“Spooktacular” Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Arkansas State Parks in the Arkansas Delta are gearing up for some “spooktacular” fun this October! Head to the Delta Heritage Trail State Park near Helena-West Helena on Oct. 19 for Boofest! For the daring visitors, they offer a “haunted”

Arkansas State Parks Lands Special Coffee Blend

Did you know Arkansas State Parks has their own coffee blend? They do! The roast is called ‘A Taste for Adventure’ and it is a medium/dark roast blend of Arabica Rwanda coffee created by Westrock Coffee of North Little Rock.

Spend Saturday at Arkansas’s Newest State Park

I’ll admit, I hold a special place in my heart for the Mississippi River State Park. Our newest of the 52 Arkansas State Parks, it’s located within the St. Francis National Forest near Marianna. I have lots of memories of

Today is National Trails Day

Today, June 1, is National Trails Day. Whether or not you can make it outside on this particular day, the celebration of National Trails Day is a good reminder to make plans to get out and experience an Arkansas trail.

Rent-A-Yurt at Petit Jean State Park

Looks like I missed my chance to rent a teepee at Petit Jean State Park, located near Morrilton. But now I can rent a yurt, which sounds better anyway. For many years, the park offered teepees for rent during warmer

Fly Fishing 101 Workshop This Sunday

Who’s going to join me at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers from noon to 4 p.m. this Sunday, April 7 for a Fly Fishing 101 workshop? I just signed up. I was fly fishing at Gaston’s White River Resort

Ozark Mountain Bike Festival Celebrates 25 Years

Ride one of the first mountain bike trails in the state while celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Ozark Mountain Bike Festival at Devil’s Den State Park in northwest Arkansas on April 5-7. Along with scheduled bike rides, the popular

Devil’s Den Rocks This Weekend

Biking, hiking, and nature activities are offered March 22-24 during Devil’s Den Rocks. Devil’s Den State Park is located near West Fork. During this weekend’s program you can join geologist Sandra Chandler to learn how the terrain of rocks and

Spring Break at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

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

Herb Workshops at Two Arkansas State Parks

If you have an interest in herbs, there are two great upcoming events you’ll want to catch with herbal experts sharing tons of knowledge. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers will host a free program by Karyn Zaremba at 2