One of the Best Scenic Driving Routes You Never Knew
Discover one of the newest and best scenic driving route in Arkansas the designated Interstate 530 State Scenic Byway —
gorgeous wildflowers, rolling woodlands, waterfowl, wading birds and
This scenic byway roughly follows Bayou Bartholomew
crossing the stream several times from its origins in the rolling
woodlands of the West Gulf Coastal Plain until it descends into the
flatlands of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, or Delta.
Approximately the southern two-thirds of the route travels a wetlands
corridor once designated for preservation as a greenbelt. Though I-530
and urban development now encroach on the corridor, waterfowl and wading
birds can still be observed in the bayou backwaters, ponds and borrow
pits from which fill was taken to build the roadway. Young bald
cypresses planted as part of a reforestation effort can also be seen. Plan a trip on one of Arkansas’s finest scenic driving routes.
ROUTE: Interstate 530 between Ark. 256 northwest of White Hall and U.S. 65 in southern Pine Bluff.
LENGTH: 15 miles
THINGS TO KNOW: Shopping, lodging and dining are available in Pine Bluff.
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