Boat, Float or Fish - Eureka Springs is surrounded by three lakes and two rivers, perfect for boating, canoeing, rafting, or kayaking. Explore the rock shelters of Table Rock Lake are impressive and full of striped bass. Enjoy pastoral scenes from the Kings River , full of smallmouth bass. TheWhite River, below Beaver Dam, is known for its state record trout. Rediscover America's First National River... The Buffalo River.
Hiking - Discover postage stamp parks, historic natural springs, authentic Victorian architecture hiking the quaint winding streets in downtown Eureka Springs. Enjoy the pristine woodlands and protected birding areas of Lake Leatherwood and Black Bass Lake. Hiking downtown is a great way to get to know the city and scout out your favorite shops andrestaurants for later.
Larger trails await you at Hobbs State Park and Devil's Den State Park while showy dogwoods announce spring at Withrow Springs State Park. Photograph majestic waterfalls, Bull Elk, Trumpeter Swans or Eagles in the Buffalo River National Park on trails named Lost Valley and Hemmed-in-hollow. Places like Blue Spring Heritage Center and the historic bridge crossing War Eagle Creek are historic sites with a unique sense of place that make this area unforgettable.
Mountain Biking - You don't have to be a hardcore biker to appreciate the legendary and epic mountain trails near Eureka Springs at Lake Leatherwood Park. Bikers and spectators come from all over for area sporting events like the Fat Tire Festival and The Eurekan Multi-Sports Festival. If you don't think you can stand the competition, Pea Ridge National Military Park offers a level bike path through American history with stories of the Civil War and the Historic Trail of Tears.
Caving - Lake Leatherwood in Eureka Springs is a great place to hike or bike. Arkansas is home to nearly 2,000 documented caves but most are located on private property. Eureka Springs is centrally ideally located near Arkansas caves that are open to the public. Onyx Cave is the easiest cave to explore and Cosmic Cavern holds one of the largest underground lakes. Mystic Caverns and War Eagle Cavern also close by.
Description: The Kings River offers over 90 miles of navigable wilderness. The Kings is one of only five north-flowing rivers within the continental United States, three of which are in Arkansas.Additional info about Attraction: Fishing Area, Hiking Area, Camping Area.
Description: 1600 acres of Ozark Mountain countryside with an 85-acre spring-fed lake...all in a city park!! Hiking, picnicking, walking trails, camping, cabins (March thru November) and a small marina for boating, canoes and paddle boats. Pets welcome; playground; RV full hookup. The largest hand-laid, limestone dam in the nation impounds a[...] more details
Description: The nearest Table Rock Lake marina to Eureka Springs offers boat rentals (fishing boats, pontoons, jet skis, ski rigs, and paddle boats), fuel, bait and tackle, fishing guide info, lake maps, fishing licenses, boat launching ramp and lake lodging info.
Additional info about Attraction: Fishing Boat Rental, Pontoon Re[...] more details
Description: Stop by to Ride the Rails on our Excursion Trains, or have Lunch or Dinner on our Eurekan Dining Car. We have trips for Adults, and separate trips for children. The trips range from one to two hours in length. We have plenty for you to look at out in our Railway Yard and in the Baggage Room Gift Shop! You can lear[...] more details
Description: Offering both swift-running and placid stretches, the Buffalo River is one of the few remaining unpolluted, free-flowing rivers in the lower 48 states. Totaling approximately 95,700 acres, the Buffalo National River encompasses 135 miles of the 150 mile long river. It begins as a trickle in the Boston Mountains, 15 miles above t[...] more details
Description: This 3,403 acre state park features the rugged and scenic terrain of the southwest Ozarks. More than 20 million gallons of water gush daily from Roaring River Spring to form the headwaters of Roaring River.
Additional info about Attraction: Fishing Area, Hiking Area, Camping Area.
Description: Celebrating artists, the natural world and sustainable living, Artosphere is a regional performing and visual arts festival taking place in May and June each year. Now in it’s 4th season, the Festival spans two months, and features the acclaimed Artosphere Festival Orchestra under the baton of Corrado Rovaris, the signatur[...] more details
Description: 12-mile cruise on Beaver Lake. Informative narrative of lake history and attractions, including Beaver Dam. View over 60 miles of scenic shoreline. Cruise around a 200 acre wildlife preserve and see the Ozark Bluff Dwellers burial ground. Daily departures May thru October at 11am, 1pm & 3pm (Closed Thursdays). A "must do" at[...] more details
Description: A planned community on the shores of Table Rock Lake: 4,300 fully developed acres, including amenities like two golf courses, a marina, a recreation center, plus an ever-growing mall with over 50 businesses and services.
Additional info about Attraction: Boat Launch, Golf.
Description: Holiday Ilsand Golf Course is a 18 Hole Champion Course just minutes from Eureka Springs, Arkansas. The course features narrow, tree-lined fairlways and rolling terrain. Services and Prices: Open year-round as weather permits. Start times vary with daylight, and vary during the year. Call Pro-Shop for exact hours and t[...] more details
Description: 13 miles in length from below Beaver Dam to Beaver Town. The river is subject to changes in current and water level when Beaver Dam is generating. Picnic areas.
Description: Rockin Z Ranch have hosted and provided the perfect place to have your family reunion, corporate retreat or seminar, we are easily able to accommodate groups up to 30. Along with the 5 cabins, we also have a larger main house that sleeps 6-8. Your group will be surrounded by the peaceful, private setting our ranch provides. If y[...] more details
Description: 70 miles long with 483 miles of shoreline covering 31,700 acres. Completed in 1966, it serves as the headwater of the White River, which has great fishing.
Description: 52 miles long with nearly 800 miles of shoreline covering 52,300 acres. Intrepid mariners have been known to boat from Branson, MO to Eureka Springs via Table Rock Lake.
Description: Situated in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, this 786-acre park of unspoiled wilderness beauty is accented by the setting of scenic mountains and valleys spread along the bluffs of the meandering War Eagle River. Withrow Spring,namesake of the park, was named for Richard Withrow, an early settler who came west in 1832 [...] more details