Live Racing Season Returns to Oaklawn!

Jennifer Hoyt over at Oaklawn Park always keeps us posted with great information about the live Thoroughbred racing season in Hot Springs. She has sent the below details about the return of the racing season for Oaklawn’s 2014 live meet.

Learn about Eagles!

DeGray Lake Resort State Park in Bismarck celebrates the American bald eagle and the message of conservation during the 35th annual Eagles et Cetera January 24-26. During the winter, eagles flock to the Ouachitas and Ozarks of Arkansas for favorable

First Day Hikes

State parks across the U.S. are set to celebrate the start of the new year with First Day Hikes on January 1. These hikes offer a chance to begin the New Year connected with nature. Arkansas’s state park system includes

The Clark County Historical Museum

  Winter is a great time to explore the many museums that can be found in Arkansas. Among them is the Clark County Historical Museum, located in an Amtrak train station in Arkadelphia. Here, you can learn about the history of

Impressive Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens

I had a chance to check out Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs last night and it is quite an impressive festive set up they are showcasing. Here are a few scenes from the night. The exhibit

Lineup for 2014 “Walks Through History” Tours Announced

The 2014 schedule for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s (AHPP) “Walks Through History” tours have been announced by the AHPP!  These tours take place each year and during them, participants visit historic properties across the state. During the “Walks Through

Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens

This year, Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs is showcasing the greatest number of lights the exhibit has seen to date: over 4 million. Last year, around 2 million lights were featured. The event, which is open

Christmas and Candlelight at Historic Washington

This Saturday (Dec. 14) is a chance to enjoy the holidays in a historic setting during the 27th annual Christmas and Candlelight program at Historic Washington State Park in Washington. Last week’s program got cancelled due to the ice storm

Information on Winter Road Conditions at

This winter weather is a good chance to take advantage of the new website from the folks at the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. The website has updated information on different road conditions ( info on traffic, construction

Holiday Light Extravaganza!

The Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources State Park in Smackover showcases Holiday Light Extravaganza each Friday and Saturday night through December 21 at Oil Field Park from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The museum will also host the event for one Sunday
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