World Record Cyclist Shares his Favorite Rides

Kurt Searvogel, who lives and works in Sheridan, recently went after a world record cycling feat that has stood for 75 years. The endeavor, which is known as the high mileage record, included riding the most miles in a single

Iron Ranger Challenge helps mark Centennial of National Park Service

This year marks the Centennial of the National Park Service. It is a monumental year for the outdoors and one event to mark the year in the state includes the Iron Ranger Challenge. The challenge is a year-long, statewide collaborative

Crush Your New Year’s Resolutions With Central Arkansas’s State Parks

It happens every year: Resolution fatigue. We begin the year with the best of intentions, vowing to step away from the junk food and onto the treadmill, to spend more quality time with family and friends and spend less money

Five Fun Fall Activities

When the lazy hot days of summer pass and the cooler crisp air of fall moves in, the great outdoors beckons. The Natural State offers many ways to see the changing leaves up close or via sweeping panoramas. Try these

Arkansas Lands Another Epic Trail

Another trail in Arkansas has earned Epic status by IMBA, the International Mountain Bicycling Association. 108 miles of the Ouachita National Recreation Trail, a long distance hiking trail through the Ouachita National Forest, has been named an Epic route by IMBA.

Fishing Back on Track at White Oak Lake State Park

Fishing is back at White Oak Lake State Park. And the potential yield for those hoping to make a big catch has never looked better. In 2012, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission drained Lower White Oak Lake to repair

Northwest Arkansas Razorback Regional Greenway Grand Opening is May 2

Excitement for the grand opening on May 2 of the Northwest Arkansas Razorback Regional Greenway is palpable, almost like a University of Arkansas football game day. Hundreds of people are expected to turn out and take part in the many

Fern Hollow Trail at White Oak Lake State Park

I recently had the chance to check out the Fern Hollow Trail at White Oak Lake State Park near Bluff City. The park is located on the shore of Lower White Oak Lake and is well known for its fishing.

Overnight Bicycle Ride

Strap on your bike helmet to enjoy a two-day ride on Saturday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 18, from Greers Ferry to Mountain View. The Overnight Bicycle Ride is an annual event organized by the Arkansas Bicycle Club. The group

Dedication of Lake Ouachita Vista Trail

Heads up to all hikers, mountain bikers, and outdoor enthusiasts! The official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the popular Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT) is tomorrow ( Oct. 28)! The event takes place at the Avery Recreation Area at