McClellan-Kerr System

McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System is a 445-mile waterway used for commercial shipping on the Arkansas River to the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico.  A public shipping port is located 55 miles south of Springdale at the Port of Van Buren.  Shipping to the port can be accessed via Interstate 540 or the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad line that provides a smooth transition for various modes of transportation and quick delivery.