Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center is where kids can learn all about the wonders of nature, whilst you're surrounded by it! It's a welcoming family environment for exploration and learning, and it's waiting for YOU!
Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center can be found on the southern edge of Jonesboro, and it's here kids can learn all about the unique ridge atop of the Mississippi Delta and it's topography, as well as the natural history and wildlife of the area.
Indoor and outdoor exhibits have been designed to give the best experience possible.
The facility is over a whopping 17,000 sq ft, and features not one, but THREE stories of education and exhibits, across 160 acres.
We mentioned there are outdoor exhibits too. Crowley's Ridge also adjoins the southern boundary of Craighead Forest park, where you can explore five and a half acres of prairies, as well as ponds and 100 acres of woodlands.
There are also nature trails of varying lengths available in the surrounding countryside, many with pathways suitable for push and wheelchairs.
Don't miss the educational programs too, where you can see animal feedings, take part in wildlife walks, and more!
A beautiful day out in nature, where you can explore, learn, meet the local wildlife and enjoy that Arkansas sunshine!