Backpacking and Hiking Day in Arkansas is July 17!

Whether you’re on the lookout for a casual stroll or a vigorous workout, hiking and backpacking gives one a chance to experience the beauty of The Natural State. Arkansan and avid backpacker Roy Burton has set the wheels in motion

The Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend

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

Down on the Farm Day at Magic Springs

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

Dinosaur exhibit opens at Mid-America Science Museum

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

Arkansas angler inducted into National Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

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

Hot Springs site of monument for first fallen National Park Service ranger

As part of the Centennial of the National Park Service, special programs at Hot Springs National Park in Hot Springs have been held throughout the year to honor the anniversary year. Plans had also been in the works this year

Wolf Pen Gap ATV Trails in Mena

Among the many prime ATV riding destinations in Arkansas is one of the most popular in the nation, the Wolf Pen Gap ATV Trails in Mena. Wolf Pen Gap was the first trail system built specifically for four wheelers in

Boom of antique stores part of downtown revitalization in Mena

A recent influx of new antique stores is helping spur a downtown revival in Mena. Downtown Mena lies in an ideal location, situated at the bottom of the famous Talimena Scenic Drive, the winding route that offers picturesque vistas of

Mid-America Science Museum wins prestigious national award

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has landed the Institute for Museum and Library Services National Medal for Community Service. The award stands out as only 10 museums and libraries around the country are awarded it each year. U.S. First

152nd anniversary of the Battle of Poison Springs this weekend

The 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Poison Springs takes place this weekend April 15-16. The event is at Poison Springs Battleground State Park, which is located 10 miles west of Camden on Highway 76. The park marks a Civil