Backpacker “Get Out More Tour”

Celebrating its 13th anniversary of inspiring and empowering love of the outdoors, Backpacker Magazine is offering a nationwide 2013 Get Out More Tour, and I only see one stop in Arkansas this Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the

Discover Your National Wildlife Refuges

Want to impress your teachers, enrich your life, and have fun while learning? Visit a national wildlife refuge and see what refuges are doing to conserve your wildlife heritage. National wildlife refuges include many of America’s most treasured landscapes. Take

Ice Skating Rink on Bentonville Square Opens Nov. 22

Lawrence Plaza is a 7,000-square-foot multi-use facility located just north of the Bentonville square at the corner of NE “A” and Blake St. What makes it special is that it is a refreshing place to cool off in the summer

Northwest Arkansas Mountain Bike Championships Are Saturday

Pedalheads will hit the trails at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork this weekend, Sept. 14, for the 25th year of mountain biking at the park. It started in 1989 with the first bike event at the park and

What’s SUP on the Lake?

Maybe you’ve been hearing about Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) a fast-growing water sport worldwide, and a growing recreation on Arkansas waters? Here’s your chance to check it out – SUP Outfitters located on Beaver Lake in Eureka Springs will have

June Summer Camps Spell F-U-N for Kids

Make your child’s summer special this year by enrolling him or her in one of the fun and educational day camps offered through Arkansas State Parks. Cane Creek State Park in Star City hosts the Explore Your World Day Camp

Artosphere Festival Full of Kids and Family Events

Get ready kids, because bike ride concert tours, theater and more are part of the fun that make up the annual Artosphere Festival in northwest Arkansas. Music, visual art and kids and family events are performed all over the region

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