Local Area Attractions
Blue Spring Heritage Center
Open Mid-March - Mid-November Visit the historic bluff shelter, now on the National Register of Historic Places. Walk on ground that nurtured the Cherokee people during the Trail of Tears. Connect with the natural beauty of many native gardens. See the power and wonder of Blue Spring, pouring 38 million gallons of cold, clear water each day into the trout-filled lagoon.
Pig Trail Kart n Golf
Open year round. Pig Trail Kart n Golf is excited to announce the opening of Eureka Spring's only family fun park!Our attractions include Go-Karts, Mini Golf, and an arcade. A snack bar and two more mini-golf courses will be coming soon. Bring the whole family by to check out what's new.
Open March - December Called the most beautiful little chapel in the world and named #4 in the top 10 structures of the 20th century by the American Institute of Architects; this inspiring architectural wonder hides deep in a woodland setting. The chapel is located two miles east of the campground. Their hours vary throughout the season due to special events.
America's Most Haunted Hotel
Open year round. At Americas Most Haunted Hotel, the 1886 Crescent Hotel, legend has been formed from the many guests who checked out but have never left. These famous spirits include Michael, the Irish stonemason who fell to his death while building the hotel in 1885, Theodora, the cancer patient of the Dr. Baker hospital days who seems to need help finding her room key, Norman Baker in his white suit and lavender shirt, Morris the cat, a mystery patient in a white nightgown who appears in the luxury suites at the foot of your bed. KOA guests that have taken the tour usually come back with a "ghostly" story of some sort...
Local Area Activities
Make time to see all of Eureka Springs - and bring the kids and grandkids! Eureka Springs has plenty of attractions, vacation and honeymoon activities that entertain the young and young-at-heart.
Are you looking for locally handcrafted art, jewelry, apparel of all kinds or maybe antiques? You'll find it all in Eureka Springs. Artists of all mediums from around the country have converged here over the years to enjoy the beauty of Northwest Arkansas. Come see what treasures you can find!
Bass, trout, crappie and wall-eye are all waiting for the avid fisherman. Don't have a boat? Rent one from one of several outfitters. Need a guide? We know who to call.
Enjoy a sumptuous dinner in one of the many fine Eureka Springs restaurants. Arkansas newspaper readers have consistently voted Eureka Springs restaurants among the best in the state in annual polls. Restaurants in Eureka Springs are all come as you are hospitable and ready to make eating out a highlight of your visit to Eureka Springs. Whether your taste runs to American, European and Mediterranean or New York-style pizza to fried catfish or filet mignon, youll leave the table with a smile and a resolve to come back again soon.
Nestled in the Ozark Mountains in Northwest Arkansas amidst sparkling lakes and rivers with spectacular sunsets and its own captivating Victorian charm, Eureka Springs is a perfect destination for your wedding, reception and honeymoon. If you are looking for a charming, intimate, unique and special locale for the most important day of your life and perhaps a beautiful vacation together this one of a kind historic town offers just that.Called The Wedding Capital of the South, Eureka Springs hosts over 4,000 weddings a year and boasts an amazing variety of wedding venues from the historic hotels to charming gardens and small salon settings. It is a community filled with wedding professionals ready to make your wedding easy for you and personal to your taste.
For hiking and biking enthusiasts, Lake Leatherwood Park maintains over 21 miles of trails with varying terrains. Please note that all trails are closed to motorized vehicles. Hikers and bicyclists will enjoy solitude, wildlife, cool springs, an intermittent creek, historic stone walls and bridges, unusual rock formations and the beauty of nature.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Held every year on last weekend prior to Labor Day, this Volkswagen event hosts a BBQ Cookout for all pre-registered participants, Saturday VW Car Show and Swap Meet, including an afternoon Volkswagen Parade through rustic city streets of Eureka Springs. This three day event concludes on Sunday with a countryside VW tourcade through some of the most scenic areas of Northern Arkansas.
Banjo Rally International
The Banjo Rally International is tailored for players of 4-string plectrum and tenor banjos, but players of other acoustic instruments attend, perform and are always welcomed as well, including players of 5-string banjo, ukulele, mandolin, guitar, piano, tuba, string bass, stump fiddle, washboard and even a few front-line horns (clarinet, trombone and trumpet- usually played by those who also play banjo or other string instruments). The skill level of players ranges from beginner to seasoned professional. Participants range in age from 10 to 95 years of age. Info and Tickets: Banjo Rally International, PO Box 328, Morton, IL 61550, Banjo Rally Hotline: 309-263-2518, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Antique Automobile Festival
Enjoy seeing hundreds of antique and restored automobiles from all eras and manufacturers. This show is open to all makes and models of automobiles.Trophies will be awarded for Best of Show, Best Paint and Best Engine in both the Original and Modified categories. The show entries will be parade through town beginning at 11:00 am. Be sure to find a good spot along the route to view all the beautiful cars. Award presentation will begin at 4:30 pm at the Pine Mountain Theater. For more information call 800-6EUREKA.
Wood Carvers Jamboree
Woodcarvers from all over Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas converge to demonstrate their prowess and show their wares from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday. There will be carvings, wood burnings, and wood turnings of all types. This popular event will also feature on-going demonstrations of carving techniques and plenty of friendly conversation.Contact Bill Payne, 1137 N. Hickory Place, Broken Arrow, OK 74012 or email email@example.com