Points of Interest
Established in 2014 on the West side of the town square. The Eiffel Tower was a gift to the city. A 7 foot two tiered water feature with fountain was added to the 18 foot tower to become the 25 foot tall Eiffel Tower. Notable fact: The tower is painted with the same paint (brand and color) as the Eiffel Tower in Paris France! There are 3 different shades of brown paint and it was donated by the manufacturer from France.
Love Lock fence is located next to the Eiffel Tower to celebrate your love. Purchase a lock in Paris or bring it with you, add your name and the name of your significant other written or engraved on your lock, place the lock on the fence, throw your key in the Eiffel Tower fountain and forever seal your love in Paris!
You Don’t miss a chance to have your photo taken at the Eiffel Tower in Paris! Bonjour
The courthouse was rebuilt in 1908, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. It is located at 25 West Walnut Street, Paris AR 72855.
The site of the last legal hanging in Arkansas and if you schedule in advance they will arrange a reenactment hanging at the gallows complete with a prisoner, sheriff and many more dressed in 1800’s period costumes.
Phone Number: 479-963-3936
Hours: 12:00- 5:00 pm Wednesday – Saturday
Location: 202 North Vine St , Paris.
It is a educational, fun and rich in history. In the 1800’s coal was discovered in Logan County and the rest is history. With photos and tributes to local coal miners, it is a fun history lesson for all ages. Tours are available by calling 479-963-6463. Be sure to stop by the functioning blacksmith shop and see how it all worked.
Phone: (479) 963-6463
Address: 804 South Elm Street Paris, AR 72855
- Soccer fields
- Public Restrooms - Open by 6:30 am and close at 10 pm
- Walking and bike trail eight tenths of a mile
- Walking and bike trail has lights from dusk till dawn
- Handicap accessible
Hours: 6:30 am to 10pm
Arkansas historic Wine Museum is located at 101 North Carbon City Road, Paris, AR. You won’t want to miss seeing their large bell collection and the largest bell in the United States! Stop by for a great photo opportunity.
Phone: (479) 963-3990
Subiaco Abbey is a must see while in Paris. The Subiaco Abbey is located just 5 miles East of Paris on Hwy 22. The monks of Subiaco Abbey are Benedictines and trace their monastic history back to the 5th century Italy. The Subiaco Abbey has a guest retreat facility, church, inner court, east park, living quarters for the monks and a college prep boarding/day school for boys. The history of the building and landscape is something you will never forget. Call 479-934-1001 or www.subi.org for more details.
The Cove Lake Recreation Area wraps around the shores of a 160-acre mountain lake near the 2,700 foot tall Mount Magazine. Popular activities include swimming, fishing, hiking, water skiing and scenic drives. A boat ramp is available and you can also rent a boat and other equipment. The lake has catfish, large mouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, crappie, and perch. The lake is stocked every other year although small amount of catfish are stocked annually. They host a yearly kids' fishing derby. The recreation area has picnic areas along with campgrounds. Each site has tables and campfire rings with grills. They have a big bath house where you can get a hot shower and flush toilets. This recreation area is located 15 miles south of Paris.
Address: 19 Cove Lake Loop | Paris, AR 72855
- Jet skiing
- Water Skiing
- Picnic Areas
- Volleyball Courts
- Putt-Putt Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Concession Stand
- Flush Toilets
- Tent Pads
- Trash Collection
- Beach Access
- Boat Ramp
- Entrance Station
- Parking Area
- Picnic Area
The exquisite lodge offers so many great experiences for the young and young at heart. From camping to luxury cabins you will enjoy all the mountain has to offer. Popular for the four seasons and famous for the fall foliage you will enjoy a visit all year around. Best known for the Signal Hill Trail, just a short hike, that will get you to the highest point in the state of Arkansas, Mt Magazine has something for everyone! www.mountmagazinestatepark.com
Phone: (479) 963-8502 or 1-877-MMLODGE
Address: 16878 AR-309, Paris, AR 72855
Paris, Arkansas is a thriving community known for:
- People working together to build on the past and shape the future.
- Home of Mt. Magazine & The Lodge – Wonderful vacation destination.
- Eiffel Tower and Love Lock Fence- Lock your love in Paris!
- Natural & Historical assets which appeal to residents, visitors & companies.
- Vibrant downtown developing for enjoyment of citizens & visitors.
- Job opportunities for all ages & strong support of local businesses.
- Workforce training center- supporting business and education.
- Great place to work, live, play
- Come visit and stay.