Whether you take your dog for a drive or a walk, the weather in Bentonville is quite mild in winter and usually sunny, so bring a jacket and don't let a little chill stop you from venturing out. In the summer, it is hot! And humid! You will want to plan your excursions to include shade and water. Fortunately, there are lots of nearby parks in Bentonville to enjoy, some green spaces within walking distance, and some a short drive away from Parkcrest.
This mature, residential neighborhood has sidewalks on one side, and open front yards with large green lawns. The sidewalk provides a safe walking spot for you and your dog, and boulevards for your dog to do his business, just remember to clean up after him and avoid neighbors' lawns. The area is flat and there are lots of large trees that provide shade and make walking on hot summer days less stressful. Nearby local businesses provide destinations for walking and varied scenery. Parkcrest is connected to several other established residential neighborhoods that are connected with quiet residential roads and within easy walking or rambling distance, depending on your pace. These adjacent communities provide a variety of tree-lined lanes, homes, yards, and areas for strolling with your dog on a cool summer evening or morning for those early birds and their four-legged friends.
Bentonville is home to parks, parks, and more parks, and some of them are right near Parkcrest! Maybe that is where the name comes from... In total, there are 300 acres of maintained parks and 50 miles of maintained trails in Bentonville, making it ideal for dog walking. Many parks are within just a short drive of Parkcrest including the 132-acre Bella Vista Lake Park, which features a lake and plenty of trails. Within walking distance of Parkcrest there are two nearby parks, Memorial Park and Orchards Park. Located just northwest of Parkcrest, you can access these easily on foot with your pup. Memorial Park is 73 acres and has a dog station, benches, and rest areas with numerous features, including an equipped playground, skateboard park, sports fields, washrooms and water fountains. Orchards Park also provides a dog station, water fountains, benches and restrooms and has a large water feature surrounded by a walking trail. On a hot summer day with a breeze, enjoy some of the spray from this large fountain to cool off!