Arkansas State Parks

If you’re looking for a great alternative to Black Friday, turn to Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. Skip the long lines in crowded malls and enjoy the true value of natural areas and recreational activities. You could even start a new family tradition of enjoying Green Friday at an Arkansas State Park, where the …
Expect tight harmonies, authentic soulful sounds, stellar instrumentals, and magnetic energy when The Steel Wheels take the stage at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this dynamic four-piece string band marries old-time musical traditions with innovation and originality. …
Collectors of Ford Econoline vans and pickups will meet at the Museum of Automobiles on Petit Jean Mountain for a show and shine event on Sunday, Sept.6. Utilizing many Falcon parts, the Econoline series was introduced in 1961. There were three models – the pickup, the van, and the station bus. The pickup looked like …
Learn the art of Dutch oven cooking, or sharpen your skills from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15 at Devil’s Dens State Park in West Fork. The workshop will teach proper use and maintenance of these unique camp fire ovens. You’ll also receive hands-on experience cooking a three-course meal in the ovens: homemade …
Paris is probably most known as the gateway to Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas rising 2,753 feet above mean sea level. While it alone is a wonderful place for recreation (like hiking to the high point), there are numerous other sites to explore on and at the base of Mount Magazine – museums, …
School is out…and it’s time to have some fun! Arkansas State Parks in eastern Arkansas are gearing up for summer and several are offering special camps just for the kids. Village Creek State Park in Wynne offers two Outdoor Adventure Day Camps this month. The camp for kids ages 7-9 is scheduled for June 8-10. …
The annual Ozark Seed Swap is set for May 23 in the Administration Building at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. The free event takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is cosponsored by OFC, ROOST, and the University of Central Arkansas at Conway. Got Whippoorwills, Razorbacks, Red Rippers, Pencil Cob, …
May is a great time to get the kids, grab a fishing pole and head to the water. Three of the Arkansas State Parks in the Arkansas Delta are hosting special fishing events this month just for the youngsters. Lake Poinsett State Park in Harrisburg offers a Kid’s Fishing Derby at the park on May …