Climbing Gyms in Arkansas
The Natural State is a hidden gem when it comes to rock climbing. Our Natural State sandstone makes sport climbing adventures in the Ozark mountains a dream come true. But maybe you don’t have time to make it out to the crags. Maybe it’s raining. Maybe you’re new and want to hone your skills before you start climbing real rock. That’s where the indoor rock climbing wall comes in, and Arkansas has enough of them to keep you climbing for days.
Check out these climbing gyms around the state:
Little Rock Climbing Center
: Indoor rock climbing gym with over 4,000-square-feet of climbable terrain. Routes for both beginners and experienced climbers. 27 belay stations, overhangs, slabs, roofs, aretes, bouldering cave, lead climbing area and more. Offers climbing courses.
Zion Climbing Center
: Zion offers an indoor climbing wall with affordable access, a friendly volunteer staff, gear rental and room for parties.
Climb Fayetteville: Opening in 2017, Climb Fayetteville will feature 19,000 square feet of climbing space with walls up to 45 feet tall, a retail shop, yoga classes, training areas, showers and more.
Elevate Sports Gym
: This indoor sports facility in Harrison, Arkansas offers indoor climbing, obstacles, monkey bars, calisthenics training, American Ninja Warrior Obstacles, and much more.
La Casa Pollo
: This large gym in Fayetteville features 8,000 square feet of indoor climbing with natural rock holds and walls up to 75 feet tall. Affordable rates and knowledgeable staff. Also includes a bouldering area and is suitable for groups.
Ozark Climbing Gym
: Ozark Climbing Gym is technically a 'bouldering' gym. Bouldering is a form of rock climbing that is performed without the use of ropes or harnesses. Floors are padded and staff will show you how to use the extra 'crash' pads and how to be safe.
The Wall Climbing Gym
: The Wall is a rock climbing gym that boasts over 100 top rope and bouldering routes that rotate out on a 2-3 month basis. Our 30 foot top rope area hosts classic top rope style climbing as well as two TrueBlue auto belay systems. A variety of volumes and slight overhangs as well as a striking arete/crack feature decorate this side of the gym. Our bouldering area features three caves, two dedicated arete areas with cracks, a full volume wall and a dedicated training wall with campus board.
The Crag at Earl Bell Community Center
: The Crag features an indoor rock climbing wall with plenty of angles, a bouldering wall and more.