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Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center

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Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Great place to visit

The nature center had great displays and learning activities for the children. They even had a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Marshfield, Missouri
Nice place

Walking or biking distance from the trails at Craighead Forest Park. Small exhibits bit... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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“forest park”(9 reviews)
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600 E Lawson Rd, Jonesboro, AR 72404-8897
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been a while since I've visited. The place is older, it needs some attention. I would recommend it to families with children 6 to 12. Much older, in my opinion, and they'll be really bored.

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The nature center had great displays and learning activities for the children. They even had a learning center downstairs and had things planned for the weekends. We walked around the small lake that was handicapped accessible. It was short, but there were several other longer...More

Thank 219sherryd
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Walking or biking distance from the trails at Craighead Forest Park. Small exhibits bit educational. Great for kids

Thank kming24
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Not only do they have a great walkway and center that has live animals and museum-like displays, one of the little known features of this center is the outside gardens. Check them out.

Thank Neal V
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

My awe life and I were married there in early November. The trees were almost as beautiful as her dress. Great staff, very clean, great state park

Thank sgt1911a1
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We r not actually from this area, so on weekends we usually try & do something we will sometimes go to one our wonderful restaurants that r in Jonesboro, AR. Or we may just just around, just trying to get to know the area a...More

1  Thank beachgirl132
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderfully maintained walking trails , educational exhibits and wildlife makes for a great way to spend a day exploring with family .

Thank KadeeFree
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We took our grandkids there and they loved it, a lot of stuff to keep them busy. The trails are long for older people but the kids love them

Thank 9mmjames
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

There is a great walking trail here with a couple different ways to go and educational stops along the way that describe the local animals you may see and the trees and plants. In the museum and education center there are many displays and activities...More

2  Thank nissangray
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Out of the way and hidden. Well worth finding. Location on the back side of Craighead Forest Park. Really unique, cool displays and the history of Crowley's ridge. The displays show the local wildlife. Perfect place to spend a couple of hours.

Thank glbrown25
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Belinda L
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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