From Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink and Splash Park to Museum of Native American History, the Bentonville area offers 53 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Skating Rinks, Hiking Trails and Amusement Parks (All Ages).
Home to the headquarters of Walmart, Bentonville, AR has a booming economy, clean streets, and the charm of a traditional southern community. Part of the Springdale, Rogers, and Fayetteville Metropolitan Area, Bentonville is part of one of the fastest growing areas in the south. With access to parks, trails, and Lake Bella Vista to the north, visitors can enjoy some of the warm weather Bentonville has to offer.
With ice skating during the winter and water features during the summer, the Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink and Splash Park has activities for all year round. Refreshment stands are available in the park, including shaved ice.
The museum gives visitors a glimpse into the life of the first American inhabitants. It is divided into different time periods depicting the changing lives of Native Americans which can be seen through their artifacts.
Bentonville Bowling Center is an alcohol and smoke-free family oriented bowling alley. They feature 20 lanes, automatic bumpers for kids, and automated scoring. Bentonville Bowling has leagues for all ages and levels, including daytime leagues for seniors.
Located inside the Melvin Ford Aquatic Center, the Bentonville City Pool actually comprises multiple pools, including a one foot deep pool for small children, a diving well, and a competition pool for lap swimming.
A community park on 73 acres, Bentonville Memorial Park provides facilities for sports including tennis, volleyball, basketball, softball, baseball and soccer. It has playgrounds, a skate park, a pavilion and walking paths as well as a memorial to fallen soldiers.
Bentonville's Ominous Haunted House is a horror attraction that features a large costumed cast and a variety of scenes, set pieces, and special effects. Priding itself on being a homemade, backwoods attraction, it mixes scares with a touch of humor.
Situated on 1.3 acres, Bark Park is an off-leash canine recreation facility that offers separate areas for small and large dogs. The park provides benches, drinking water, restroom facilities and an agility course.
600 Museum Way, Crystal Bridges - Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR 72712
Leo Villareal's Buckyball is part of the permanent collection of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. The thirty foot sculpture is covered in LED tubes that randomly change and is surrounded by reclined benches to facilitate night viewing.