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

Most Hobbs State Park Trails Closed During Muzzleloader and Modern Gun Seasons

During the short 5-day hunting Muzzleloader and Modern Gun deer seasons, most of the trails at Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area will be closed.  These trails include: Shaddox Hollow Trail Pigeon Roost Trail Sinking Stream Trail Bashore Loop Dutton

November Events at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

Scavenger hunts, eagle cruises, mountain bike rides, and programs to feel furs and skulls are just some of the fun events offered at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers throughout the year. The interpretive programming is excellent at this 12,056-acre

Free Astronomy Program at Hobbs State Park

Venus will be blazing in the west. The summer triangle will be high in the northwestern sky. You’ll also be able to see Uranus and Neptune. You know you don’t want to miss that during the free astronomy program at

“Spooktacular” Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Arkansas State Parks in the Arkansas Delta are gearing up for some “spooktacular” fun this October! Head to the Delta Heritage Trail State Park near Helena-West Helena on Oct. 19 for Boofest! For the daring visitors, they offer a “haunted”

October Fun with “Ghosts” and Owls

October brings tons of fun for kids of all ages in eastern Arkansas. McGehee hosts the town’s annual homecoming festival on Oct. 17-18 during Owlfest 2014. Friday evening features homecoming ceremonies at Owl Stadium at the McGehee High School, followed
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