and Policy Division (October 1, 2020). State Highway Route and Section Map, Boone County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). 1:62,500. Little Rock: Arkansas Department of Transportation. Retrieved August 15, 2021. {{cite map}}: |author= has generic name (help)
  3. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (December 22, 2011). General Highway Map, Boone County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). 1:62500. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved June 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "Minutes" (1953–69), p. 556.

External links

Media related to Arkansas Highway 281 at Wikimedia Commons