Find Romance on the Water and in the Woods

Roses and chocolates seem to epitomize the Valentine’s Day celebration, but there are plenty of other ways to show your significant other that you care. Arkansas State Parks offer some wonderful ways to celebrate. Visit historic Mather Lodge on Petit

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

Prairie Grove Battle Reenactment is Dec. 6 and 7

Don’t miss the Prairie Grove Battle Reenactment this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, because you’ll have to wait two years to see it again. The reenactment only takes place on even numbered years at Prairie Grove Battlefield State

Pam Setser and Donny Catron perform Gospel Favorites Thanksgiving Night

Continuing a long tradition of Thanksgiving night gospel concerts, the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View will feature Pam Setser and Donny Catron in a special performance from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 27, in

Gazing at the Birds

Learn more about our feathered friends and their lives as the Mississippi River State Park in Marianna offers a Children’s Bird Walk Adventure on Nov. 15. Head out on a scavenger hunt with the park interpreter to find as many

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

Ozark Mountain Bike Festival is April 4-6

Get ready for a family fun weekend of mountain biking at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork during the annual Ozark Mountain Bike Festival set for April 4-6. You can ride one of the first mountain bike trails in

Eagle Awareness Weekend at Petit Jean

Petit Jean State Park near Morrilton kicks off its 2014 special events and activities with its annual winter Eagle Awareness Weekend on Jan. 11-12. Join park interpreters for two days devoted to our national symbol, the bald eagle. A variety

Delta Heritage Trail State Park Offers Holiday Lights This Saturday

The Delta Heritage Trail State Park near Helena-West Helena lights up for the holiday season this Saturday night, Dec. 21. The park’s Trail of Lights begins Saturday night at 6 p.m. The lighted portion of the trail is accessible only

Green is the New Black at Hobbs & Devil’s Den on Friday After Thanksgiving

Instead of joining the crazy crowds of shoppers on Black Friday, Rebekah Penny, an interpreter at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, suggests enjoying clean water and air, and time with friends and family by making memories at the park. “There is