Forrest L. Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center

Open Year Round
Mondays and major holidays

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1 - 5 p.m.

Holiday Closures
The center closes for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays.
Check the calendar for exact dates.

The nature center’s hiking trails are open every day from dawn to dusk. Visitors may walk in when entrance gates are closed or begin from Craighead Forest Trailhead parking just east of Craighead Forest Access Area 5/Rotary Way.

Admission to the nature center is free thanks to your support of the 1/8 Cent Conservation Sales Tax.

Regularly Scheduled Programs


Crowley's Ridge Movie
(every 30 minutes)

3:30 p.m. Feeding Frenzy


10 a.m. Creature Feature


2 p.m. Matinee

Visit the calendar for more detail.

The Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center in Jonesboro offers visitors the chance to experience and explore a unique piece of North America and its wildlife.

Inside the center, exhibits reveal the natural forces that formed the 200-mile-long ridge and native wildlife, ranging from large game animals to small insects.

In addition to self-guided exhibits and trails, Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center offers many activities and nature education programs.

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