Arkansas State Parks

It’s a familiar story: Girl meets boy. They fall in love. Boy has to go away for work. Girl follows boy halfway around the world. Girl dies. Locals name a mountain after her. Or something like that. Many of us know some version (or three) of the story of how Petit Jean Mountain got its name. …
Some say kids and adults need to spend less time staring at their phones and more time socializing in person and enjoying the great outdoors. As a lover of technology, tech gadgets, people, and nature, I say we can have our cake and eat it too. Here are six ways to embrace technology for added …
Based out of Memphis, Tennessee, The Side-Street Steppers are a quintet that specializes in what they call “rare and popular music of the 20s and 30s”. The group will perform two shows at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View on Saturday, June 4. The matinee show begins at 2 p.m. in the …
A new weekly radio program brings the music of the Ozarks to public radio. Ozark Highlands Radio, a syndicated, hour-long program, is now broadcast on public radio stations across Arkansas, with 40 original episodes produced each year. Listeners can tune into the weekly episodes each weekend on these Arkansas public radio stations: KUAR 89.1 FM …
Visit Arkansas during Spring Break and you’ll walk away with incredible experiences such as seeing the amazing size and colors of the limestone bluffs lining the Buffalo National River, or how big cats devour their food at a wildlife refuge. You could also find yourselves telling ghost stories from your haunted hotel tour, or about …
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you might be looking for a special place to spend idyllic time with your sweetie. You can create a tale of love and adventure in Arkansas at numerous romantic places, but here’s a tip on 10 top places to kiss (or propose) in The Natural State. Locking lips …
Start your New Year by spending some time at one of the great Arkansas State Parks in the Arkansas Delta region. On New Year’s Day, 34 Arkansas State Parks throughout The Natural State will be hosting a total of 53 First Day Hikes. In the Arkansas Delta region, this includes Cane Creek State Park in …
When it comes to cozy escapes, it doesn’t get much better than this — a room with a view, indoor pool, restaurant, hiking paths and wine country. Use Mount Magazine State Park as your home base while you enjoy the great outdoors, shopping, and wineries this winter. Mount Magazine – Towering over Arkansas Wine Country, …