Let Ponderosa Campground be your home base while you take a break from riding and enjoy some of the area attractions. Click on your browsers back button to return to this page.
Area Attractions List attractions located in and around the Bentonville/Bella Vista Arkansas area. Bella Vista is 10 miles from Ponderosa Campground heading south on US 71. Bentonville is about 5 miles further south from Bella Vista.
Bridges Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art welcomes all to
celebrate the American spirit in a setting that unites the power of art with the
beauty of nature. General admission to Crystal Bridges is sponsored by Walmart.
There is no cost to view the Museum’s permanent collection, which is on view year-round.
Craft Fairs Northwest Arkansas is famous for its annual Spring and Fall Arts and Crafts Fairs. This site provides dates and links for the eight area fairs. All are within driving distance.
Mountain Mulberry Mountain is a
650 acre lodging and event facility located in the heart of Arkansas’ Ozark
National Forest along Hwy 23, the “Pig Trail Scenic Byway.”
The War Eagle Fair claims to be Ozarks' No. 1 arts and crafts fair. You may have to visit both to decide for yourself.
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Entertainment Branson, Missouri offers an abundance of activities for the entire family. Located about an two and a half hours from Ponderosa Campground; it offers amusements parks, theme parks, indoor and outdoor theatre, helicopter tours and other fun things to do.
The Peel Mansion and Historic Gardens is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers a look into the life of 1875 Arkansas.
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History The history and culture of the Northwest Arkansas Ozarks is illustrated by exhibits, programs and events.
War Eagle Mill is an operating, water powered grist mill. The site of the War Eagle Craft fair, the mill is open seven days a week.
Eureka Springs A traveler's favorite for years, this historic town boast excellent dining, art galleries, and specialty shops that will provide a pleasant day trip.
The Cherokee Heritage Center is a couple hours drive to Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Maps are available from their web site. The Heritage center is an easy drive from Ponderosa Campground.
The Inter-Tribal Council represents the Eastern Shawnee, Miami Nation, Modoc, Ottawa Nation, Peoria, Quapaw, Seneca-Cayuga and Wyandotte tribes, all located just across the state line in Northeast Oklahoma.
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Rodeo Springdale, Arkansas is home to the annual Rodeo of the Ozarks, takes place the first four days of July with Springdale's Western Days providing various activities during the week leading up to the rodeo.
Things To Do
Canoe and Float trips can be found within two miles of Ponderosa Campground. Just the thing after a warm day of riding.
Fishing can be enjoyed in the Little Sugar Creek that forms the western boundary of Ponderosa Campground. Beaver Lake will satisfy the most avid fisherman offering white bass, bream crappie, black bass and striped bass.
Precious Moments Chapel offers a time to reflect and to be inspired by the Chapel and Precious Moments art.
Bluff Dwellers Cavern - tour the beautiful caverns of Missouri, pan for gemstones and fossils. http://www.bluffdwellerscavern.com/
The ARKANSAS-MISSOURI RAILROAD offers you 'A Window Seat to History' with an opportunity to travel over trestles with views for miles... through a tunnel... all the way to the top of the scenic Ozark Mountains.
Old Spanish Treasure Cave - step into the adventure of a guided tour through Old Spanish Treasure Cave, one of the Ozark's biggest mysteries.
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