With less than 1,000 residents, Cotter is not a big town. Small towns don’t mean a small time, though. Cotter is big fun, especially if you’re into natural beauty, interesting history, and trout. Trout fishing is the number one pastime in this Ozark Mountain town for one reason: Cotter Arkansas is Trout Capital U.S.A. Set along the banks of the upper White River, Cotter is an amazing little fishing town full of rich history and friendly folks. Cotter is the perfect place to spend a gorgeous fall day.

To get to Cotter, use these directions.

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