Sports & Recreation

The excitement of college sports, minor league baseball, pro golf tournaments, rodeos, fishing competitions, cycling events, marathons and more draws huge crowds to Northwest Arkansas each year. There’s also plenty of recreational fun to be had at area public golf courses, ice rinks, aquatic centers and splash pads, city parks, and countless other special sporting events.

Northwest Arkansas
Sports & Recreation Attractions

Arkansas Razorbacks
Team Sports
Fayetteville
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Arkansas State Parks
Public Parkland
Northwest Arkansas
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Bella Vista Golf Courses
Golf Courses
Bella Vista
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Bentonville Community Center
Aquatic Center
Bentonville
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Bud Walton Arena
Basketball Arena
Fayetteville
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Climb Bentonville
Climbing Gym
Bentonville
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Family Aquatic Center
Aquatic Center
Siloam Springs
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Holiday Island Golf Courses
Public Golf Courses
Holiday Island
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Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink & Splash Park
Ice Rink & Splash Pad
Bentonville
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32nd Annual Chile Pepper Festival
Running
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
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Fayetteville Hero Half Marathon
Fayetteville
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FAYETTECROSS 2020
Bike Race
Fayetteville
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NWA Cities Rank in Nation’s Top 20 Places for Bikes
Bella Vista, Fayetteville & Rogers are part of region's progressive ...
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Spring Round Up: Top Things To Do & See
Check out these top picks March through May in NWA!
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Baseball Season is Here, NWA!
Every spring, baseball fans head to NWA for some of the best collegiate ...
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NWA Mountain Bike Trails: Best in the Nation
With impressive cycling infrastructure and new trails coming online ...
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Winter Roundup: Top Things to See & Do
From New Year’s hikes to merry nights with 1,000 Santas, maximize your ...
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Go Hogs! Razorback Sports
In Northwest Arkansas, we call the Hogs year ‘round!
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NWA Winter Roundup: Top Things to See & Do
From New Year’s hikes to merry nights with 1,000 Santas, maximize your ...
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Fall Festivals & Events
Autumn is headed our way and you know what that means – festivals galore!
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We Heart Autumn: Top Things to Do & See
Sunshine, fresh air and cooler temps set the stage for all things fun this ...
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Visitors Guide

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