Travel Back in Time in January

Travel “back in time” to a simpler life, before you could run to the local market or shop and buy any item you might need. This January, several Arkansas State Parks are offering workshops and classes that allow participants to

Start the Year in the Great Outdoors

First Day Hikes have become popular at Arkansas State Parks as part of an annual initiative in all 50 states. The free, guided hikes on New Year’s Day are designed to help people rejuvenate and connect with the outdoors through

Hiking at Lake Ouachita State Park

Whether you’re on the lookout for a casual stroll or a vigorous workout, hiking in Arkansas is a wonderful way to experience the beauty of the Natural State. Arkansas’s climate allows hiking year round and the state’s diverse topography offers

Birds of Prey Highlighted on Jan. 17

You and your family will be able to get up close and personal with some of our feathered friends during Pinnacle Mountain State Park’s Birds of Prey program. From 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., licensed wildlife rehabilitator Rodney Paul will

Eagle Awareness Weekend

Petit Jean State Park Join park interpreters at Petit Jean Jan. 10-11 for two days devoted to our national symbol, the bald eagle. A variety of programs are planned, including field trips to nearby Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge to

Prairie Grove Battle Reenactment is Dec. 6 and 7

Don’t miss the Prairie Grove Battle Reenactment this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, because you’ll have to wait two years to see it again. The reenactment only takes place on even numbered years at Prairie Grove Battlefield State

A Musical and Merry Holiday Season

This December, eastern Arkansas is a great choice for a fun, holiday-themed getaway. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra performs a holiday concert at the EACC Fine Arts Center in Forrest City on Saturday, Dec. 6. Celebrate the season with a performance

November Astronomy Program Focuses on Four Planets

Get ready to look to the skies on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers, where the powerful telescopes of the Sugar Creek Astronomical Society will be focused on four of the planets in our solar system

Two Weekend Shopping Opportunities You Don’t Want to Miss

Halloween is past and Thanksgiving is on its way, which means it’s time to start marking items off of your Christmas list. Here are two excellent opportunities for doing just that this weekend. NWA Boutique Show The Northwest Arkansas Boutique

Gazing at the Birds

Learn more about our feathered friends and their lives as the Mississippi River State Park in Marianna offers a Children’s Bird Walk Adventure on Nov. 15. Head out on a scavenger hunt with the park interpreter to find as many