10 Festivals for September Fun in Northwest Arkansas

September brings optimum weather for enjoying the outdoors and the numerous festivals found in Northwest Arkansas this time of year. Here are 10 that are worthy of your time: 1.        23rd Annual Tired Iron Tractor & Engine Show Check out

Be Enlightened During a Wetland Walk-A-Bout

Doesn’t a Wetland Walk-a-Bout sound like fun?  There’s going to be one on Sunday, May 11 in downtown Little Rock.  The Central Arkansas Nature Center, located in the River Market District on the banks of the Arkansas River, is hosting

Birds, Snakes and Lizards…Oh, My!

May is a great time to get out and explore any of the great Arkansas State Parks. Two of the Arkansas Delta’s parks are offering fun and educational activities geared toward youngsters that focus on the creatures and critters that

Full Week of Spring Break Activities at Woolly Hollow State Park

Parents, are you tired of being cooped up with all the wacky winter weather we’ve had?  If you are, imagine how your kids feel.  Woolly Hollow State Park near Greenbrier has the perfect solution for you.  From March 24-28, the

Sweethearts Weekend at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

If you are looking for something different to do for Valentine’s Day, surprise your significant other with a Sweethearts Weekend at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. Spend the day together in nature on Feb. 15 or 16. You’ll take

Going to the Birds in February

Several Arkansas State Parks in eastern Arkansas are “going to the birds” this month! From bird watching to birding tours to learning to lure birds to your backyard, you’ll find a great variety of events and workshops focused on learning

Eagles and Other Birds of Prey Make Their Winter Home in Little Rock

Bundle up, grab your binoculars and cameras then head to Pinnacle Mountain State Park  in Little Rock for Eagle Lake Cruises on Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, 26. Join park interpreters at Jolly Roger’s Marina for an excursion on Lake

Free Admission Days For Refuges Announced

Everybody likes free stuff, right? If you also like visiting public lands, or are looking for ideas to get out and about in nature, America’s national wildlife refuges will offer free admission to visitors on the following days in 2014:

Eagle Awareness Weekend at Petit Jean

Petit Jean State Park near Morrilton kicks off its 2014 special events and activities with its annual winter Eagle Awareness Weekend on Jan. 11-12. Join park interpreters for two days devoted to our national symbol, the bald eagle. A variety

November Events at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

Scavenger hunts, eagle cruises, mountain bike rides, and programs to feel furs and skulls are just some of the fun events offered at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers throughout the year. The interpretive programming is excellent at this 12,056-acre