arkansas river valley

Byrd’s Adventure Center in Ozark is the place to be this weekend if you’re into 4WD, ATV or UTV fun. Bring your family and your own off-road vehicle for this Kickin’ in the Sticks 4×4 event. Register from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 10, then enjoy the Night Run at 7 p.m. …
One of my favorite ways to enjoy the beauty of fall color in Arkansas is by rail, where you can let the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad do the driving while you do the gazing. Ride in style on the meticulously restored antique passenger cars, ranging from the 1920s to the 1950s, while conductors enhance the …
The Arkansas River Valley region is ripe with festivals that focus on food. In July, you can catch both the Johnson County Peach Festival and the Altus Grape Festival. Johnson County Peach Festival The Peach Festival in Clarksville is celebrating its 75th year on Friday, July 25-Saturday, July 26 in Clarksville. It takes place on …
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 view. For example, hiking the woodland trails of Petit Jean State Park in the Arkansas …
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. Other attractions in the area include: Council Oak; Dardanelle Confederate Monument; Dardanelle Rock; Holla Bend …
The Arkansas River Valley Arts Center in Russellville hosts an inaugural event this Friday, Jan. 18 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. that just might “take you back.” It’s called Fantastic Friday and is a literary and music evening. Fantastic Friday will feature readings by Wetzel LaGrone of the three true stories he was chosen …