Trails & Grounds

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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.

Trails & Grounds Blog

  • Blog 2 Capturing Nature in Clay: An Autumn Project - Cooler weather is upon us, and many of us, including me, treasure those last warm days of the year. As an Art Instructor for a museum that has over 3.5 miles of winding trails, the opportunity to incorporate the natural beauty into lessons is too good to resist. Some of the artists in our exhibition... Read more »
  • SONY DSC Snow? - In anticipation of a possible early snow this weekend, I thought I’d just share a few images of Crystal Bridges in snow.  Even when it’s cold and damp, the Museum Trails have something beautiful to offer outside, while the galleries offer something beautiful inside. Enjoy!    
  • Photo:  Timothy Hursley Happy Anniversary! - Happy 11/11! What’s so great about a line of ones?  It marks the third anniversary of the opening of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on November 11, 2011. They say good things come in threes, and this year, we have to agree. Each year so far, our galleries have welcomed some 500,000 guests. That... Read more »