NWA Daily's Guide to Parks in Bentonville, AR

By NWA Daily | Published January 16

Are you looking for a fun and family-friendly outdoor experience? Look no further than Bentonville's beautiful parks! From Orchards Park, with its walking paths and pond with a fountain, to Memorial Park's 73 acres of sports courts and fields, there is something for everyone. Park Springs offers a historic playground and lighted pavilion for events, while Osage Park's wetlands boardwalk and pickleball courts offer a unique experience. Take a stroll around Bella Vista Lake Park's lake and enjoy the 1.8-mile perimeter fitness trail, pavilion, and playground. So come on out, bring your pup, and enjoy the great outdoors in Bentonville, Arkansas!


Orchards Park

📍1100 NE John Deshields Blvd

Photo courtesy of Bentonville Parks & Recreation

Orchards Park is right across from the main entrance of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and was designed as a premier passive park with walking paths, beautifully landscaped areas and a pavilion perfect for picnics, and a lovely pond with a fountain. There's a dog station too, so you can bring your pup along.


Memorial Park

📍401 NE Martin Luther King Jr Parkway

Photo courtesy of Bentonville Parks & Recreation

Memorial Park is Bentonville's premier community park with 73 acres. It gets its name from the Benton County Memorial at the park honoring the fallen soldiers from the county and the Benton County historical settlement marker. Along with sports courts and fields, there is a walking trail around the perimeter, playground areas, a skateboard park, and a lighted, reservable pavilion.

Park Springs

📍300 NW 10th St

Photo courtesy of Bentonville Parks & Recreation

Park Springs is a wonderful place for larger events with the lighted pavilion, fireplace, and picnic tables, all adjacent to the playground. The park has been a beneficial part of the history of Bentonville since the 1890s, and there are trees from 1776 and before at the park, including a State Champion Tree.

Osage Park

📍700 SW 16th St

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Osage Park is a lovely getaway right in the middle of town! The wetlands boardwalk is a unique experience perfect for every season. Go watch birds, see beavers, take your dog to the dog park, and play pickleball on the pickleball courts! You can also fish at Lake Bentonville while watching planes take off from Thaden Field airport.


Bella Vista Lake Park

📍Off of Hwy 71 B North

Photo courtesy of Bentonville Parks & Recreation

Bella Vista Lake Park is a 132-acre community park, home to a 1.8-mile perimeter fitness trail, a pavilion, picnic tables, and a playground. We love taking strolls around the lake, maybe stopping to sit on a bench along the way.

In conclusion, Bentonville has a variety of beautiful parks to offer, each with their unique features and attractions. Whether you're looking for a peaceful walk, a place to have a picnic, or a spot to play sports, you can find it in one of Bentonville's many parks like Orchards Park, Memorial Park, Park Springs, Osage Park, and Bella Vista Lake Park. With walking paths, playgrounds, pavilions, and even historical trees, these parks are perfect for a fun and friendly outdoor experience. So grab your pup and head out to one of these lovely parks to enjoy the natural beauty and fresh air that Bentonville has to offer.

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