2014 Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championship Comes to Arkansas

USA Water Ski and the American Water Ski Association have announced the 14th annual Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships will be held June 7-8, at Bullneck Lake in Scott. The two-round, world-record capability event will feature divisions for men

Bentonville Running Festival is April 5

Now is the time to commit to participating in the 4th annual Bentonville Running Festival set for April 5. Whatever your level of running, you still have time to train for an event, whether that means stepping up to a

Artists Announced for Wakarusa 2014

The first of three rounds of the 2014 artist lineup has been announced for the 11th annual Wakarusa, which will take place June 5-8 on Mulberry Mountain near Ozark. Artists at this year’s music and camping festival include STS9, Umphrey’s

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:

State Parks Offer First Day Hikes on New Year’s Day

Arkansas State Parks throughout the North Central Ozarks and the Arkansas Delta will offer First Day Hikes for the entire family on Jan. 1. First Day Hikes are part of a national health and outdoor awareness movement. Take the entire

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

Delta Heritage Trail State Park Offers Holiday Lights This Saturday

The Delta Heritage Trail State Park near Helena-West Helena lights up for the holiday season this Saturday night, Dec. 21. The park’s Trail of Lights begins Saturday night at 6 p.m. The lighted portion of the trail is accessible only

Cozy Escapes to Warm Up Your Winter

One thing I love about Arkansas is that we truly experience all four seasons. So when Old Man Winter and Jack Frost are at play, I look forward to experiencing some of my favorite places from a cozy point of

Green is the New Black at Hobbs & Devil’s Den on Friday After Thanksgiving

Instead of joining the crazy crowds of shoppers on Black Friday, Rebekah Penny, an interpreter at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, suggests enjoying clean water and air, and time with friends and family by making memories at the park. “There is
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