Multiple new recreation projects have been announced in Northwest Arkansas. These include an expansion to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, a kayak park in Siloam Springs, and a Railyard Park in Rogers. Several of these projects are funded by donations from the Walton Family Foundation.
The Northwest Arkansas region has been one of the fastest growing areas in the U.S.
Chief Economist for the Arkansas Economic Development Institute, Michael Pakko, said, “Northwest Arkansas is just booming in population and economic growth. That’s part of the makeup of the state’s economy. That’s where we are seeing a large share of the growth in the economy and the population.”
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