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J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center
Northwest Arkansas Nature Center

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The J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center opened its doors to the public on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. Visiting the center is free, thanks to Amendment 75 and the 1/8th-Cent Conservation Fund, but reserved entry tickets are required to coordinate visits and manage attendance in accordance with social-distancing guidelines. Guests may reserve tickets in advance of their trip. Up to 10 tickets may be reserved per party.

The center, located at 3400 North 40th Street in Springdale, is open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Contact the center at 877-486-9870 or email to plan your trip or speak with one of the staff on site.

Free reserved entry tickets are required for entry. 

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About Us

Welcome to the JB and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center! This 32,000 square foot facility on over 61 acres is the newest place to learn about the natural world and outdoor recreation in Northwest Arkansas.

We look forward to your visit where you will be able to:

  • See live wildlife and fish
  • Interact with fun and high-tech exhibits
  • Participate in fun and educational activities
  • Practice your marksmanship skills
  • Relax and gather in our outdoor pavilions
  • Take a walk on the trail
  • Take some fun selfies and photos with friends

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Admission to the nature center is free thanks to your support of the 1/8 Cent Conservation Fund.