As some of you may have already noticed, construction is in progress on the Hwy 265 Clear Creek Bridge (up to 20 consecutive days). This means that access to BGO will only be available from the SOUTH. So, if you are traveling from Springdale, Rogers or Bentonville, you will need to take 71B to Zion […]
Learn. Play. Grow.
The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is a unique destination in Northwest Arkansas that draws more than 80,000 visitors a year. The Garden is a collection of twelve themed gardens and includes the region’s only butterfly house. Our mission is to provide educational, entertainment, and recreational opportunities for students, residents, and Garden visitors to increase their appreciation of the native and natural ecosystem of the Ozarks.
Our education programs include workshops, classes, and lectures for adults in horticulture, conservation, and other topics of interest to gardeners of all skill levels and others who admire the beauty and science of the natural world. The majority of our education programs are for children of all ages. We work with area school districts to provide hands-on nature and science learning experiences. Our programs such as Little Sprouts, Earth Day, Explore@BGO, Butterfly Days, and Firefly Fling offer unique outdoor experiences to thousands of children each year.
Little Sprouts is a preschool program at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks for all children under 5 who have not yet started kindergarten. Through different Garden activities, songs, games and crafts, the children leave the garden with a real appreciation for the world around them and a new desire to protect it. Sprouts will meet every […]
Explore@BGO is our mini-day camp at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks for children ages 6 to 11. Explore@BGO engages them in activities and lessons that teach appreciation for the environment, encourage interaction with the natural world, and satisfy children’s natural curiosities about the outdoors. On July 8 we’ll be exploring gardening fun. See you soon! […]