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Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center

#2 of 15 things to do in Jonesboro Features Animals
600 E Lawson Rd, Jonesboro, AR 72404-8897
+1 870-933-6787
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Good place to walk with senior citizen who needs stimulation and entertainment to encourage exercise

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sherry G
via mobile
A beautiful place to spend a few hours!

While inside the Nature Center, be sure to see the two movies that run back to back on the half... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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600 E Lawson Rd, Jonesboro, AR 72404-8897
+1 870-933-6787
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good place to walk with senior citizen who needs stimulation and entertainment to encourage exercise

Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 6 May 2017

While inside the Nature Center, be sure to see the two movies that run back to back on the half hours! The multi media movies were informative, well produced and entertaining, and the auditorium was large and comfortable, but a bit cool and windy so...More

1  Thank TexasMomTW
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Was a great, free outing on the weekend. Place looked like it was getting run down some. Half of the exhibits didn't work and pretty trashy out in the water. Sad for a nature center.

Thank Renee J
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

It is amazing for the size that so much is here. Everything is well taken care of, plenty of wild living creatures to view, making it interesting for young children. The trails are excellent. We love being outdoors and the area is nicely manicured and...More

Thank carrie w
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have visited every Nature center in the state of Arkansas and, in my opinion, this is the best. They have two films to watch, live snakes and other animals, Nature trails, a native plant garden, many activities available and walking trails that lead to...More

Thank mlg79
Reviewed 7 March 2017

If you are traveling through Craighead county or if you have lived in the area forever do not miss the Forrest L Wood Nature Center. The grounds are beautiful and well suited for a picnic. There is a covered area available for shade with picnic...More

Thank carldeal
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What a wonderful adventure and learning experience! Started with the creation of Crowley's Ridge. Feeling the earthquake, volcano erupt, the mist on your face; and all the changes that took place to make the ridge. Then off to check the the many live animals, tracks,...More

Thank X5898HDjohnw
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We enjoy the grounds and the inside year round. Any child will find something they are intrigued by. The hands on exhibits are tops.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Like I said need a break from the rat race just a short drive away from town and escape is here! Unwind soak it in and take everything you brought with ya! Leave it like you found it or Better!

Thank John M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Beautiful walking trail (mostly fenced and elevated for great views). If you want some great pictures--don't miss this place. The movie was really good--I'm glad that it was recommended to us--we didn't do it last time we were here. Lots of hands on things for...More

Thank Sharon95GCP
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Belinda L
How much will it cost me to have a simple wedding ceremony with less than four people there on a Saturday? Do we have to make prior arrangements? Who do you recommend to officiate?
8 August 2015|
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Response from ASUprof | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know about weddings at the Nature Center, so I would recommend that you call them. They can no doubt answer your questions; all I can say is that would be a really cool place to have a wedding, if you can... More