The Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend

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For those unfamiliar with “zipping,” the activity involves soaring through the air by a cable suspended above an incline, to which a pulley and harness are attached for a rider. One option for thrill seekers is the Zip Lines at

Side-Street Steppers at the Ozark Folk Center State Park

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Based out of Memphis, Tennessee, The Side-Street Steppers are a quintet that specializes in what they call “rare and popular music of the 20s and 30s”. The group will perform two shows at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in

Old Fort Days Rodeo is May 30 through June 4

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For 82 years, the annual Old Fort Days Rodeo in Fort Smith has been entertaining rodeo enthusiasts with talented cowboys, high prize money, and quality rodeo livestock. The fast paced action includes calf roping, barrel racing, wild horse racing, bareback

Fort Smith True Grit Ride

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Got grit? Prove it Saturday, June 18 during the 5th annual True Grit Ride 100 or on Sunday, June 19 at the True Grit Mountain Bike Ride in Fort Smith. Presented by Phat Tire, the road rides include 10-, 28-,

Down on the Farm Day at Magic Springs

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During the summer months, Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs is a popular place to head to. And during June and July it is open every single day! The park, which is located at

45th annual Smackover Oil Town Festival

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The 45th Annual Smackover Oil Town Festival is June 16-18 in downtown Smackover. The festival, which celebrates the city’s oil boom heritage, features free concerts every night and on the agenda is a range of activities like a car show,

Dinosaur exhibit opens at Mid-America Science Museum

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Jim Miller of  Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has sent a news release about an upcoming exhibit opening at the museum this Memorial Day weekend.  The exhibit is called Dinosaurs Revealed and it will be at the museum throughout

New gallery for artist Duane Hada open in Mountain Home

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Duane Hada is known for painting the rural landscape of which he is a native son. His passion for the Ozarks, for fishing, and for the outdoors are reflected in his art. Because he has lived and breathed the beauty

Ready, set…GET OUTSIDE!

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It’s almost summer! It’s time to grab the kids and head outside for some fun in the sun. And these great events at our Arkansas State Parks are the perfect opportunity to do just that.  Moro Bay State Park in

Arkansas angler inducted into National Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

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Arkansas angler and fishing expert Billy Murray recently tackled one of the highest achievements in the sport, an induction into the National Bass Fishing Hall of Fame. His fellow inductees this year include former President George H.W. Bush and Gary