Bayou Bartholomew Water Trail Dedication Set for April 30

Bayou Bartholomew is considered the longest bayou in the world. Lined with cypress and tupelo swamps, it ranks amongst the top bio-diverse streams in North America. It begins nears Pine Bluff and twists and turns 359 river miles before emptying

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

Paddling the Arkansas Water Trails

Arkansas has an abundance of waterways for paddlers to explore. The Arkansas Water Trails project, created in 2009, is at the forefront of developing a system of mapped water trails throughout the state. A goal of the project, initiated by

The Great Outdoors Beckons Families in April

April is the perfect month to get outdoors and shake off the cobwebs of winter. There are so many activities for families to do in Central Arkansas: ride a bike, walk a trail, canoe a gentle stream, or find a

Caddo River Fest in Glenwood!

Looking for a festival to head to this spring? The Caddo River Fest is April 25-26 in Glenwood. The festival, which takes place at downtown Broadway Street, includes a 5K race, a car, truck, and motorcycle show, live music both

Turner Bend Store Receives ENVY Award

The Turner Bend Store in Franklin County was named the winner of the 2013 Arkansas Environmental Stewardship Award Friday for its long-term involvement in improving the Arkansas environment. Teresa Marks, director of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), presented

Crooked Creek Trails Dedication This Weekend!

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will dedicate a 22-mile water trail and almost 5 miles of hiking trails at Fred Berry Conservation Education Center on Crooked Creek ( in Yellville) this weekend. The aim of the trail is to

Fall Canoe Float

Enjoy the fall’s crisp cool air on a canoeing journey through Pinnacle Mountain’s lowlands with a park interpreter as your guide during a Fall Canoe FloatĀ at Pinnacle Mountain State Park in Little Rock. The event is offered on October 6

New Canoe/Kayak Water Trail Opens at Arkansas Post

  A new water trail at Arkansas Post in Gillett just opened as part of the Arkansas Water Trails program. The project, initiated by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (AGFC) was launched to create a system of water trails