728 Millsap Rd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Phone: (479) 587-8700
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A botanical garden in Arkansas, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is located between Fayetteville and Springdale. It is a garden with seasonal plantings in a small area, a wildflower meadow, a lakeside hiking trail and a self-guided tree identification tour. It is a volunteer-led initiative and is run by a non-profit organization. They host various events having a focus on educational themed meetings. There is a farmers’ market in the premises as well. The garden can be rented out for weddings and photography events. Check website for more details.
Replacing the former library, the Vol Walker Hall is a part of the University of Arkansas. This new facility can accommodate additional students and also has a separate spaces for research work.
Just a few blocks from the University of Arkansas campus, Dickson Street is a must-see when you visit the small town of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Take a stroll and discover the unique shops, bars and restaurants that make this historic street one of the two most popular entertainment districts in the state of Arkansas. Dickson Street is also home to the annual Bikes, Blues and BBQ festival.
This large, beautiful campus is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas system. The university is particularly well known for its athletics, the Razorbacks, who are NCAA Division One teams and part of the SEC. Academically, the school features the state-of-the-art Walton School of Business, made possible by donations from Sam Walton of Wal-Mart. Visitors to the campus should take a stroll down the Senior Walk, where the names of every graduate since 1876's names are engraved into the ground.
This premier indoor multi sports facility is 130,000 square feet with basketball courts, indoor soccer fields, an arcade, dance studio and retail center. This is the home of Blue Bombers Basketball and the Ozark Volleyball Club.
The Chi Omega Greek Theatre was built on the University of Arkansas as a replica of the Theatre of Dionysus in Greece. Gifted to the university by Chi Omega, the open air structure was built in Greek style architecture in 1930. It features fourteen pillars, symbolic for the number of original members and five aisles, in honor of the five founders of Chi Omega. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992 and is used for concerts, plays, ceremonies and other university events.
Fayetteville's oldest standing residence served as a refuge for Sarah Bird Northup Ridge and her children after the assassination of her Cherokee husband, John Ridge, in 1839. The Ridge House "stands as a post Trail of Tears Site commemorating the John Ridge Family and all those who were forced to leave their homes in the East and travel to Indian Territory over a trail of tears."
Popularly known as one of the largest historic cemeteries of this area, the Evergreen Cemetery is a beautiful piece of land that is filled with the freshness of plants. As it's name suggests the cemetery is evergreen with beautiful grass beds and trees around making it a great place to visit and mourn over lost loved ones or also an evening walk.
A serene place on a hill that overlooks the city, the Fayetteville Confederate Cemetery is a cemetery for the soldiers who were posted in Fayetteville. It was founded in 1873 and spreads over 3-5 acres (1.4 hectares). A visit to this burial site is a nice way to reflect on the civil war and pay tribute to the soldiers.
Located two blocks west of the Square, the Fayetteville Public Library is open Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays until 5:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sundays.
Beaver Lake has a 500-mile shoreline that winds through more than 70 miles of scenic Northwest Arkansas. Visitors can enjoy fishing, hunting and hiking.
Library features include a spacious children's area, which includes space for programs, crafts, computer activities, and filtered Internet access.