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Arkansas Topographical Map

On a topographical map, sometimes called a topo map, contour lines are often used to join points of equal elevation above sea level and color gradations may depict elevation ranges between the contour lines.  Topographical maps are often used to determine areas and routes where the terrain is fairly level or where steep slopes exist.  This page includes both static and interactive topographical maps of Arkansas.

Static Arkansas Topo Map

This section features a topographical map of Arkansas as well as a map legend that specifies elevation ranges and indicates their corresponding map colors. 

Arkansas topo map


Map Legend

elevation legend
boundaries, rivers, and lakes legend

Arkansas Topographical Features

Arkansas's highest mountain is Mount Magazine, whose peak is 2,753 feet above sea level.  Arkansas's lowest elevation is 55 feet above sea level, at the Ouachita River.  Arkansas land features include the Ozark region in the northwestern half of the state and the coastal plain in the southeast.  The Boston Mountains in the northwest and the Ouachita Mountains in the west rise from the Ozark plateau.  Major rivers in Arkansas include the Arkansas, Red, Ouachita, and White.

Interactive Arkansas Topo Map

This section features a topographical map that can be zoomed and panned to show the entire State of Arkansas or a small portion of the state.  To zoom in or out on the map, use the plus (+) button or the minus (-) button, respectively.  To pan the map in any direction, simply swipe it or drag it in that direction.  At high zoom levels, the contour lines on this Arkansas map can help outdoorsmen, land developers, and others to plan their routes and activities more efficiently. 

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Arkansas Topo Map