Mother Nature Story Time at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

The beauty of Mother Nature surrounds you at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. So it only makes sense that story time at the park be portrayed by her as well. Diana Gatley is Mother Nature personified every second Saturday

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

November Astronomy Program Focuses on Four Planets

Get ready to look to the skies on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers, where the powerful telescopes of the Sugar Creek Astronomical Society will be focused on four of the planets in our solar system

Visit an Arkansas Ghost Town on Halloween Weekend

If you’re looking for something to do outdoors this weekend and are still in the Halloween spirit, visit a ghost town. Here are two in northern Arkansas worth exploration that will also take you into beautiful countryside for fall color

Fly Tying and other Very Ento-resting Programs at Hobbs

In addition to great trails for mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers offers great programs that span a variety of interests. If you like insects or fly fishing, take a look at these two

Outdoor Adventure at the Fish Hatchery

There’s something happening on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Norfork National Fish Hatchery in Mountain Home. It’s an outdoor adventure day for kids between the ages of 5 and 15. Activities range from fly fishing in Dry Run Creek and

10 Festivals for September Fun in Northwest Arkansas

September brings optimum weather for enjoying the outdoors and the numerous festivals found in Northwest Arkansas this time of year. Here are 10 that are worthy of your time: 1.        23rd Annual Tired Iron Tractor & Engine Show Check out

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

Outdoor Expo in El Dorado!

Enjoy the outdoors? If so, the annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo is coming up! It will be September 13 at El Dorado’s Convention Center in El Dorado. One of the main goals of the organizers is ‘to introduce kids of all ages

Crenshaw Springs Water Park Now Open in White Hall

(Video courtesy of the Pine Bluff Commercial) The city of White Hall now boasts a brand-new water park after years of planning. Crenshaw Springs Water Park, named after the freshwater spring that brought water to early residents of the town,