Outdoors

If you’re looking for a great alternative to Black Friday, turn to Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. Skip the long lines in crowded malls and enjoy the true value of natural areas and recreational activities. You could even start a new family tradition of enjoying Green Friday at an Arkansas State Park, where the …
Help kids discover the joys of the great outdoors and mountain biking by participating in Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day from 10 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, Oct. 3 at Holt Middle School in Fayetteville. It’s free to participate. The event offers guided soft-surface trail riding for the beginner mountain biker. Helmets are required. …
When the lazy hot days of summer pass and the cooler crisp air of fall moves in, the great outdoors beckons. The Natural State offers many ways to see the changing leaves up close or via sweeping panoramas. Try these ideas for getting outside to hike, bike, ride, drive or paddle in the Arkansas Ozarks. …
The 17th annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo is September 12 in El Dorado! The day is geared for those who enjoy the outdoors and events on the lineup include a duck calling contest, a rib cook-off, a chainsaw wood carving demo, archery demonstrations, target shooting, a 5K, live music, and more. There will be many exhibits …
Zip it kids, and we don’t mean zip your mouth. It’s time to fly through the air on a cable, wind in your hair, while you laugh and yell at the incredible fun. Northwest and North Central Arkansas offer several high-wire adventures. Here are six zip lines in the Ozarks that should be part of …
Summer sizzles with fun this July in eastern Arkansas! Get outside and enjoy the beauty that is The Natural State! Head to Paragould and Crowley’s Ridge State Park for Fun on the Fourth on July 4. The family-friendly event offers interpretive programs, swimming, pedal boating, and games for all ages! All the fun takes place …
How do you celebrate a Diamond Jubilee? Cherokee Village does it with a Diamond in the Ozarks Treasure Hunt and three days of activities to show off its resort and retirement community. Cherokee Village was Arkansas’s first planned recreational community, founded by developer John Cooper in 1954 on the banks of the South Fork River. …
May 16 is a special day across the United States. It has been designated as National Kids to Parks Day and Pinnacle Mountain State Park in west Little Rock is going to have special activities in its honor. Park interpreters will be hosting programs, games, and hikes all day long at the playground area. Be …
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville offers three new tours this spring that help you explore the art and beauty of the outdoors. The Big Picture Tour takes place at 11 a.m. on Saturdays through May. It’s a new indoor/outdoor offering that provides a fun, general overview of the art, architecture and landscape …