Lions, tigers and bears oh my. Turpentine Creek is a refuge for big cats, bears and more..
Atop the Ozark Mountains on 459 acres and home to a variety of exotic and native animals, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge (TCWR) is one of America’s most beloved and respected big cat sanctuaries. Providing compassionate care and lifetime refuge to survivors of the exotic animal trade, this nonprofit is a Northwest Arkansas “Top 10” attraction and one of the most popular in Eureka Springs. Enjoy educational daily tours or experience Africa in the Ozarks in one of their unique lodging accommodations. And don’t miss their popular annual events like the unique “Art with an Altitude” Kite Festival in March and fun Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular in October. Follow them on social media for regular updates, photos, videos and more!
479.253.5841. See Turpentine’s map.
Meet Lucci at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, one of Eureka Springs most popular attractions.