Sylamore Scenic Byway

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Forest Route 1110.svgNational Forest Scenic Byway marker

Sylamore Scenic Byway

Sylamore Scenic Byway
  Sylamore Scenic Byway   State highways
Route information
Maintained by ArDOT
Length26.5 mi[1] (42.6 km)
ExistedFebruary 8, 1989[2]–present
Major junctions
South end FSR 1110 at Blanchard Springs Caverns
North end AR 5 / AR 9 at Calico Rock
CountryUnited States
Highway system

The Sylamore Scenic Byway is a scenic route in the Arkansas Scenic Byways program. The route runs through the Sylamore Ranger District of the Ozark National Forest in Arkansas for 26.5 miles (42.6 km) in Stone County.[1] It passes through undeveloped forest land as a scenic route to Blanchard Springs Caverns.

Route description

The Sylamore Scenic Byway begins at the National Forest Service Blanchard Springs Caverns Visitor Center. The Mirror Lake Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The route runs west along Forest Highway 1110. It turns onto Highway 14, which winds east past an intersection with Highway 87 to Allison near the White River. The Sylamore Creek Byway begins an overlap with Highway 5 and Highway 9 northbound, following the White River and passing the Miles Jeffery Barn. It passes through Optimus, an unincorporated community, before terminating at a bridge over the White River.[1]


The Sylamore Scenic Byway was designated as a National Forest Scenic Byway on February 8, 1989.[2]

Major intersections

StoneBlanchard Springs0.00.0Byway begins at FSR 1110Southern terminus

AR 14 west – Fifty-Six, Yellville
End FS 1110 overlap, begin AR 14 overlap

AR 5 south / AR 9 south / AR 14 east – Mountain View, Melbourne
Begin AR 5/AR 9 overlap, end AR 14 overlap,
White River26.542.6Stone–Izard county line; northern terminus
Izard AR 5 / AR 9Continuation into Izard County
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


See also


  1. ^ a b c Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (October 6, 2016). General Highway Map, Stone County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). 1:62500. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Federal Highway Administration. "Sylamore Scenic Byway: Official Designations". America's Byways. Federal Highway Administration. Archived from the original on August 6, 2011. Retrieved September 11, 2011.

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