The city of Calico Rock, Arkansas is located in Izard County along scenic Highway 5.  We are located between Mountain View and Mountain Home amid beautiful mountains, along the White River, and near Lake Norfork.  Natural beauty, friendly folks, and a great community make Calico Rock a wonderful place to call home. 

This website is provided in partnership between the city of Calico Rock and the Calico Rock Museum Foundation in an effort to welcome visitors and serve our community.

Greg Hamby


Stacy Stanford


Contact Us: 870-297-3772

Hours of Operation


8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


annual EVENTS


City of Calico Rock, Arkansas

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The pristine White River has made Calico Rock and Rainbow Trout fishing world-famous.  Come see why.


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The Calico Rock Volunteer Fire Department is staffed with well-trained volunteers who are equipped to handle any emergency.  For emergencies, dial 911.

Jeff Sanders

Fire Chief

The City of Calico Rock has contracted with the Izard County Sheriff's Department to provide law enforcement for the city.  Call 911 for emergencies or 870-368-4203 for routine questions.

Jack Yancey

Izard County Sheriff

Charley Melton

Chief Deputy

The Calico Rock Municipal Airport is conveniently located with great facilities for leisure or business aircraft.  

The Calico Rock Museum & Visitor Center includes a visitor center, history museum, and the Tomlinson Art & Science Center.  The museum and visitor center is located at 105 Main Street in Calico Rock in three historic buildings.

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Contact Us: 870-297-6100

Visitor Center Hours of Operation


10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Calico Rock Municipal Airport is located just a few minutes from downtown Calico Rock.  The airport is located next to the North Central Unit and has tie-downs available.  A pilot shack and hangar is also available.

John Lane, D.D.S.

Airport Commission Chair

Lion's Club Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday Before Easter (Rand City Park)

Antique Car Club Antique Car Show


Lion's Club Rodeo & All School Reunion

Second Friday & Saturday in June

Independence Day Celebration & Lion's Club Fireworks

Third of July

Native American Heritage Weekend

Second Weekend in September-POSTPONED UNTIL 2022

Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour


Trick or Treating on Main Street

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30-Participating Businesses Only

Living Windows & Lighted Christmas Parade

Second Saturday in December

View Calico Rock School Calendar of Events


Schedule is subject to change due to weather or certain circumstances.  Please call to confirm dates.