The people of Northwest Arkansas and many of its visitors love to enjoy the nature provided by accessing the amazingly beautiful Ozarks. Fishing, hunting, climbing, paddling, hiking, camping, cycling… you name it, any outdoor activity flourishes in NWA.

The outdoor stores below provide everything you need to enjoy whatever activity suits your fancy:


Pack Rat Outdoor Center
209 W Sunbridge Dr (479) 521-6340

With more than 80 brands to choose, Pack Rat more than likely will have the items you need to make the most of your adventure in the outdoors. They are well stocked and experience at bringing to the NWA community backpacking, travel, paddling, foot wear, clothing and climbing gear. Just ask any question about any of the products they sell, their customer service will either have the answer or find the answer for you. Note:  Image at top of page, courtesy of Pack Rat Outdoor Center.

Uncle Sam’s Safari Outfitters
Evelyn Hills Shopping Center
1494 N College Ave (479) 521-7779

Uncle Sam’s has been serving the NWA area for 30 years. They have an fascinating mix of military surplus, clothing and accessories, outdoor sporting gear, backpacking, biking, rock climbing, hiking and caving gear. The store is jam packed with everything you might need to enjoy your outdoor excursion. Customer service is good.


2300 S Promenade Blvd (479) 616-1925

Cabelas in Rogers is the ultimate outfitter whether you’re into fishing, hunting, camping, ATV’s, boats, archery and really activity that can be participated in outdoors. With 100,000 sq. ft. of space, a conservation mountain, gun library, boat shop, aquarium, cafe, fudge shop and bargain cave, you could easily spend the day in this wildly popular outdoor store.


Lewis & Clark Outfitters
4915 S Thompson St, (479) 756-1344

Lewis & Clark has everything for the cyclist including bikes,clothing, footwear, gear and a full service bike shop. It also expertly outfits for camping, hiking, climbing and paddling. Great store with terrific inventory and service.