- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near Eureka Springs, Arkansas, including 55 different types of inexpensive activities like Music Venue, Lake, Ziplines and Train Tours.
- From Beaver Lake to Lake Leatherwood, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Eureka Springs and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rogers, Bentonville, Lampe and Beaver.
Lake Leatherwood is an 85-acre spring fed lake popular with anglers for its blue gill, crappie, bream, largemouth bass and channel catfish. The lake was created in the early 1940s when one of the largest hand-cut native limestone dams in the country was built.
Visitors are invited to roam on one mile of garden trails at the Blue Spring Heritage Center. In these Eureka Gardens, visitors can see the Medicine Wheel Garden and learn about Native American healing herbs, and the Three Sisters Garden where pole beans and squash with corn are grown together.
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1303 County Road 204, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 MoreLess Info
There are several hiking trails at Lake Leatherwood City Park that range from 1 to 4 miles. Some trails can be biked, some offer lake views and one route intersects with the historical Trail of Tears.