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Eureka Springs, Arkansas Attractions

Eureka Springs has something for everyone, from family attractions to romantic escapes for couples. We've listed a few of the attractions in and around Eureka Springs to make your vacation planning easier! Be sure and check the Eureka Springs Calendar of Events for upcoming festival and event information.

Featured Eureka Springs Attractions

 

Pine Mountain JamboreeTurpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

 

 

Eureka Springs Historic Downtown

Blocks and blocks of history, Victorian architecture, shops, art galleries, hotels, homes and cottages, and charming atmosphere. The entire downtown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in America.

 

The Great Passion Play & Related Attractions

America's #1 attended outdoor drama recreates the life, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ. The Great Passion Play has been enjoyed by almost 6 million visitors.

  • Christ of the Ozarks Statue
    The seven-story Christ of the Ozarks statue is one of the most-visited attractions in the Ozarks. The statue is open 24 hours per day, year-round.
    Passion Play Road
  • New Holy Land/Tabernacle Tours
    The tour features over 30 reproductions of Biblical exhibits from the Holy Land. The tour highlight is the tabernacle, the only complete, life-size reproduction of Moses' tabernacle in the world. On the grounds of the Passion Play.
  • Sacred Arts Center
    Tour the Sacred Arts Center, with over 1,000 works of religious art. Featuring many exceptional masterpieces, some seen on national television. Located right next to the Passion Play amphitheater entrance.
  • Bible Museum
    One of the world's largest collections of rare Bible volumes and ancient manuscripts, including histories of the English and American Bibles, is located in the lower level of the Smith Memorial Chapel on the grounds of the Great Passion Play.
  • Berlin Wall Section
    As a symbol of freedom from tyranny, a 10-foot section of the Berlin Wall is displayed near the Christ of the Ozarks on the grounds of the Great Passion Play. Psalm 23 was lettered by East Berliners while imprisoned under Communism.
  • Smith Memorial Chapel
    Gospel concerts (no charge) are given before the Passion Play in this beautiful chapel, where you will find a quiet place for prayer, meditation and weddings. A 15th-century hand carved Dutch altar is featured. Located on the grounds of The Great Passion Play

Ozark Mountains

Eureka Springs is nesteled in Arkansas' Ozark Mountains. The fall colors of the Ozarks' many trees are a yearly event that should not be missed!

Beaver Lake, Table Rock Lake, White River

Located just a few minutes from Eureka Springs, Beaver Lake is a 30,000 acre lake surrounded by nearly 500 miles of spectacular shoreline. Table Rock Lake is home to Holiday Island with its two golf courses. The White River has a ten-mile stretch of cold tailwater with great trout fishing.

Thorncrown Chapel

Called the most beautiful little chapel in the world, Thorncrown Chapel is an inspiring architectural wonder hiden deep in a woodland setting.

Blue Spring Heritage Center

Arkansas premier botanical gardens, Blue Spring Heritage Center spans 33 acres and features a continually changing panorama of woodland, meadow, hillside and rock settings. All gardens are barrier-free. The gift shop features a wide selection of floral keepsakes.

Fun & Exciting Music Shows

  • Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down
    The fun begins the moment the legendary Hoe-Down Gang hits the stage! Performing contemporary and classics! Country, Cajun, pop and gospel, these award-winning, talented entertainers truly love to perform and it shows! Tator Patches is hilarious! Open mid-March - mid-December You don't want to miss this show!
  • Pine Mountain Jamboree
    Eureka Springs original country music & comedy stage show. Owned, operated and entertained by the Drennons for 23 seasons. The very best in bluegrass, gospel, pop, rock, big band, Cajun, county and western, plus comedy and fun with Junior. Shows March through October, plus special Christmas performances.

Pine Mountain Village and Backwoods

Home to the Eureka Springs Farmer's Market, Pine Mountain Village has shopping, dining, crafts and a Christmas shop Santa would be real proud of. Victorian style village with a spectacular tiered fountain. Beautiful area to picnic, rest or shop.

Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway

Vintage steam locomotives and passenger cars restored to original condition. A short ride through a scenic Ozark valley features re-creation of old-time railroading. Display of steam engines and tractors. Dining car service, gift shop, snack bar, photo shop and historic depot.

St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church

Listed in "Ripley's Believe It or Not." The only church you enter through the bell tower.

Belle of the Ozarks

Relax on this 12-mile cruise while listening to the informative narration on Beaver Dam, Lost Bridge area, Indian burial grounds, White House Bluffs, a submerged homestead and a 200-acre game preserve island. View over 60 miles of spectacular Beaver Lake shoreline. Sunset cruises are available.

Eureka Springs Historical Museum

See the colorful past of this unique town and the people who lived here. A fascinating collection of papers, photographs, mementos, official documents, home furnishings and other artifacts.

Caves & Caverns

  • Cosmic Cavern
    Guided tours are conducted through one of the Ozarks prettiest caves. Visitors are led to two underground lakes, one with trout. "Silent Splendor" is one of Arkansas' most incredible underground jewels. Photography is encouraged.
  • Onyx Cave
    See the spectacular underground formations in this living cave. Enjoy an educational radio-guided tour. Easy access ramps take you to the cave entrance and our unique gift shop.
  • War Eagle Cavern
    Spectacular entrance, underground stream, stalactites, onyx and domes. No tight passages; personal guided tours. Gift shop, bus and RV parking. Open May 1 through October 25.

Pivot Rock & Natural Bridge

Fascinating geological formations in a tranquil, wooded area. Take a relaxing walk down a series of nature trails.

Razorback Observation Tower

Climb 100 feet for spectacular Ozark panoramas in every direction.

Day Trips from Eureka Springs

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Explore the nation's newest art museum. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art celebrates the American spriit in a setting that unites the power of art with the beauty of landscape. Admission is free. Explore Crystal Bridges Collection, Trails and Programs. Closed on Tuesday.

War Eagle Mill

Water-powered grist mill on the War Eagle River. War Eagle Mercantile gift shop and restaurant. Open all year.

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