Hang Glider Fly In

Say farewell to the hang gliding season at the 19th annual End of Summer Hang Glider Fly In on Aug. 24-25 at Mount Nebo State Park in Dardanelle. Even if you don’t hang glide, it’s fun to watch them set

Learn the Frontier Way of Life at Day Camp

If you’re between the ages of eight and 12, you can explore how the early pioneers lived during the Settlers’ Day Camp. The adventure is scheduled for July 22-24 at the Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park in Scott. A park

Lake Ouachita State Park Begins Tours of Bird Island

Bird Island, home to Lake Ouachita’s  ‘tornado of birds’, is located in the middle of Lake Ouachita. The island is known as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by the National Audubon Society. The narrow spit of land hosts 30-50 thousand

Arkansas State Parks in Eastern Arkansas Offer Great Day Camps in July

Summer is in full swing! Are the kids already bored? Are you looking for something fun and interesting for them? Look no further! Our Arkansas State Parks throughout the Arkansas Delta and the North Central Ozarks are offering a variety

Tri-Peak Parks Offer July Fun & Games

The Arkansas River Valley has numerous fun programs for kids in July along with other fun attractions to visit while you’re in the area. Mount Nebo State Park in Dardanelle offers Independence Day Fun at 1 p.m. on July 3.

Spend Saturday at Arkansas’s Newest State Park

I’ll admit, I hold a special place in my heart for the Mississippi River State Park. Our newest of the 52 Arkansas State Parks, it’s located within the St. Francis National Forest near Marianna. I have lots of memories of

Today is National Trails Day

Today, June 1, is National Trails Day. Whether or not you can make it outside on this particular day, the celebration of National Trails Day is a good reminder to make plans to get out and experience an Arkansas trail.

MAY BNM An Outdoor Adventure for Kids of All Ages

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

MAY ENEWS It’s a Merry, Musical Month in May!

May is a month of merriment and music in the Arkansas Delta and North Central Ozarks. From crawfish to crafts and music spanning the spectrum from bluegrass to gospel to rockabilly, you’ll find it all at one of these great

Rent-A-Yurt at Petit Jean State Park

Looks like I missed my chance to rent a teepee at Petit Jean State Park, located near Morrilton. But now I can rent a yurt, which sounds better anyway. For many years, the park offered teepees for rent during warmer
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