Trails & Outdoor Activities

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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. We explore the unfolding story of America by actively collecting, exhibiting, interpreting, and preserving outstanding works that illuminate our heritage and artistic possibilities.

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The Momentary

The Momentary is a contemporary art space satellite to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in downtown Bentonville. Situated along the Razorback Regional Greenway near 8th Street Market, we've transformed a decommissioned 63,000-square-foot cheese factory into a multidisciplinary space for visual and performing arts, culinary experiences, festivals, artists-in-residence, and more. The mission of The Momentary is to champion contemporary art's role in everyday life.

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21 C Museum Hotel

Located on the northeast corner of the Bentonville town square and a short walk to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville is a 104-room boutique hotel, contemporary art museum, cultural center and home to The Hive restaurant, led by executive chef Matthew McClure.

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The Walmart Museum

In May 2011, after 2 years of renovation work preserving the Bentonville Square’s two oldest buildings, the museum celebrated its Grand Re-Opening. Today, the Walmart Museum continues to evolve to serve its visitors, its community, and its mission. The Walmart Museum features Walton's 5&10, a world-class exhibit gallery and The Spark Café Soda Fountain.

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Museum of Native American History

First established in a downtown location in 2006 as the Museum of Native American Artifacts, the collection quickly outgrew the space and MONAH opened its current doors in June of 2008. Founded by David Bogle, a registered member of the Cherokee Nation born and raised in Bentonville, the museum houses over 10,000 of the finest Native American artifacts. The museum features Bogle's private collection, along with a number of collections donated and on loan to the museum for display."

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OZ Art NWA

OZ Art NWA is both a collection of and champion for art in Northwest Arkansas. The goal? To make art part of everyday life through a dynamic network of museum-worthy art, artists, events and experiences in unexpected places.

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Meteor Guitar Gallery

This hundred year old movie theater has been turned into an awesome guitar store with over a thousand instruments and amplifiers, one of kind art pieces from many local artists and a live music/movie/party venue that can accommodate 370 people. Events, movies and concerts are hosted year round. Check out their website for the venue’s schedule.

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Skylight Cinema

The theater exhibits first-run movies from major and independent studios, and offers a variety of special screenings throughout the year, including sporting events, classic films and other cultural experiences. All six of the theater’s auditoria feature state-of-the-art digital projection technology and sound, reserved seating and comfortable rocker or recliner seats.

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Scott Family Amazeum

Founded on the principle that curious, creative community learns together, the Scott Family Amazeum uses a variety of interactive Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) activities and experiences to ignite your imagination with hands-on exploration and discovery. Interactive exhibits, unique pop-up activities, and zinglets (ask a play facilitator) are inspired by the landscape, culture, and innovative spirit of the region. Each experience and activity enable discovery and learning through play. The Amazeum also hosts traveling exhibits from across the country.

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Amy Keever Gallery

Majestic animals covered in stained glass greet you upon setting foot inside.

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Peel Mansion & Heritage Gardens

A pioneer businessman, lawyer, father of nine, and the first native Arkansan elected to the United States Congress, Colonel Samuel West Peel built this extraordinary Italianate mansion on the outskirts of beautiful Bentonville, Arkansas in 1875. This idyllic home once stood as a working farmstead surrounded by 180 acres of apple orchards, as well as a large vegetable garden, and now serves as an immaculate display of the era in which it was built. The gardens surrounding the museum invite visitors to slow down, take in the scenery and view the beautiful flowers, plants, and trees. The mansion is full of fun facts and tons of history to keep visitors entertained and curious. Peel Mansion Museum tours can be enjoyed by booking as a group or through a self-guided tour, where you can enjoy the property at your leisure.

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Bentonville Tap Room

Local craft beer, hard cider, wine, food, and music come together in a sports bar setting. They have bar games like darts and pool as well as weekly live music featuring local artists.

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Trash Creamery

A funky little place with really good ice cream. Play mixologist with an array of both traditional and totally unique add-ins called “Trash." The process is simple; choosebase, pick a vessel, trash it up!

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Crepe's Paulette

Authentic and fusion, sweet and savory handheld crêpes served with a smile and a side of quirk. A Bentonville local favorite!

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Bar Cleeta

Evoking metropolitan dining, the menu transports and encourages customization, allowing the diner to curate their own dining experience. Serving antibiotic & hormone-free meat and sourcing locally whenever possible, the menu features old world culinary techniques with new world flavors.

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Blu Bentonville

This fresh seafood market, sushi bar, and restaurant hosts the best patio in Bentonville, creating a private jungle-like experience at each table.

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CO-OP Ramen

Experience authentic Japanese flavors and multi-cultural comfort food at its finest in this modern Ozark ramen house at an approachable price.

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Tavola Trattoria

From the owners of Table Mesa Bistro comes a casual Italian Trattoria. Come by and discover the soul-satisfying riffs on Italian and Mediterranean cooking.

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Bentonville Brewing

Bentonville's very own production craft brewery and tasting room located in the heart of Bentonville! Home of the (in)famous Homewrecker IPA and voted Best Brewery in NWA 2019! Family (and dog!) friendly.

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The Buttered Biscuit

At The Buttered Biscuit you'll enjoy an honest breakfast made with high quality ingredients. The Buttered Biscuit has a menu compatible for our guests with dietary preferences, serves classic dishes with unique flavors and healthy options.

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Snack Lab

The food you eat is the fuel that gets you through the day, so what you put into your body matters. For the times when you need a quick, nutritious bite on the go, you can count on Snack Lab. Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Keto, Whole30, Allergy-Friendly Options.

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Oven and Tap

Named for its custom built wood fired oven & tap wall, Oven & Tap is located just off the Bentonville Square. It’s a relaxed place for wood-fired pizzas, sandwiches & Southern-inspired fare, plus a bar & craft beer. Try the chicken sammie.

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The Flying Fish

The Flying Fish is a “fast-casual” format serving oysters and brown shrimp from the Gulf of Mexico and fish that is farm raised in the USA. Red Snapper and Grouper are caught in the waters of South & Central America and grouper is also occasionally caught off the coast of Florida and the Mid-Atlantic states.

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Thai Kitchen

Unassuming eatery dishing up curries, salads, spring rolls & other Thai delicacies.

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8th Street Market Outdoor Social District

8th Street Market is a community-focused food hub, where a spirit of creativity meets entrepreneurship, growing a group of tenants that serve one another as well as the community. By supporting small and midsize local farmers, 8th Street Market gives back in more ways than one, pairing culinary excellence and experiences to feed a cycle of growth for the area’s agricultural producers and food entrepreneurs. Gatherings are grounded in a commitment to community, a shared love of food and drink, and the belief that together, we can all become better.

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Bentonville Taco & Tamale Co.

Arkansas-born Bentonville Taco & Tamale prepares Tex-Mex inspired dishes with local, seasonal, and Arkansas food culture influences.

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Compton Gardens

Nestled in the heart of downtown Bentonville, the Compton Gardens includes over 11 acres of native trees, plants, and gardens. You’re sure to enjoy the serenity boasted by Compton Gardens. The Compton Gardens & Neil Compton Exhibit Tour gives individuals and groups the chance to explore home and gardens of Dr. Compton, one of the region's great architectural gems. The house includes an exhibit hall highlighting Dr. Compton and his dedication to the conservation and preservation of the region's natural beauty.

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Yeyo's El Alma de Mexico

Yeyo's started with family. Rafel & Roman moved here with their family about 10 years ago. Their dad, Yeyo, encouraged them to start one of the first food trucks in Bentonville and it was a huge success very quickly. About five years later they had outgrown the truck and expanded into a state of the art restaurant in 2018. When you're downtown, look for the Yeyo's Food Truck near the Bentonville Square.

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The HUB Bike Lounge

From the founders of Progressive Trail Design and Dig Clothing Company, the HUB is a gathering place for outdoor enthusiasts. This bike-centric concept combines retail, food, coffee, cocktails, beer, bikes, and experts that can gear and guide you on an adventure into the Ozarks.

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Airship Coffee

Creating, roasting and brewing amazing coffees for your enjoyment. Drink Up, Be Lifted! Try the new location within the Coler Mountain Bike Preserve.

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Bar + Lounge at The Hive

Choose from a rotating selection of seasonal cocktails or explore the bottled beer list to discover a new favorite brew, including some local favorites. The bartenders at TheHive bring new life to craft cocktails with farm fresh ingredients and creative interpretations of classic favorites.

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LOUISE at Thaden Field

LOUISE is a modern all-day cafe in Thaden Fieldhouse that serves diner-style breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. LOUISE has both indoor and outdoor seating facing the runway, providing incredible views of planes taking off and landing as you enjoy a great meal!

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The Bentonville Dive

This is the bar when you’re looking for a non-fuss drink. The Dive is the smallest bar in Bentonville with a large patio and laid-back personality.

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Bike Rack Brewing Co.

This company crafts local, quality ales and provides a meeting place for the biking community - it’s all in the name.

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Markham and Fitz

Experience chocolate at its finest at this dessert bar where single origin chocolate comes to life through drinks, dessert, confections and cocktails.

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Sunny's

A health-forward restaurant offering local food and wellness programming in a vibrant atmosphere. Nurtured by Arkansas sunshine, Sunny’s menu is full of ingredients you can pronounce, from a community of conscious local farmers.

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The Meteor

A top-shelf coffee bar and cafe offering signature baked goods, inspired food, and drinks.

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Pedaler's Pub

The Pedaler's pub specializes in wood fired pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and an ever-changing specials menu. The "pub in the Hub" is located along the Bentonville trail system on SW A Street, and has a strong passion for cycling and adventure.

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Spark Café Soda Fountain

The Spark Café Soda Fountain is a tribute to Sam Walton’s love of ice cream. The café proudly serves Yarnell's, a family brand made in Searcy, Arkansas, not far from the Walmart Distribution Center. When you visit, you’ll notice a flavor in the scooping bin that looks VERY Walmart: Spark Cream. Custom-made for customers of the SparkCafé, it’s a rich, flavorful ice cream in Walmart colors of blue and yellow. Ask for a taste of Spark Cream or any of the nine other flavors! The friendly staff will be glad to serve you as they do every day – with a smile.

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Oily Makes Bakery

Wholesome baked goods that are naturally gluten free.

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Table Mesa Bistro

Located in the heart of Bentonville historic district, Table-Mesa features Modern Latin Cuisine with multicultural offerings, seasonal ingredients and a broad appeal.

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The Undercroft

Through a side archway simply marked “bar” or the basement door marked “coatroom,” one discovers a seductive, hidden cocktail bar beneath a historic church. Enjoy beautifully crafted cocktails and select plates from The Preacher's Son during your time spent here.

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Scotch + Soda

Contemporary tavern with build-your-own whisky flights, cocktails, charcuterie & other bar bites.

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Onyx Coffee Lab

Cafe and Roastery Specializing in Coffee Profiling and Brew Methods. Recent award winner of 2020 US Coffee Championships.

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Ramo D'Olivo

Northwest Arkansas’ premier wine bar offering over 200 varieties by the bottle, as well as craft beers from top local breweries. They carry a wide assortment of organically grown olive oils, flavored balsamics, and vinegars.

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Sweet Dream Creamery

A craft ice cream parlor (aka Food Truck!) specializing in unique flavors and fresh, local ingredients in Northwest Arkansas.

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Table at The Station

The owners of Table Mesa Bistro and Tavola Trattoria refurbished a small house into this charming cottage restaurant, offering diner food with a local twist.

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Ozark Mountain Bagel Co.

Authentic New York style bagels in Northwest Arkansas! These bagels are handcrafted from scratch, then water boiled and baked fresh each day. Spreading joy, love, and cream cheese.

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211 Cafe

Mauricio sold everything & moved his family from Guatemala to encourage community in every sip. Cafe 211 is born by a love and passion for coffee.

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Bakery at Table Mesa

Connected to Table Mesa, this market and bakery offers perfectly moist and sweet cake-like donuts, snacks, ready-to-eat small bites, beverages, and more.

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First Seat Bar & Grill

Bentonville’s hole-in-the-wall pub offering the best burgers downtown. Grab a beer and catch a game with the locals. You’ll know you’ve found it when you stumble upon the red door in the alley.

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Tusk and Trotter

Tusk & Trotter American Brasserie is located a block off “The Square” in Downtown Bentonville and features an atmosphere casual enough to invite families with a menu sophisticated enough to wow the most traveled gourmet. The menu features local produce when possible and shifts seasonally to accentuate available ingredients. Owner and Executive Chef, Rob Nelson has been recognized repeatedly as one of our region’s best.

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Pressroom

Pressroom is weekend brunch and lunch and dinner and grab and go and all day and sit down and hangout and juice and coffee and beer and wine and cocktails and music and chef and loud and quiet and people and big and small and us and you and friends and neighbors and good times and good vibes and happy and cheer and today and tomorrow and yesterday and now.

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AOI

The owners of Blu Bentonville also own a high-end sushi restaurant downtown.

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Heroes Coffee Company

Wake up. Do Good. Repeat. For every bag of Do Good Coffee sold, they donate a dollar to a local nonprofit.

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Tree House

From the creators of Black Apple Cider, the Tree House is, “the only place you will find Presidents, gnomes, a Luau every day, fairies, slushees, and more.”

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Wright's Barbecue

Wright’s has embraced the barbecue culture by using methods that require dedication, hard work, and love for smoked meat. They source pecan wood from downed central Arkansas trees. From the start each week, to the end, the fires never stop burning. An overnight process that delivers fresh food when you need it.

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Bentonville Mercantile

A small tucked-away store packing a big punch. Shop locally-made products including t-shirts, stickers, original art, candles, jewelry, and décor.

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Remedy Road

Remedy Road is a socially-conscious, people-conscious boutique on a mission to not only sell beautiful products, but also to emphasize the artisans who made them.

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In Season

This friendly boutique offers a variety of unique Arkansas Gift Baskets, beautiful jewelry collections made with real gold and semi-precious stones, and more.

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Southern Style Children's Boutique

Southern Style is an upscale children's boutique in historic downtown Bentonville. Offering styles that range from southern traditional to modern and preppy, with everything in between, Southern Style carries brands such as Sun-San/Salt-Water, KicKee Pants, Joules, Angel Dear, Magnolia Baby, Hayden, Footmates, Wee One Bows, The Bow Next Door, Sweet Dreams, Milkbarn and so much more!"

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Oli + Meg

A gift shop with a fun environment specializing in local artwork, jewelry, kitchenware, pottery, greeting cards, candles, and bathware. They have a great selection of locally made items.

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N.A. Martin

Sophisticated women's fashion and home of #TheSkirt, the pencil skirt that flatters figures of every shape and size. Made in the USA.

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Once Upon a Time Books

A local, used book store with something for everyone.

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Gearhead Outfitters

An outdoor store that aims to help customers live active, fulfilling lives by providing quality outdoor-inspired products, backed by deep expertise and remarkable service.

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Label

Label features premium denim, apparel, shoes and accessories in a variety of pricepoints and styles.

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Rope Hounds

Handcrafted in Bentonville, these dog products use colorful and strong rock climbing rope along with durable hardware - making them perfect for your next adventure!

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Two Friends Bookstore

This charming bookstore was founded through a love of books, good coffee, organic wines, and delicious treats. The shelves are stocked with a variety of new and used books which you can read on the patio while enjoying an Airship Coffee latte or a delicious sandwich.

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Blue Moon Bentonville

A local boutique specializing in apparel, gifts, hair accessories, souvenirs, greeting cards, shoes, purses, jewelry, candles, home decor, baby gifts and much more.

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Block Street Records

A locally owned indie record shop with new & vintage vinyl, CDs, tapes, t-shirts, posters and more!

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Moosejaw

Stocked with all the gear and clothing needed for your outdoor recreation needs. A natural fit for the Mountain Biking Capital of the World TM.

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Strider Store Bentonville

Offering lightweight, efficient, all-terrain bikes that develop two-wheeled balance, coordination, and confidence in children.

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BRIKA in Bentonville

More than 110 years ago, renowned Arkansan architect, A.O. Clark designed the historic building which now houses this modern shopping experience. This unique facility allows you to shop like a local in a beautiful, welcoming environment that offers local and national brands. BRIKA’s specially curated pop-up market provides a variety of apparel, jewelry, accessories, home décor, beauty products and more.

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Yoga Story

Yoga Story offers a varied of drop-in yoga classes for all levels.

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Thaden Field

A jumping off point for adventure, the portal to back country, a basecamp: Thaden Field, ICAO Identifier (VBT), is the hub of Arkansas’ FLY OZ network, Summit Aviation’s fix base operation, home of Game Composites, and OZ1 flying club’s “hideout.” The FIELDHOUSE shelters a flight school, an exhibition hangar, an FAA knowledge testing center, scenic flights, discovery flights, lawn games, fuel, provisions, bikes, and a full service, all day menu at cafe LOUISE. This summer you’ll be able to rent a canoe and paddle out on Lake Bentonville.

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Blake Street House

Where you’ll be inspired to focus on your physical and mental health while enjoying new friendships and delicious healthy food. Stop by for a day pass and enjoy our many offerings to support an Ozarkian well-being.

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Coler Mountain Bike Preserve

Coler Mountain Bike Preserve is located about a mile west of Downtown Bentonville on land designated as a mountain bike preserve. The trails feature multiple flowy jump lines and challenging technical rocky sections that culminate at "The Hub" near the top of the mountain. From there you can choose which trail to take and the level of difficulty. If you are an expert level downhill or enduro rider try the "Hammer" -- a double black alternate line featuring a 12-foot drop into a valley setting you up for 10-foot step-up jumps and two more large drops.

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Phat Tire Bike Shop

Phat Tire Bike Shop has everything you need to enjoy all things cycling this weekend. Online rentals, in-shop service & tech support, an exceptional variety of merchandise, and our expert Team Members are always happy to suggest some awesome trails! Visit our shop in the heart of Downtown Bentonville.

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Splash Park/The Rink at Lawrence Plaza

In the summer months, from May to September, this 7,000 square foot facility offers a splash pad. In the winter months, from November to January, the chiller is turned on and the concrete pad is converted into the region’s only permanent outdoor ice rink. Bring your family out to Lawrence Plaza to enjoy the park and a great time!

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Climb Bentonville

A premier climbing and fitness facility located in the heart of Bentonville.

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OZ Trails

OZ Trails is a world-class network of shared-use trails, headquartered in Bentonville, Ark., The Mountain Biking Capital of the World. OZ Trails was born out of deep ties and support from our community and is carried out through loyal ambassadors, adventure seekers, riders, grinders, runners, and hikers.

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Razorback Regional Greenway

Completed in 2015, the Razorback Regional Greenway spans a large portion of Northwest Arkansas, connecting the bustling hubs of Bentonville and Fayetteville with the growing suburban communities of Rogers, Springdale and Lowell in-between. Running for 36 miles, the trail is entirely off-road, with the exception of a few short sections of adjacent sidewalk and protected bike lane throughout and a brief share-the-road stretch in central Bentonville. The trail runs through the downtown districts of Fayetteville, Bentonville and Springdale, providing direct access to various civic, entertainment and retail destinations. Other highlights along the trail's route include the University of Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, and both Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas and Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers.

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Bentonville Trails

With 40+ miles of paved, city trails there’s no better way to explore Bentonville!

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Hudson Hawk

Hudson / Hawk Barber & Shop is the barbershop for all generations, providing salon-quality services in a masculine environment. Visit the barbershop for a men's haircut, razor shave, fade, beard trim or wax.

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District

A full service Hair Salon in the heart of downtown Bentonville.

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Premier Spa

Nestled inside the walls of Premier Dermatology, The Spa at Premier is a tranquil environment sure to create a relaxing experience. Walk-in or same-day availability is very limited. It is highly suggested to schedule services in advance.

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