Best Places to Propose in Northwest Arkansas

According to Underwoods Fine Jewelers 

Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas is one of top places in the country to live! It’s full of nature, parks, scenery and museums with endless activities and possibilities. Take advantage of everything Arkansas has to offer with it’s incredible views and iconic scenery when ready to pop the big question. Here are the top places to get engaged in Northwest Arkansas according to Underwoods Fine Jewelers.

Thorncrown chapel and mildred b. cooper memorial chapel

Both of these enchanting Arkansas chapels were designed by the famous architect E. Fay Jones. Thorncrown Chapel is in the heart of Eureka Springs while the Mildred B. Cooper Chapel is located in Bella Vista Arkansas. Propose or get married at either of these stunning chapels that have incredible views that won’t disappoint. 

Mount Sequoyah

Looking over beautiful Fayetteville, Mount Sequoyah has two amazing proposal spots. “The Cross” is an iconic spot for photos and proposals in NWA. It was constructed in 1936 and is just as popular today as it was back then. The second proposal spot that overlooks Fayetteville and the surrounding mountains is Mount Sequoyah Gardens. In 1998, the city dedicated this land as a park to preserve the panoramic mountain views. In 2014, it was completed with a stunning arbor with flagstone paving and gorgeous architecture.

Tanyard creek

Off the beaten path in Bella Vista,  Arkansas is an incredible place called Tanyard Creek. It was created by thousands of volunteers and financed by donations. It’s a breath-taking trail that will transport you through the natural world of Northwest Arkansas. Propose at one of the many waterfalls or bridges Tanyard Creek has to offer. 

Sassafras springs vinyards

Located in Springdale, Arkansas, Sassafras Springs is a  vineyard perfect for special occasions! It’s mostly known for it’s extravagant weddings but this place is also the perfect proposal location. After you pop the question, take advantage of the party deck to throw an engagement party! They also have a great selection of wine to taste! 

Crystal bridges

Free to everyone and donated by the Walton Family Foundation,  Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art officially opened in 2011 and is located in Bentonville, Arkansas. You will experience art, architecture and the beauty of nature while exploring galleries, trails and the grounds. You will find art work at every corner you turn making this location an amazing place to propose! This one-of-a-kind museum is also available for weddings as well as receptions. 

botanical gardens of the ozarks

Located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks is 44 acres of whimsical beauty. This is a captivating destination with a collection of 12 themed gardens and the only butterfly house in the region. This is not only a great place to propose, it’s also a place for celebrations and entertainment such as weddings and festivals.  

fayetteville’s downtown square

The downtown Fayetteville Square is a charming area with many historic buildings, restaurants and shops. It’s a center focal point for the local farmers market, different festivals, parades and more. The area is maintained season to season making this the ideal place to propose all year round! It is home to the Lights of the Ozarks each winter, displaying incredible lights making this a great time to propose with plenty of photo ops. 

Donald W. reynolds Razorback stadium 

If you’re from Arkansas, there is a good chance that you are a Razorback fan! Many proposals happen during football games at the Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville. The energy, the crowd and even the atmosphere are already full of goose bump excitement, so why not add to the thrill and propose!  

natural dam falls

You can’t get anymore natural that the Natural Dam Falls! Located on the Mountain Fork Creek in Cedarville, Arkansas, the natural dam is right in the middle of the creek. The falls are short yet are almost 200 feet in length, spanning the entire creek! Drive right up to the waterfalls and then enjoy lunch at the National Forest picnic site. 

University of arkansas campus

We think the University o Arkansas Campus in Fayetteville is one of the most beautiful college campuses in the United States! There are many historical buildings, beautiful landscapes and even a “Proposal Rock”, which is a tradition for students and Alumni! One of the best times to propose on campus is in the Fall, when all of the leaves are changing.  You can easily find a great spot to propose that will provide you with incredible photos. 

war eagle mill

Located in Rogers, Arkansas, War Eagle Mill has a rich history dating back to 1832! It’s iconic red building, stunning bridge and waterfall call for incredible scenery when proposing. Each fall, it’s home to the War Eagle Craft Fair, bringing in thousands of new tourists each year. 

Hawksbill crag

Whitaker Point Trailhead, otherwise known as “Hawksbill Crag” is located in Kingston, Arkansas. People from all over the country flock to this popular hiking route. It’s a scenic route with many photogenic outcrops, making it a romantic proposal destination. On your hike, you will see waterfalls, lush mountains and breath-taking views. 

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