Educational and Fun Outings in Rogers

Rogers is home to many educational and fun outings for all ages to enjoy.  From outdoor adventures to indoors for those potential rainy days, we have you covered with this list of activities for your family and friends to enjoy.

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

20201 E. Hwy. 12, Rogers, AR 72756
-Largest land-holding park in Arkansas
-Visitor center features interactive kiosks, classrooms, retail area, and offices
-Interpretive programs are offered throughout the year (i.e. weekly programs, guest speaker series, astronomy nights, nature day camps, workshops, and special events)
-Trail system for every difficultly level

Daisy Airgun Museum

202 W. Walnut Street, Rogers, AR 72756
-Located in downtown Rogers right on the brick streets
-The museum preserves and promotes vintage products and artifacts of the historic Daisy company
-See the movie, BB Gun, and leg lamp from the movie A Christmas Story
-Walk through the self-guided museum from the beginning of of Daisy’s story to present
-Fun Fact:  Daisy manufacturing plant is also located in Rogers!

Rogers Historical Museum

322 S. 2nd Street, Rogers, AR 72756
-Located just 3 blocks from the Daisy Airgun Museum
-RHM has 5 permanent exhibits that take you back in time to an earlier life in Rogers
-Temporary exhibits are rotated throughout the year
-Weekly, monthly, and yearly events are scheduled for all ages
-RHM is currently going through a major renovation and will soon open up a new building with additional space for exhibits and events

War Eagle Cavern

21494 Cavern Drive, Rogers, AR 72756
-Largest cavern in Northwest Arkansas, with 3 stories of cavern systems and over 4 miles explored
-Tours are led every 20 minutes during the season
-Kids and adults enjoy gem panning – keep everything you find!
-Skill, patience, and adventure will help you navigate through the “Lost in the Woods” maze
-The Trading Post features snacks and sodas for sale as well as souvenirs from your adventure
-Stroller-accessible, pet friendly, and they are limited handicap accessibility

War Eagle Mill

11045 War Eagle Road, Rogers, Arkansas 72756
-See the only working grist mill in Arkansas
-Tour the property and learn the history of the mill
-Breakfast and lunch are available at the on-site restaurant, The Bean Palace Café
-2-story gift shop featuring War Eagle products and local artists hand crafted items
-Fishing, hiking, and biking around the mill is another adventure to add to the list

The First Tee Northwest Arkansas

715 E. Monroe Avenue, Lowell, AR 72745
-Driving range, putting green, and 3-hole course
-Pavilion with picnic tables provided for shade and a place to eat
-Classes are available to purchase for children
-Nine core values are taught to kids as they learn the game of golf to apply in life
-Special events throughout the year to attend and participate in

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712
-Year-round programming for all ages (i.e. lectures, performances, classes, and continuing education for K-12 teachers)
-Pickup your free Family Guide for an interactive tour of temporary exhibits
-Check out an Art Tote to take with you through the galleries to enjoy interactive activities, free
-Drop-in Family Tours are offered every Saturday at 1pm
-Come by the Experience Art Studio for art-making activities, puppet play, games, and more
-Calendar of events is always updated with classes and workshops for children, teens, and families

Walmart Museum

105 N. Main Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
-Take a journey through time as you learn the history of Sam Walton and how Walmart came to be with this self-guided tour
-Begin at the 5&10 storefront where it all began
-The interactive exhibit gallery will take you through Walmart’s history
-End your tour at The Spark Cafe Soda Fountain

21c Museum Hotel

200 NE A Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
-12,000 square feet of exhibition space integrated into all areas of the hotel
-Galleries change approximately every 6 months
-Regular cultural programming is provided by the hotel
-Free and open to the public 365 days a year
-Guided docent tours offered Wednesdays and Fridays at 5pm

Terra Studios

12103 Hazel Valley Road, Fayetteville, AR 72701
-6 acres of sculpture gardens, murals, sparkling glass, fantasy creatures, and peaceful fountains
-Watch skilled glass artisans make the famous Bluebirds
-Try your skills at a hands-on class ranging from clay, paint, woodworking, and more
-Listen to demos straight from the artist on their artistic processes
-Visit the gift shop or cafe

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

239 Turpentine Creek Lane, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
-TCWR’s mission is to provide lifetime refuge for abandoned, abused, and neglected big cats with an emphasis on tigers, lions, leopards, and cougars
-450 acres located atop of the Ozark Mountains
-Admission includes a Discovery Tour and Habitat Tour (1/2 mile walking tour)
-Additional Tours: Guided Exclusive Tours (behind-the-scenes experience) and Guided Photo Tours (for experienced photographers)
-Gift shop is available to take home a reminder of your trip to TCWR