Avoca Area Points of Interest

The map below (enlarge image) provides a handy reference of local entertainment, historical and cultural locations of interest within easy driving distance.

Points of Interest Avoca Arkansas

Numbered items from the map above:

  1. Ozark National Forest: The Ozark National Forest encompasses 1,138,711 acres. The forest contains the tallest mountain in Arkansas, Mount Magazine, and Blanchard Springs Caverns. It is administered by the Department of the Interior through the National Park Service.
  2. War Eagle: The annual War Eagle Arts and Craft fair draws artisans from Arkansas and neighboring states.
  3. Heritage Trail: This trail encompasses the Pea Ridge Battlefield Park, the Prairie Grove Battlefield Park, the Trail of Tears and the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, among other stops of interest.
  4. Pea Ridge Battlefield Park: 43,000 acre park administered by the National Park Service. Location of the March 1862 civil war battle involving 26,000 soldiers from both sides of the war.
  5. Beaver Lake: The lake is the result of the dam put on the White River, creating 483 miles of shoreline. Home for 8 national bass tournaments per year, and destination for 3.1 million visitors annually.
  6. Northwest Arkansas Airport (XNA): The airport opened in 1998 after 8 years of development. It began with approximately 53,000 passengers per year to nearly 1.2 million annually by 2007.
  7. Northwest Arkansas Community College: NWACC was founded in 1989. It opened its doors in August, 1990 with 1,200 students. In Spring 2008, over 6,600 students were attending NWACC.
  8. Rogers Little Theater: Live theatre troupe located at 116 S 2nd Street in Rogers.
  9. Crystal Bridges Museum: American art museum partially funded by the Walton Family Foundation. Has an outstanding collection of artwork spanning the entire history of the United States.

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Avoca, Arkansas, P.O. Box 160 72711

 

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