Rent-A-Yurt at Petit Jean State Park

Looks like I missed my chance to rent a teepee at Petit Jean State Park, located near Morrilton. But now I can rent a yurt, which sounds better anyway. For many years, the park offered teepees for rent during warmer

Devil’s Den Rocks This Weekend

Biking, hiking, and nature activities are offered March 22-24 during Devil’s Den Rocks. Devil’s Den State Park is located near West Fork. During this weekend’s program you can join geologist Sandra Chandler to learn how the terrain of rocks and

Archeology Boat Tour at Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area

March is Arkansas Archeology Month and in celebration, Hobbs State Park- Conservation Area in Rogers is offering an Archeology Boat Tour from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 3. The Ozark Plateau is comprised of unique geological features

Spring Break Fun at Davidsonville Historic State Park

Spring break is right around the corner. Time to find something fun and exciting for the kids to do during their time off!  During the school break, many of our 52 Arkansas State Parks will be offering special activities to

Discovering Nature in Downtown Little Rock

The Central Arkansas Nature Center is a treasure-trove of nature found in Arkansas. It’s a sensory delight for both the eyes and the ears: from a wall of watery living habitat displays to the common sounds of the area, including

Romantic Escape

When it comes to romantic escapes, it doesn’t get much better than this — a room with a view, indoor pool, restaurant, hiking paths and wine country. Use Mount Magazine State Park as your home base while you enjoy the

Survival Skills Workshop at Daisy State Park

Learn the skills needed for wilderness survival through a series of workshops February 22-24 at Daisy State Park in Kirby during Survival Skills Weekend. Take one class or take them all.  Of note: space is limited so advance registration is

First Day Hikes at Arkansas State Parks

Have you heard of First Day Hikes before? It’s a neat concept. Basically, state parks across the U.S. celebrate the start of a new year with these hikes on January 1. The first one took place over 20 years ago

Winter Lake Cruises

Winter lake cruises to view eagles are popular throughout the Ozarks and River Valley. In November, Lake Dardanelle State Park in Russellville offers free cruises to see our national symbol as well as many other spectacular birds like white pelicans,

Hike the Buffalo Month

November is recognized as “Hike the Buffalo Month” by the Harrison Convention & Visitors Bureau in partnership with the North Arkansas Partnership for Health Education and Healthy Kids Healthy Ozarks program. A different hike will be featured each Saturday in
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