Compton Gardens and Conference Center, Bentonville

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Park
A green oasis that serves as a public park for the residents of Bentonville and beyond. This 6.5 acre garden is a native woodland garden and a regional destination garden and special events venue. Residents and visitors are able to take advantage of this beautiful and peaceful green space environment with an abundant native plant collection.

Compton Gardens and Conference Center are named after Dr. Neil Compton, a noted Bentonville physician, writer, photographer, founder of the Ozark Society, and savior of the Buffalo River.

The Conference Center is the re-modeled home of Dr. Compton and now serves as a rental facility for private events, conferences, workshops, retreats, seminars and intimate weddings . The Garden is available for film and commercial photo shoots as well.
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  • We only spent a short time viewing the gardens which were attractive and easy to walk on the paths we took; there were a lot of others we did not. One could do leasurely strolls or take in a lot of.....  more »
  • This is an extensive and incredible trail system for all levels of riders. Super single track for the novice and the edgy; super paved trails for all ages; miles and miles of fun. The north end...  more »
  • Great woodland garden with many local plants and interesting sculptures. One of Bentontonville's finest attractions. It offers quiet, shady retreat for reflection and enjoying nature. Crystal bridges art museum is walkable from here. The razorback runs through it.
  • Very beautiful walkways, lots of trees. It is connected to the Crystal Museum and the Bentonville downtown.
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