If you didn’t go out of town for Spring Break and you’re still looking for something for your kids to do this week in the northwest Arkansas area of The Natural State, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers has daily activities.
Here’s the diversity of offerings:
Wednesday March 20
Searching for Diversity 11 am 30 minutes Trailhead next to Visitor Center
Join a park interpreter as you are shown the way to search the woods for unique treasures that lay just off the trail. Be prepared to leave the “beaten” path!
Leave No Trace Explored 1 pm 30 minutes Visitor Center Trailhead
Leave No Trace principles provide us with valuable tools to help conserve the places we enjoy. Join a park interpreter for a hike down the Ozark Plateau Trail to explore some of the principles of Leave No Trace.
Live Box Turtle 3 pm 30 minutes Visitor Center
Join a park interpreter in the lobby of the visitor center as he explains some fascinating things about one of Hobbs’s most common reptiles, the 3-toed box turtle.
Thursday March 21
Mountain Bike Ride 11 am 1 hour Piney Road Trailhead
Want to check out the mountain biking opportunities at Hobbs State Park? Or looking for others to hit the trail with? Join a park interpreter for a ride along the Bashore Trail.
Bring your bike, helmet, water and a sense of adventure. Tour intended for intermediate riders.
Thursday March 21
Hobbs The Hidden Diversity 1 pm 45 minutes Visitor Center
Many folks who live in northwest Arkansas don’t know all the wonderful things about Arkansas’s largest state park, Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area. Join a park interpreter as he explains the Hidden Diversity of the park.
The Lorax 3 pm 30 minutes Visitor Center
Join a park interpreter as he reads Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax and tells of the importance of trees – A great story and message for youngsters and oldsters alike.
Friday March 22
Home Sweet Home 11 am 45 minutes Trailhead next to Visitor Center
Meet a park interpreter for a hike through our neighbor’s homes. Learn of all the different animals and their habitats as we hike along our newest trail at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area.
Legends of the Scaly 1 pm 45 minutes Visitor Center
Meet a park interpreter as we share some of the legends passed down about our reptile residents! Have a chance to meet the stars of these stories up close!
Afternoon Stroll 3 pm 1 hour Trailhead next to Visitor Center
The forest is a flurry of activity in the afternoon. Join a park interpreter as we stroll through the forest looking for signs of life as the sun goes down.
There may be some inclement weather this week, so call to make sure outdoor activities are still taking place. For more information, call 479-789-5000