Mena is your gateway to the Ouachita National Forest, three Arkansas State Parks, two National Wilderness Areas, Wolf Pen Gap, five lakes, five rivers and endless outdoor recreation. Mena is tucked at the foot of Rich Mountain and offers an abundance of untouched scenic beauty. Rich Mountain is part of the Ouachita Mountain range, the highest between the Appalachians and the Rockies and offers the splendor of the 54 mile Talimena Scenic Drive, a national scenic byway.

Mena is also host to many popular events ranging from Arts and Craft Festivals, Plays, Art Exhibits to Car Shows and Biker Rallies.