Northwest Arkansas Nature CenterLocation: Springdale, AR
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Built on a 61-acre site along Spring Creek, near the intersection of Interstate 49 and Wagon Wheel Road, this 32,000 square-foot facility features a state-of-the-art educational building, indoor and outdoor classrooms, education pavilions, traditional and 3-D archery ranges, watchable-wildlife walking trails, wildlife habitat areas, a creek boardwalk and overlook, native plant gardens, wildlife viewing blinds, and many other conservation education and outdoor recreation amenities. Fennell Purifoy Architects of Little Rock. The design highlights the unique natural features and ecosystems found in the northwest region of the state.