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

  • Members of Crystal Bridges' grounds crew brave the cold to install a new irrigation system near the Tulip Tree Shelter. Tulip Tree Trail Spring Additions Under Way - In the face of a long, cold February still ahead, it’s encouraging to remember that spring really is on its way, and the Crystal Bridges grounds crew is preparing for it, even through snow flurries and frosty weather.   The Tulip Tree Shelter will be undergoing a garden enhancement this spring. With this enhancement, the grounds crew can increase... Read more »
  • safdie AIA Gold Medalists at Crystal Bridges - We are delighted to announce that Moshe Safdie, the world-renowned architect who designed Crystal Bridges, has been awarded the 2015 Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects.   The AIA’s announcement notes that “The AIA Gold Medal, voted on annually, is considered to be the profession’s highest honor that an individual can receive. The... Read more »
  • 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 »