The former Washington, Arkansas is the home of the University of Arkansas. Thousands of Razorback alums take their Fayetteville RV rentals to the city every year for football games, baseball games, and other events. But this city has even more to offer. It’s nestled in the beautiful Ozark Mountains. Moreover, Fayetteville is a distinctive Mid South community. So, it’s a lot different from some of the other communities in the South. All these things, and more make now a good time to search for an RV in Fayetteville.
Experience the Sites and Scenery
Lake Fayetteville is a large park and lake located right inside the city. It’s a “no wake lake,” so it’s a great place for canoeing, kayaking, and sailing. Many visitors also enjoy fishing in this relaxing environment. There are also a number of mountain bike-friendly hiking trails.
Hobbs State Park has over thirty miles of hiking trails. Some are for experienced hikers and some are for people who are just out for a stroll. We especially recommend the historically significant and picturesque Van Winkle Trail. In addition to several primitive campsites, there’s also a shooting range and other first-class facilities.
Fayetteville is also a good jumping-off point to explore the vast Ozark/St. Francis National Forest. The 1.2 million-acre Ozark National Forest is one of the largest in the country. In contrast, the St. Francis National Forest is one of the smallest, and also one of the most diverse ones. OHV riding is one of the most popular activities in these Forests, as there are over 1,000 miles of OHV routes. Other visitors enjoy camping, fishing, hunting, picnicking, and just about any other outdoor activity you can imagine.
Buffalo National River was the nation’s first designated national river and it’s one of the only remaining undammed large streams in the Lower 48. The Buffalo River flows for over a hundred and fifty miles. On land, there are numerous hiking trails that are conveniently divided into different districts. There are also lots of places for your Fayetteville rental RV.
In a region filled with trees, the Mt. Sequoyah Woods Trail is one of the most densely-wooded areas around. The main trail is just over a mile long, which is a great distance for hiking, jogging, or walking. Mountain bikers are also welcome and there’s a large picnic area and other facilities.
Veterans Memorial Park is a very nice place to spend an afternoon. The park has very nice volleyball courts and other fun sports facilities, in addition to restrooms, a large picnic pavilion, and a fishing pier. The Park also has a number of Pokestops. The nearby Arkansas Air & Military Museum has one of the largest collection of military aircraft in the South. Many of the aircraft date back to the 1920s, and many of them are still airworthy. The facility itself is something of a landmark, as the Museum is housed in a 1940s-era wood hanger. To understand even more of what happened in this area, take your Fayetteville motorhome rental to the Washington County Historical Society. It’s housed in a number of historic homes in the Fayetteville area. The Society also hosts periodic lectures and other events.
There are many things to see in the Fayetteville and Bentonville area. The Ozarks are truly a national treasure. But the other communities in the area cannot match Fayetteville’s unique spirit. There’s an energy that only college towns have when football games or other special events come around. A camper rental in Fayetteville is the best way to get both a front row seat and a backstage pass to these things.
Where to Park It
The Cowpatty RV park and Campground is a very cozy RV park in West Fork. It’s one of the closest facilities to Razorback Stadium. Like most other places to keep your Fayetteville RV rental, Cowpatty has lots of amenities, including a large bathhouse and updated clubhouse. Just up the road in Springdale, you’ll find the Motor Inn RV Park. This large, shady park also has lots of facilities for both people and pets. The park also has a great location that’s close to many of the things to see in Arkansas.
Comfort food is always a staple in the Mid South. It’s hard to beat the combination of good food and good hospitality. Lighter fare, such as seafood and salads, are usually on the menu as well. If you have the chance, you should probably at least give the Possum Pie a try.
Start packing your RV now to explore the Fayetteville area and all it has to offer.
Fayetteville, AR is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.
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