The Underwater Ruins At Monte Ne Are A Strange Sight In Arkansas

If you’re in Northwest Arkansas than you may already be familiar but the Monte Ne ruins are a strange sight indeed. The history surrounding the ruins at Monte Ne is downright bizarre. Built by William Hope “Coin” Harvey, the area was suppose to be an Arkansas haven. Instead, this failed project sits beneath the water of Beaver Lake. Let’s head there and see what lies above and below the surface.

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If you’d like to learn more about Harvey and his failed project, watch this interview:

Have you visited these ruins before? We would love to see your photos (both above and below the surface) in our Facebook group, Arkansas Nature Lovers. You should join for your chance to be featured and to discover why there’s nothing better than Arkansas’ stunning nature.

NWA has plenty of adventures including a super highway for butterflies and a newly opened inner-city oasis.