Gazing at the Birds

Learn more about our feathered friends and their lives as the Mississippi River State Park in Marianna offers a Children’s Bird Walk Adventure on Nov. 15. Head out on a scavenger hunt with the park interpreter to find as many

Escape to Nature in November

Fall is a wonderful time to explore nature in the northeast and southeast sections of The Natural State. Whether you prefer riding in a vehicle, walking through the woods or biking the byways, there’s a great opportunity to everyone to

Head to Camp at an Arkansas State Park in July

Throughout July, many of the wonderful state parks in eastern Arkansas are offering day camps for kids. It’s a great way to get outside, have fun and learn a few things along the way. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin

Hang Out with the Fish This June

June is a great time to grab your pole and get to the lake, river or pond for some outstanding fishing in eastern Arkansas. Events this month are catering to the younger anglers, giving them an opportunity to show off

Birds, Snakes and Lizards…Oh, My!

May is a great time to get out and explore any of the great Arkansas State Parks. Two of the Arkansas Delta’s parks are offering fun and educational activities geared toward youngsters that focus on the creatures and critters that

Going to the Birds in February

Several Arkansas State Parks in eastern Arkansas are “going to the birds” this month! From bird watching to birding tours to learning to lure birds to your backyard, you’ll find a great variety of events and workshops focused on learning

State Parks Offer First Day Hikes on New Year’s Day

Arkansas State Parks throughout the North Central Ozarks and the Arkansas Delta will offer First Day Hikes for the entire family on Jan. 1. First Day Hikes are part of a national health and outdoor awareness movement. Take the entire

Festivals Flourish During September in the Arkansas Delta and North Central Ozarks

September brings fun, family-friendly festivals to eastern Arkansas, along with cooler temperatures and the beginning of fall. It’s a great time to explore the Arkansas Delta and the North Central Ozarks! Since 1941, the city of Rector has been celebrating

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