Winter in NWA is when the air is crisp and the sky views are endless.
Whether you set up camp at an urban mountain bike preserve, or cozy up in a cabin at one of our venerable state parks, now’s a great time to slip away for a weekend in nature.
*Please consult with parks and lodges for details on safety protocols in place during the pandemic.
Devil’s Den State Park | South of Fayetteville
With 2,500 unspoiled acres adjoining the Ozark National Forest, Devil’s Den State Park is a favorite for camping, hiking, backpacking and mountain biking. Full service rustic cabins provide guests a relaxing nature getaway. Check availability at arkansasstateparks.com.
Hobbs State Park & Conservation Area | East of Rogers
Hobbs State Park is Arkansas’s largest state park, spanning 12,000+ acres of Ozark landscape along the shores of Beaver Lake. Along with a 52-mile hiking trail system and the new Monument Trails Hobbs offers primitive hike in campsites and bike/hike/paddle in campsites along Karst Loop. For details visit arkansasstateparks.com.
Coler Mountain Bike Preserve | Near Downtown Bentonville
Coler Mountain Bike Preserve offers platform tent camping and amenities at the world-class bike park. Primitive tent platforms are nestled along the trails, near the greenway where campers can connect with nature and visit the open-air coffee café, Airship at the Homestead. Visit peelcompton.org.
Lake Leatherwood Park | Eureka Springs
Lake Leatherwood offers camping and cabins on 600 acres of Ozark Mountain countryside with the 85-acre spring-fed lake, trails and a small marina. Visit eurekasprings.org.
From tent camping at Blowing Springs Parks to the rustic lakeside Cedar Lodge, the tranquil lodging options in Bella Vista bring you back to nature. Visit discoverbellavista.com.
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