Trails & Grounds

Trails & Grounds

The trails and grounds of Crystal Bridges are a must-see part of the Museum experience. More than 3.5 miles of trails wind through the Museum’s 120-acre site, providing guests with access to the beautiful Ozark landscape. Designed to spark the imagination, the trails help guests form connections to the land and its history, as well as enjoy outdoor artworks.
Outdoor app

NEW! Crystal Bridges Outdoors App

This free app for Apple and Android devices offers interactive trail maps, art and plant guides, and audio-tour information about many of the fascinating features of Crystal Bridges’ grounds. Users may select favorite features to create a personalized tour, and upload and share photos of their own discoveries on the Crystal Bridges trails!

Trails & Grounds Blog

  • Museum Horticulturalist Cody George on the Crystal Bridges trails. The Elusive Crystal Bridges Gardener - When you work outside, amongst nature, I suppose you tend to blend in to the surroundings.  And when you blend in to the surroundings, you hear some amusing and interesting statements by passersby, such as: “Did you know the glass on the bridges are made from pure crystal?” and “Well I heard that Frank Lloyd... Read more »
  • Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma Traveling with Crystal Bridges - Have you heard of Crystal Bridges’ Member Travel Program?  Periodically, the Museum arranges regional, national, or even international trips. These are great opportunities for Members to travel with Museum staff and take advantage of unique opportunities to get special tours, learn from the experts, or get access to private collections.  All Crystal Bridges Members are... Read more »
  • LOVE DERO LOVE Lost (temporarily) - We are losing the LOVE on Crystal Bridges’ South Lawn.  Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture is being de-installed this week.   But not to worry, the loss is temporary:  the sculpture is simply moving into the Museum’s vault so our preparators and Grounds crew can install a new, larger base for it, which will give it better... Read more »