Lakes and Rivers

Since 2009, a group of guys from Louisiana has been traveling annually to the White River below Bull Shoals Dam in north-central Arkansas. They have turned the week-long trip into more than a leisure vacation, giving the event a name, logo and website – Arkansas Adventure. The group consists of Jeff “Mr. Ed” Horchoff, Mike …
Paddling around a lake or river in a canoe or kayak is one of my favorite things to do. When we go on family vacations, we usually build that activity into our plan. And my best friend, Amy, and I have had some fantastic kayaking experiences too. In fact, Amy often heads to Lake Fort …
How do you celebrate a Diamond Jubilee? Cherokee Village does it with a Diamond in the Ozarks Treasure Hunt and three days of activities to show off its resort and retirement community. Cherokee Village was Arkansas’s first planned recreational community, founded by developer John Cooper in 1954 on the banks of the South Fork River. …
April is a great time to get out and enjoy our Arkansas State Parks. The Mississippi River State Park in Marianna is offering several fun events this month. On Saturday, April 11, the park is hosting a Great American Clean-up event. Volunteers are invited to come out and assist with the clean up of the …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWNnvWfpYJI&feature=youtu.be There’s something happening on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Norfork National Fish Hatchery in Mountain Home. It’s an outdoor adventure day for kids between the ages of 5 and 15. Activities range from fly fishing in Dry Run Creek and shooting bows and arrows to BB gun target practice and Japanese fish painting.  You …
It’s summertime and the temperature is rising, so let’s find some water and cool off! Swimming pools and aquatic parks in most every city or region are always loads of fun. But, lake life adds its own refreshing excitement with activities like boating, skiing, tubing and cliff jumping. Call a marina at a lake near …
Jacksonport State Park in Newport is hosting a traveling exhibit that tells the story of one of Arkansas’s newly-found cultural treasures.  “Hugo and Gayne Preller’s House of Light” exhibition opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, with a short presentation and book signing by curator Chris Engholm and Gayne Preller Schmidt, granddaughter of Arthur …
Enjoy summer from a kayak, a bike, or on your own two feet this July with some exciting events that give you a new perspective of the natural beauty of the Arkansas Delta. If you’re looking for a new way to exercise or to enjoy nature, kayaking might be just the ticket! Crowley’s Ridge State …