Regional Highlights

2014 NWA Visitors Guide

Explore the many reasons why          
more than 3 million people visit
Northwest Arkansas each year!

Coming in 2015
Corner of NE J St. & John DeShields Blvd., Bentonville
The Amazeum, a family learning center coming to Northwest Arkansas, is the dream of a community-to educate people in the best ways possible for whatever lies ahead and to engage the entire family in exploration, learning, and fun.

The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
4703 N. Crossover Rd., Fayetteville
479- 750 -2620
The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks celebrates the spirit of the Ozarks through a series of expertly designed and intensively maintained outdoor spaces and the unique timber-framed Totemeier Horticulture Center.

Northwest Arkansas Naturals
3000 S. 56th St., Springdale
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are Northwest Arkansas’ very own minor league baseball team. They are the Double-A Texas League affiliate of the Kansas City Royals and kicked off the inaugural season in April 2008. Also in 2008 the Arvest Ballpark was named Ballpark of the Year.

Walton Arts Center
495 W. Dickson Street, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center is a non-profit arts organization that brings great artists and entertainers from around the world to Northwest Arkansas.

Beaver Lake
Hwy 12 East, Rogers
This lake includes 28,000 acres of clear water dedicated to water sports, fishing, birdwatchers and more. Located in the Ozark Highlands, it boasts forests, tall bluffs, meadows crisscrossed by hiking trails, boat docks, camp grounds, parks and more.

Pea Ridge National Military Park
15930 Hwy 62, Garfield
More than 26,000 soldiers battled to decide the fate of Missouri on March 7 – 8, 1862. The only national military park in Arkansas, this 4,300-acre park honors those who fought for their way of life during the Civil War. The grounds include a visitor’s center, picnic area and trails for horses, biking and hiking.

Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
306 E. Emma, Springdale
An independent railroad serving a 139 mile corridor from Fort Smith to Monett, Mo., provides a passenger excursion train with a relaxing ride through the scenic and rugged Boston Mountains. Enjoy facts about the area’s history with your friendly and fun-loving conductor in a beautifully restored antique passenger car or first-class parlor car.

Daisy Air Gun Museum
202 W. Walnut, Rogers
A dream come true for gun and history enthusiasts, this museum houses an impressive chronological walk through presentation of Daisy history and an airgun collection that dates back to the 1600s.

War Eagle Mill
11045 War Eagle Rd., Rogers
A visit to the historical mill provides a taste of the pioneering spirit of the founders and subsequent millers who ground grains for the daily table in the 1800s. The grounds include crafts made by artists in the area, antiques and tools from late 1800s, a restaurant featuring the Mill's wholegrains, an 18-foot waterwheel and beautiful Arkansas scenery.

War Eagle Cavern
Highway 12, Rogers
Featuring a spectacular natural entrance, War Eagle Cavern on the shores of Beaver Lake offers 60 minute guided walking tours. No stairs or tight passages, wide walkways and stroller and pet friendly. Gem panning, Lost in the Woods maze, hiking trails, picnic and play areas for hours of family fun.

Old Spanish Treasure Cave
Between Gravette and Sulphur Springs on Hwy 59
Arkansas’ most historical cavern is filled with intriguing legends of hidden treasure believed to be buried by Spanish conquistador soldiers more than 350 years ago.

Wild Wildness Drive Through Safari
20923 Safari Rd., Gentry
A family park/zoo with more than 85 different species of exotic animals includes 180-acres with a 19 acre lake and several large ponds. Within the park is a five-acre walk-through area consisting of two petting areas, pony and camel rides, picnic tables and snack bar.

Devil’s Den State Park
Mountains, natural beauty and lush oak-hickory forest provides a plethora of opportunities for outdoor activities in Northwest Arkansas's Ozarks Mountains.

Hobbs State Park
21392 E. Hwy 12, Rogers
A conservation area with the largest land-holding state park in Arkansas, this 12,045 acre track of landscape includes long ridges, steep hollows, cave-related features, sinkholes, wild life, wildflowers, streams and a forest of pine, oak and hickory. It is the perfect destination for hikers, bikers, horseback riders and hunters.

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