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Special Note: Tickets are on sale for A.J. Croce in concert at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. The concert is Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Large Auditorium at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Celebrity concert tickets are reserved seating $25.00 for premium and $15.00 for general. Full details

"A Wonderful Way to Enjoy Yesterday," Arkansas's unique Ozark Folk Center State Park is America's only facility that works at preserving the Ozark heritage and sharing it in an entertaining way. We keep the crafts, music and herblore of the Ozarks alive. Travel to Mountain View, Arkansas and tap your toes to mountain music at one of your favorite Arkansas state parks located in the heart of the Ozarks. See blacksmithing, pottery-making and more than 18 other featured pioneer skills and crafts. The Craft Village is open Tuesday through Saturday from April through November. Tickets may be purchased at the General Store. Click Here to read more and check out ticket prices.

Sign up for classes to learn to play the dulcimer or autoharp, to jig dance or to grow an organic herb garden. Design your own workshop for the study of the traditional crafts demonstrated here. Browse our Homespun Gift Shop and sample country cooking at our Skillet Restaurant, open seven days a week during the season. All year long you can spend the night in our comfortable duplex studio style Ozark Cabins at Dry Creek in the Arkansas Ozarks — the perfect accommodations for vacations with friends and family.  Call 877-879-2741 to make a reservation at the Cabins at Dry Creek or book online.

 
For the young and young at heart try a treetop adventure at the Loco Ropes Loco Ropes ropes course located adjacent to the parking lot at the Ozark Folk Center. See the Ozarks from a whole new perspective and don't miss the The Flying Pig ZipLine! Individuals and groups welcome. Visit historic downtown Mountain View, Arkansas, the "Folk Music Capital of the World." Explore the awesome Blanchard Springs caverns. Go trout fishing on the White River or float the Buffalo National Scenic River, and enjoy other nearby attractions and adventures. Come to the Ozark Folk Center for a great "learn while you have fun" vacation or a relaxing weekend getaway in the beauty of the Ozarks.


Folk Kids ClubThe Ozark Folk Center State Park is full of fun things to see, touch and do for children of all ages. There are many informal opportunities for young people to connect with the crafts, herbs and music of the Ozarks. We also have several hands-on programs. Young Pioneers, for those between the ages of seven and 14, offers programs at scheduled times. Folk Kids is for visitors younger than seven to explore the park with their family. Educational, Fun Field Trip Ideas - Teachers Page We invite you to bring your class to the Ozark Folk Center State Park. With advance notice and your curriculum goals, our helpful park staff will work with you to make sure your visit is a memorable one.

If you’re looking for fun things to do in the Ozarks, you can’t pass up Ozark Folk Center State Park. Check out our lodging options, browse our events calendar, view a map and get directions, and start planning your visit today! 

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Special Notice: Ozark Folk Center State Park’s Craft Village, Auditorium, Gift Shop and Skillet Restaurant are currently closed for the season. We will reopen April 11, 2017. The Cabins at Dry Creek are open year around. Special workshops are being held in our off season, please check the calendar of events for details.

Upcoming Events

  • Flame Painting on Copper

    Mar 20 @ 9:00 AM

    During this workshop each student will learn the basic techniques and procedures for creating shapes, patterns, and colors on cop...

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  • Soap Making; Clean and Natural

    Apr 06 @ 9:00 AM

    This class is full... click on the link at the bottom to see other days class if offered. In this two-day class you'll learn to m...

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  • 2017 OFC Craft Village, Skillet, Gift Shop, General Store Opening

    Apr 11 @ 10:00 AM

    Hours of Operation: Craft Village, Gift Shop and General Store Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. skillet Restaurant 8 a.m. - 7...

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  • Evening Concerts Begin

    Apr 13 @ 7:00 PM

    Evening concerts in our large auditorium begin with a free youth concert from Music Roots students from Mountain View area schools...

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  • Basic Leather Crafting

    Apr 14 @ 9:00 AM

    Taught by Janice Clark Enjoy making your own personalized Leather Journal while learning basic leather crafting skills of tooling...

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  • 2017 OFC Craft Village Open House- Folk Festival Weekend

    Apr 14 @ 10:00 AM

    OFC Craft Village Open House – Folk Festival –April 14-15, 2017 Admission is free to the Craft Village on both Friday...

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