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Top Outdoor Activities For Kids (cont.) fa y e t t e v i l l e ( C o n t . )

Gator Golf  - A fun miniature golf course nestled in the

hills with a helpful staff attending to your every need. Lokomotion Fun Park - A family-fun entertainment park that includes bumper boats, arcade, go karts, miniature golf and laser tag.

LAKES/PARKS Buffalo River - The First National River is located

119 miles out of Fayetteville; it is a popular camping, canoeing, swimming, hiking and fishing destination. Devil’s Den - A picturesque Arkansas State Park nestled in Lee Creek Valley. Camping, fishing, canoeing, hiking kayaking, mountain biking and paddle boating are available. Lake Fayetteville - A 640-acre city park that offers many recreational opportunities including boating, fishing, softball, volleyball, hiking, mountain biking and picnicking. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks - The park is located on 86 acres adjoining Lake Fayetteville. It includes 12 themed gardens and a butterfly house. Lake Wedington - A 102-acre lake and 424-acre red area are popular for swimming, canoeing, picnicking, hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Mulberry Mountain - 39 miles from Fayetteville, Mulberry Mountain offers cabins, campgrounds, ATV trails, canoeing, hiking, fishing, and more in the beautiful Arkansas Ozark Mountains. Wilson Park - A park that features a small castle and a gazebo. This popular park can be used for baseball, basketball, tennis and volleyball and has a swimming pool, walking trail and playground.

l o we l l OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Golf Mountain - The business offers 36 miniature golf holes with friendly owners and facilities for grilling and party pavillions. There is also a seasonal snow cone stand on site with a great selection of flavors.

Wild Wilderness Safari  - Located in Gentry -

The Safari has 80 different species of animals. From farm animals to exotic animals, many of which are on the endangered list, a visit to this Safari promises to be a fun time for the entire family. There is a 4-mile drivethrough where animals can be seen as you might see them in nature, and there is also a wonderful petting zoo area where baby exotic and domestic animals can be petted. It is not unusual to see a baby white tiger in the petting area. While there is a coin-operated snack area provided, many families bring their lunch and eat on the provided picnic tables.

rogers LAKES/PARK Beaver Lake- The man-made lake has approximately

487 scenic miles of shoreline, with campsites, picnic sites, swimming areas, trails, and several other activities for the entire family to enjoy Hobbs State Park  - A park filled with woodland hiking and biking trails. Pea Ridge National Military Park - Civil War battlefield that includes self-guided tours and a bookstore. War Eagle Mill - A working grist mill that grinds corn and wheat daily. War Eagle Cavern - Spectacular cavern located between Rogers and Eureka Springs. Visitors enjoy guided tours, panning for gems, scenic picnic spots, and miles of hiking trails.

siloam springs OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Dogwood Junction - Unique bike shop that rents bikes

and surrey bikes (covered, four wheeled type). Be sure to order a surrey ride with picnic in the park, and they provide the table cloth/blanket, picnic basket and food from local eateries.

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Northwest Arkansas Travel Guide - Best of NWA Top 10 Lists | January - March 2017 Issue 5  

Welcome to the 5th Issue of Northwest Arkansas Travel Guide's, Best of NWA Top 10 Magazine. We are thrilled with how well this project has...

Northwest Arkansas Travel Guide - Best of NWA Top 10 Lists | January - March 2017 Issue 5  

Welcome to the 5th Issue of Northwest Arkansas Travel Guide's, Best of NWA Top 10 Magazine. We are thrilled with how well this project has...