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OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

LAKES & RIVERS Northwest Arkansas is blessed with rich scenery and numerous lakes and rivers that make this area a paradise for a multitude of outdoor activities.

BEAVER LAKE

arkansas.com / 479-636-1210

BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER

Located in the Ozark Mountains with prime

nps.gov/buff / 870-439-2502

access points in or near Rogers, Eureka

Experience towering limestone bluffs,

Springs and Springdale, Beaver Lake is

whitewater rapids, inviting gravel bars, the

a glistening treasure for boating, water

Boxley Valley Historic District, Lost Valley,

sports, fishing, hiking and birdwatching. The

Indian Rockhouse and more along the

28,000 acres of clear water is surrounded

nation’s first national river, which begins

by forests, tall bluffs and meadows.

in nearby Newton County and meanders

Campgrounds, resorts, marinas, restaurants

through the Ozarks for approximately 135

and outfitters – including stand-up paddle

miles. With more than 100 miles of public

boarding – are plentiful.

trails, there are also canoe and kayak outfitters, campsites, hiking and horseback

LAKE WEDINGTON 15689 Lake Wedington Entry Road, Fayetteville arkansas.com / 479-442-3527

riding trails and cabin rentals.

BELLA VISTA LAKES

bellavistaPOA.com / 479-855-8000

On the National Register of Historic Places,

The northernmost

it is one of Northwest Arkansas' best-kept

city in Northwest

recreational secrets. Surrounded by a lush

Arkansas, Bella

hardwood forest and the 424-acre Lake

Vista offers seven

Wedington Recreation Area, this 102-acre

beautiful lakes for

lake is regularly stocked with fish. The

fishing and water

area is popular with anglers, canoeists,

sports. Use of the

campers, hikers, mountain bikers and

lakes and facilities

wildlife watchers. Amenities include a

is available to

swim beach, air-conditioned cabins,

all Bella Vista

playgrounds, volleyball courts, trails, a

property owners

boat ramp and horseshoes.

and their guests.

Clockwise from the top: photos courtesy Visit Rogers; Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism; Discover Bella Vista

Clockwise from the top: Beaver Lake; Buffalo National River; Bella Vista Lakes

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2019 Northwest Arkansas Visitors Guide  

2019 Northwest Arkansas Visitors Guide