Celebrate Mom with Central Arkansas’s state parks

Looking for a last-minute Mother’s Day gift? Central Arkansas’s state parks have got you covered! A gift from the heart is doubly meaningful when it’s also from the hands, and with two workshops on Saturday, May 7th, you can create a very special gift

Walk on the wild side with Tamara Walkingstick: Edible trees and plants workshop at Hobbs State Park

Long before modern medicine and grocery store chains, settlers of the area used wild plants for food and medicine. Your chance to learn about those wild edibles is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at Hobbs

AGFC trout fishing seminars scheduled in Heber Springs

In Arkansas, trout fishing for rainbow, brown, cutthroat, and brook trout is a favorite outdoor activity on the White River in the tailwaters of the Norfork, Bull Shoals, Beaver, Ouachita, and Greers Ferry dams. If you’d like to take part

Cotter Trout Festival is first weekend in May

Get ready for gypsy-jazz, an old-fashioned White River shore lunch, parade, car show, fly casting demonstrations and more on the first weekend of May during the annual Cotter Trout Festival. The fun kicks off from 4:30 p.m. until dark on

Check out the Southeast Arkansas Outdoor Expo this Saturday

The Delta Resort & Spa, located six miles northeast of McGehee, sponsors the first Southeast Arkansas Outdoor Expo on April 23. The event, which benefits the Boys and Girls Club of McGehee, features a variety of demonstrations, sporting competitions, activities

World Record Cyclist Shares his Favorite Rides

Kurt Searvogel, who lives and works in Sheridan, recently went after a world record cycling feat that has stood for 75 years. The endeavor, which is known as the high mileage record, included riding the most miles in a single

Balloon Dayz in Russellville May 13-15

Blues skies will be filled with vivid color on May 13-15 during Balloon Dayz in Russellville. Fun in the sky comes in the form of balloon flights, balloon glow, tethered balloon rides, helicopter rides, and powered parachutes. Other activities include

Hiking Indian Rockhouse Trail near the Buffalo National River

One of my favorite things about Arkansas is that it offers the best of all four seasons. The beauty of spring is upon us, meaning NOW is the time to get out in the woods and enjoy hiking the beautiful

Four fun festivals for May!

Spring is here and festival season is in full swing! Here is a peek at a few of the fun options taking place across Southwest Arkansas in May! 1. Railfest Railfest in Texarkana takes place May 6-7 and is a

Steve “Wild Man” Wilson retiring from AGFC

Steve Wilson, better known to Arkansans as “Wild Man,” began his career with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission as a hunting safety training officer in 1978, and was named Chief of the Information and Education Division in 1987. He has