About Hardy

Hardy, Arkansas, is located in Sharp County in the north-central portion of the state. The town sits at 377 ft. elevation and has a population of 772 (2010 US Census). Founded in 1883, Hardy began as …

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MUSIC: The rhythm of the Ozarks has echoed through the Hardy hills for well over a century. Since the town was first founded, music has played an important part of its heritage. Some of Hardy’s most …

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Spring River

Enjoy the cool spring river… Rated as one of Arkansas’ best float streams, the scenic Spring River is fed by the icy waters of the Mammoth Spring, just a few miles north of Hardy. The river’s …

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Hardy, Arkansas
Spring River, Artisans, Cultural Heritage, Music

Nestled on the banks of the Spring River, the historic town of Hardy welcomes visitors to the unspoiled Arkansas Ozarks. Surrounded by rolling hills in a pristine natural setting, the charming community is home to picture-postcard shops full of collectibles, antiques and crafts from local artisans.

Spend your day canoeing, kayaking, floating or fishing the Spring River. Hardy’s outfitters are well-equipped and provide expert knowledge to assist beginners and experienced water enthusiasts.

When you’re ready to take a break, enjoy a meal at one of Hardy’s diners, coffee shops or family-style restaurants. While you’re there, you can even catch a live music performance. Hardy’s thriving music scene features many genres from Ozark bluegrass to indie rock.

When it’s time to wind down, Hardy has a lodging option for you. Spend a restful night in a historic bed & breakfast, comfortable hotel, rental cabin or RV spot on the river bank.

Music, artisans, heritage and Spring River fun, there’s always something happening in Hardy…

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