Eureka Springs Outdoors
Eureka Springs is a destination for outdoor fun. Here are just a few ideas for things to do outdoors:
Visit the Springs
Like small green jewels scattered throughout town, Eureka Springs is home to dozens of natural springs and pocket parks. Many of them have historic significance so be sure to look for bronze plaques that describe the rich history of the site.
Party in the Park
Basin Spring Park is the heart of Eureka Springs. Throughout the year you can hear bands playing in the bandshell. Live music can be found throughout town especially during events like Blues Weekend. Hang out in the park and see what happens next. Eureka Springs’ Main Street organization holds parties in the park during the warmer months.
Zip for a thrill
Zip through the Ozark Mountain canopy on lines that hover anywhere from 120 feet to 1800 feet above ground. Get more ideas with Zip!, Wow!, Ooo!, Roar! and Splash!
Eureka Springs is a destination for outdoor events like mountain biking, triathlons, regattas, foot races and more. Don’t worry if you don’t want to compete. Spectating is fun too. See some of the top outdoor competitions like Xterra or the Fat Tire Festival.
Wonder at a waterfall
The limestone bluffs create beautiful waterfalls that can be en seen literally everywhere at times. While spring is the best time, you can usually see at least one. Learn where the most wonderful waterfalls are located in the area.
Find what floats your boat
The Ozark Mountains are home to Beaver and Table Rock Lake and the White River and Kings River. Grab a kayak or canoe and enjoy the scenery from the water. Eagles are regularly seen flying over Beaver Lake, the Kings River and White River!
Whether you enjoy fishing, floating, skiing, boating, swimming, diving, sailing or just basking in the sun, Eureka Springs has it all.
Drive or Ride
Follow a driving tour along the Arkansas Art Trail. The self guided tour provides great opportunities to see some of the most beautiful places around Eureka Springs. This is a perfect way to experience the outdoors for those who are less mobile. Ride the Ozarks.
Consider riding through Eureka Springs on the Historic District Tram Tour. It’s ranked by Tripadvisor.com as one of the top activities to do in Eureka Springs.