Hiking Indian Rockhouse Trail near the Buffalo National River

One of my favorite things about Arkansas is that it offers the best of all four seasons. The beauty of spring is upon us, meaning NOW is the time to get out in the woods and enjoy hiking the beautiful

The Buffalo National River

Kevin Cheri began his career with the National Park Service as a park ranger intake trainee at the Buffalo National River in 1978. In 2007, almost 30 years later, he happily returned as superintendent of the Buffalo, America’s first national

National Park Service and Buffalo National River Centennial Events

This year marks the Centennial of the National Park Service, and there will be celebrations and special events across the U.S. and throughout the year to honor the moment when U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that created the

Wanted: Junior Rangers to explore, learn, and protect

There is no better time to become a Junior Park Ranger than the centennial year of the National Parks Service. The NPS Junior Ranger program is an activity-based program offered in almost all parks that lets kids join the National

Historic 1870 Grist Mill Open for Weekend Guided Tours

Capitalizing on the beauty of the autumn landscape of the Buffalo National River, the National Park Service offers free ranger-guided tours of the Boxley Grist Mill on Arkansas 43 in Boxley Valley (Newton County) each weekend in October. These tours

National Park Service to Close Facilities as Part of Federal Government Shutdown

The National Park Service of the U. S. Department of the Interior will close all of its facilities as part of a federal government shutdown. In Arkansas that includes the Arkansas Post National Memorial; Hot Springs National Park ( the