There are some awesome parks in Bentonville and Bella Vista AR!
Thankfully, Bentonville and Bella Vista have wisely set aside and developed space for many parks throughout its boundaries. On any given day, you can see kids, families and groups having fun as they enjoy the amenities each park has to offer.
There are all kinds of parks represented including downtown parks; playground; hiking; ones with pavilions and playgrounds; one with a lake, archery, pickleball and food trucks; dog parks; waterfalls; bike trails; basketball courts and more.
Below is a listing for:
Bentonville & Bella Vista Parks
601 SE D Street
Looking for shade while you watch your little ones play? You can’t go wrong when you visit Austin-Baggett Park.
In addition to many shade trees, this neighborhood park features the ever popular playground equipment, picnic tables and a pavilion.
2400 N. Walton Blvd.
A fabulous 1.3 acre off leash recreation area for dogs and their owners. It Includes sections for an agility course, one for large dogs and one for small dogs.
Great place to meet other dog lovers, and a super place to meet new friends.
Bentonville Bike Playground
2400 N. Walton Blvd.
Just next to the Bark Park, this one-acre bicycle playground is a wonderful place for kids of all ages to develop their cycling skills.
The playground includes a pump track, tunnels and bridges, and is a popular park for Moms eager to see their kids improve their cycling skills.
Blowing Springs Park
700 Blowing Spring Rd
A scenic, family-friendly park with a creek, cave, picnic tables, beer garden, RV spaces, tent camping, easy access to trail systems and much, much more. Lots of space to let the kiddos run and have fun.
1101 SW Citizens Circle
One of the most used parks on the SW side of Bentonville, Citizens Park features a large playground, restrooms, pavilion, 8 tennis and pickleball courts and multipurpose fields.
1 East Central Avenue
Being the heartbeat of Bentonville, The historic City Square is the place from which most city activities emanate including Saturday Farmers Market, First Fridays, civic events, live music, special attractions and more.
Boutiques, specialty shops, restaurants, The Walmart Museum, Walton’s 5&10 and the Spark Cafe are all on the Square. From the Square there is easy access to the gem of Northwest Arkansas, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the gorgeous Compton Gardens.
Dave Peel Park
206 E Central Avenue
A favorite for families and a young kid’s paradise, Dave Peel Park is a two acre mini-park located one block east of Downtown Square.
The heavily used park has playgrounds designed for various ages and the picnic pavilions, making it a fun place for birthday celebrations and other special events.
Durham Place Park
913 Durham Place
Located southeast of Bentonville, this small neighborhood park features a play structure, small picnic shelter and swing set. Great spot for family fun and a picnic.
1205 NE Waverly Way, Bentonville AR
Has a 10ft wide walking/biking trail that connects to Crystal Bridges, the Bark Park, and the Slaughter Pen trails systems.
Situated in the Kingsbury Subdivision on 2 ½ acres with beautiful landscaping and a 4ft- wide sidewalk, it has a 4-table pavilion and large open grassy areas suitable for fun and family outings.
501 SW D St, Bentonville, AR.
It is one of several small parks that are situated within Bentonville’s neighborhoods. Adjacent to the Downtown Trail, Gilmore Park is a 1-acre park with a half basketball court, fitness and picnic tables and playground equipment.
214 SE A St, Bentonville, AR
A very popular 7000 sq.ft. multi-use park used as a splash pad in summer and an ice rink in winter. Across the street from food trucks and just next to 21c Museum Hotel in Downtown Bentonville, the park is great for family fun and out-of-town visitors.
Benches are provided around the area so you can watch your kiddos play.
401 NE Martin Luther King Jr Parkway
This 73-acre park is Bentonville’s main community park.
The Melvin Ford Aquatic Center, which features an Olympic size pool, a four-board diving pool and a wading pool with a raindrop fountain, a baseball/softball complex and a Benton County Memorial, honoring the fallen soldiers from Benton County are all situated within this beautiful park.
Old Tiger Stadium
517 Tiger Boulevard
Featuring an exercise track, a full-sized football field, and a safe route to school trail.
This six-acre recently renovated exercise destination has a new walking surface, new restroom facility, new bicycle racks, improved trail access connections, track lighting for winter and late evening users and a covered pavilion and gathering area.
1100 NE John Deshields Boulevard
Located across from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Orchards Park is a top-notch
Passive park featuring walking paths, stunning landscaped areas, water feature, amphitheater and pavilion.
Osage Park – Lake Bentonville
2100 SW I St.
Bentonville’s new destination playground features plenty of space for kids to run and fun, a dog park, food trucks, pavilion, cherry blossom orchard, Pickleball courts, an archery range, boardwalks through 12 acres of wetlands and a lake where kids can fish, kayak, canoe, paddleboard (no motors are allowed). Benches are located around the lake so you can watch the planes take off and land from Thaden Field. Fun spot for the entire family.
Park Springs Park
300 NW 10th Street
The park has a large covered pavilion with a large fireplace, playground equipment, walking trails, a creek, restrooms, picnic tables and lots of space for the kiddos. Great for large gatherings and family outings.
Town Branch Park
401 SE 2nd Street
Downtown Bentonville, just off of Central Avenue and south and east of the Benton County Administration Bldg, this delightful little park with a lovely gazebo serves as the trailhead for the Town Branch Trail. Setting is perfect for small weddings.
Train Station Park
400 S. Main Street
Accessible from the Downtown Trail and across from the Bentonville Public Library in the 400 block of S Main St., this charming park features a passive setting with lovely landscaping, a delightful gazebo and comfortable benches.
3800 Bright Road
This 1.5-acre neighborhood park at SW Regional Airport Boulevard and Bright Road features tennis courts, picnic pavilion, play structure, and restrooms.