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

Ideas for Mother’s Day

What does a mom want for Mother’s Day?  Flowers, reservations at a nice restaurant, and other gifts are appreciated. But the real gift she is looking for is time with the family that gave her the title of Mom in

Full Week of Spring Break Activities at Woolly Hollow State Park

Parents, are you tired of being cooped up with all the wacky winter weather we’ve had?  If you are, imagine how your kids feel.  Woolly Hollow State Park near Greenbrier has the perfect solution for you.  From March 24-28, the

Sweethearts Weekend at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

If you are looking for something different to do for Valentine’s Day, surprise your significant other with a Sweethearts Weekend at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. Spend the day together in nature on Feb. 15 or 16. You’ll take

Going to the Birds in February

Several Arkansas State Parks in eastern Arkansas are “going to the birds” this month! From bird watching to birding tours to learning to lure birds to your backyard, you’ll find a great variety of events and workshops focused on learning

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:

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

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