1300 US Highway 412 West
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Phone: (479) 524-8080
Fax: (479) 524-8081
An educational institute that has been providing Siloam Springs, and environs, with an excellent opportunity for a comprehensive learning experience since 1919, John Brown University is a premier university in the region. Founded in Christian principles, and striving to also stay up-to-date with the modern world, this university offers an extensive academic syllabus as well as an excellent student life. See the website to know more.
The Ozark–St. Francis National Forest is a mighty green cover encompassing a mind boggling area of 1,159,801 acres (4,693,54.81 hectares). These two forests offer some of the best adventure and outdoor activities in the state. One can expect to do every possible activity here. This beautiful forest offers recreational options like hiking, camping, horseback riding, kayaking, boating, swimming, fishing, mountain biking, picnicking and hunting. With so many recreation options at your disposal, you are spoiled for choice. The picturesque scenery of the forest and amazing wildlife are something worth experiencing.
Located just adjacent to the Prairie Grove is the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. It is an Arkansas State Park and occupies immense monumental value. Its relevance traces from the fact that it commemorates the Battle of Prairie Groves that took place in the American Civil War. It is an enormous site that is established on a total land area of 707.8 acres (286.4 hectares). The site dates back to the year 1862. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1970.
This large, beautiful campus is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas system. The university is particularly well known for its athletics, the Razorbacks, who are NCAA Division One teams and part of the SEC. Academically, the school features the state-of-the-art Walton School of Business, made possible by donations from Sam Walton of Wal-Mart. Visitors to the campus should take a stroll down the Senior Walk, where the names of every graduate since 1876's names are engraved into the ground.
The Chi Omega Greek Theatre was built on the University of Arkansas as a replica of the Theatre of Dionysus in Greece. Gifted to the university by Chi Omega, the open air structure was built in Greek style architecture in 1930. It features fourteen pillars, symbolic for the number of original members and five aisles, in honor of the five founders of Chi Omega. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992 and is used for concerts, plays, ceremonies and other university events.
Replacing the former library, the Vol Walker Hall is a part of the University of Arkansas. This new facility can accommodate additional students and also has a separate spaces for research work.
The original university building, the Old Main has been an iconic structure and symbol of the University of Arkansas since its completion in 1875. The building was based on a design by Van Osdel, and was an exact replica of the University Hall of Urbana-Champaign. A landmark building that well represents the architectural style of the 19th century, the building was remodeled and renovated between 1986 to 1991. Of note are the North Tower, Arboretum, Statue of James William Fulbright and the Senior Walk.
Popularly known as one of the largest historic cemeteries of this area, the Evergreen Cemetery is a beautiful piece of land that is filled with the freshness of plants. As it's name suggests the cemetery is evergreen with beautiful grass beds and trees around making it a great place to visit and mourn over lost loved ones or also an evening walk.
The spacious brewery features a lively atmosphere, casual ambiance and is a great place to enjoy a drink and a meal out with friends. The brewery has a constantly changing variety of brews on tap, from the popular Hefeweizen Woodstock Wheat to the more unusual Java Porter brewed with coffee.
The Greens on Blossom Way is a golf course located in Rogers in Arkansas. The course has a perfect amount of elevation and has the longest tee with an estimated 35 pars. There are stiff challenges along the long tees and you will certainly enjoy your time out here.
Just a few blocks from the University of Arkansas campus, Dickson Street is a must-see when you visit the small town of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Take a stroll and discover the unique shops, bars and restaurants that make this historic street one of the two most popular entertainment districts in the state of Arkansas. Dickson Street is also home to the annual Bikes, Blues and BBQ festival.
Horsebarn Trailhead Park is a beautiful park located in Rogers, Arkansas. It is open to the general public and offers recreational facilities like picnic spots, a playground, small trails and play area for kids with swings. There are picnic tables and a small gazebo where you can relax with your family for a meal after the fun and play.