Baker Area Recreation Association, Inc "BARA" and the town of Baker has supported its equestrian community for over 20 years and helped provide a place that allows residents of Okaloosa County and surrounding communities to enjoy this lifestyle. Baker Arena Recreation Association, Inc provides a venue for many events including horse shows, dog shows, working cow events, community gatherings such as reunions and weddings and more.
- Covered lighted Barnhill main arena with large cooling fan
- Open upper lighted Jerry Cook arena – great for calf roping.
- Practice ring attached to main arena
- Holly barns & Rossi Barns provide stable areas that house 216 stalls
- Horse wash racks centrally located
- Round Pens for warm up
- Main arena has concession areas, restrooms, an announcer booth w/PA system & office
- Bleachers to accommodate approximately 2400 spectators
- Ample parking for events and shows
- 29 RV hook ups with water and electricity
- On-site security and management
- Easy access; conveniently located on Hwy 4 just South of Baker off Hwy 90.
- Community Center & exhibition building that is 3200 sq. ft.
- Walk track at main entrance with outdoor lighting
- Children's playground area, Tennis courts, Archery Range