- The list below includes 16 free or cheap things to do in or near Ponca, Arkansas, including 50 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Specialty Museums, Other Entertainment and Caverns & Caves.
- From Hawksbill Crag to Lost Valley Hiking Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ponca and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Harrison, Jasper and Huntsville.
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Highway 187, Beaver, AR MoreLess Info
The historic Beaver Bridge, sometimes called the Little Golden Gate is the last suspension bridge of its type in the state. If it looks familiar, it may be because the suspension bridge has been featured in the movie Elizabethtown.
92% 1098 votes
483 Hatchery Road, Branson, MO 65616 MoreLess Info
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery offers guided and self-guided tours of their facility, which produces up to 400,000 pounds of trout annually. The hatchery includes a picnic pavilion, wildlife viewing tower, boat ramp and 3 miles of trails.
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.
The Ralph Foster Museum collects and preserves historical items relating to the Ozark Region. Visitors to the museum can see the original television series Beverly Hillbillies car, along with antique weapons, dolls, and natural history items.
96% 676 votes
3216 W. Hwy. 76, The Clay Cooper Theatre, Branson, MO 65616 MoreLess Info
Matt Levingston and Gareth Sever take center stage with the Buckets N Boards Comedy Percussion Show. The show is full of energy and includes advanced percussion techniques, tap dancing, and funny songs.
Previously owned by the Osmond family, the Clay Cooper Theatre has four shows during the season and also hosts several special events. Along with the main stage, the theater has a dance hall and a kids' area.