Birds & Blooms at Ozark Natural Science Center

I used to think Fall was my favorite season, but now I know it’s Spring. I love the gorgeous shades of green that pop out on trees and bushes across the Arkansas landscape. The buds and blooms of trees and

Find Romance on the Water and in the Woods

Roses and chocolates seem to epitomize the Valentine’s Day celebration, but there are plenty of other ways to show your significant other that you care. Arkansas State Parks offer some wonderful ways to celebrate. Visit historic Mather Lodge on Petit

Start the Year in the Great Outdoors

First Day Hikes have become popular at Arkansas State Parks as part of an annual initiative in all 50 states. The free, guided hikes on New Year’s Day are designed to help people rejuvenate and connect with the outdoors through

Hiking at Lake Ouachita State Park

Whether you’re on the lookout for a casual stroll or a vigorous workout, hiking in Arkansas is a wonderful way to experience the beauty of the Natural State. Arkansas’s climate allows hiking year round and the state’s diverse topography offers

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

10 Reasons to Visit Southwest Arkansas in the Fall

It is no secret that fall is a special time in Arkansas. The season is filled with camping, biking, live music, fall color, farm tours,  festivals… the list can go on and on. In light of this, we decided to

New Mountain Bike Trail at Woolly Hollow State Park

Joan Ellison of Arkansas State Parks just sent a news release this way about a new mountain bike trail! The dedication of the Enders Fault Mountain Bike Trail, a new 9.2-mile mountain bike and hiking trail at Woolly Hollow State

Arkansas Trails Day Celebration in Central Arkansas

  This Saturday ( May 31) an Arkansas Trails Day celebration is on the agenda for Little Rock and North Little Rock. The central meeting location is Burns Park with various trail events taking place throughout the morning and early

Trail Mix Concert Tour is Sunday, June 1

The Trail Mix Concert Tour on Sunday, June 1 is a signature event of Artosphere, a nature and arts festival put on annually by the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. The tour combines music, hiking and biking for a one-of-a-kind,

The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail is Complete!

The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail ( LOViT) is now complete! Twelve years of planning and construction went into the building the trail, which was built in segments over the course of those years with the help of a group of