- The list below includes 72 free or cheap things to do in or near Springdale, Arkansas, including 50 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Movie Theaters, Art Gallery and Arts Centers.
- From Shiloh Museum of Ozark History to Arkansas Missouri Railroad, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Springdale and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Fayetteville, Bentonville, Rogers and Siloam Springs.
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.
Situated on the coast of its namesake, Beaver Lake State Park spans more than 12,000 acres. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to the park because of its diverse wildlife, placid streams, beautiful waterfalls and huge trees.
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20201 East Highway 12, Rogers, AR 72756 MoreLess Info
The largest Arkansas state park in terms of overall land area is the Hobbs State Park Conservation Area which covers 12,056 acres. The park contains a large visitor center with interactive kiosks, retail sales area, and classroom space.
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.
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600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712 MoreLess Info
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is not only a museum, but also a park. It is named after the spring which feeds the site's ponds. Besides the art galleries, it also has a library, a restaurant and themed hiking trails.
When it was opened in 1950, this shop was the first Wallmart in the world. Nowadays Walmart Visitor Center acts as both a museum exhibiting a gallery which depicts the life of Sam Walton, and a Spark Cafe Soda Fountain, where the visitor can enjoy a wide variety of refreshments.
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400 South Walton Blvd., Bentonville, AR 72712 MoreLess Info
Built in 1875 by Colonel Samuel West Peel, the mansion and its historic gardens serve as a living display of that period. The garden is an outdoor museum of heritage roses, native plants, and many heirloom varieties of plants that are not usually seen anymore.