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.

Skyspace

Skyspace: The Way of Color is a “Skyspace,” a site-specific art installation designed by world-renowned artist James Turrell.

SKYSPACE

BuckyBall

Leo Villareal is a sculptor who uses light as his medium. Through the technology of LED bulbs, the artist creates ever-changing displays of moving light and color.

BUCKYBALL

Grains of Sand

Scattered about the Museum’s grounds are fifteen large boulders, each sporting a number, from 1 to 15. These are a site-specific artwork by New Orleans artist Robert Tannen titled Grains of Sand.

GRAINS OF SAND

Overlook

The Crystal Bridges Overlook provides a multi-level stone seating area on the west side of the ravine overlooking the Museum campus.

OVERLOOK

Crystal Spring

Just a short walk from the Museum’s south entrance, guests will find the pure heart of the Crystal Bridges landscape, and one of the inspirations for the Museum’s name.

CRYSTAL SPRING

Wildflowers

The wildflower beds along Museum Way and the wildflower meadow at the Skyspace are among the most beautiful elements of Crystal Bridges native landscape.

WILDFLOWERS

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