Mississippi River State Park

Fun is just around the corner during March in the Arkansas Delta. From live theater to exploring the stars to making campfire treats, kids of all ages will delight in the entertaining activities offered this month. The Enchantment Theatre Company celebrates Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday with a new and original production of Peter Rabbit Tales …
Camping is a great way to enjoy the state’s natural beauty. Many opportunities to pitch a tent or pull up a camping trailer can be found throughout the wide range of geographic environments found here. Arkansas is home to mountains, lakes, rivers, forests, prairies and each area provides a portal to enjoying nature and the …
With the holiday season rapidly approaching, spend some fun time with the kids, making memories that will last a lifetime. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin hosts Casqui Foods on Nov. 14. While the ancient inhabitants of Parkin didn’t have pizza and cheeseburgers to enjoy, they had a varied and healthy diet. Bring your family …
April is a great time to get out and enjoy our Arkansas State Parks. The Mississippi River State Park in Marianna is offering several fun events this month. On Saturday, April 11, the park is hosting a Great American Clean-up event. Volunteers are invited to come out and assist with the clean up of the …
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 different birds as possible and learn more about how they live and the types of …
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 get out this month and enjoy the beauty of the region. The Mississippi River State …
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 offers a Children’s Day Camp for kids ages 8-12 on July 9-11. For those ages …
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 their fishing skills! The Marianna/Lee County Chamber of Commerce, the St. Francis National Forest and …
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 call the parks home. Mississippi River State Park in Marianna hosts a Children’s Bird Walk …