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Sep 01
- THRU - Sep 06

30th Annual National Championship Chuckwagon Races

Sep 01
- Sep 06
2848 Shake Rag Rd., Clinton
Bar of Ranch
Chuckwagon races, snowy river race, bronc fanning, camping trail rides, concerts, equine clinics, ranch rodeo, bull riding, camp cook-off, non-denominational church servi...

Sep 02
- THRU - Sep 07

Village Creek State Park Legacy Week

Sep 02
- Sep 07
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Village Creek State Park is a special place for many reasons. Discover the hidden stories of the park, find out why we have a park here, and get the chance to conserve th...

Sep 05

32nd Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

Sep 05
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Ball Field Area
Antique and classic cars will be on display and judged by year class. Gates open at 9 a.m. and judging begins at 11 a.m. Dash plaques for the first 50 registrants. Classe...

Sep 05

Big Maumelle Canoe Float

Sep 05
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
Paddle your way through Pinnacle's majestic lowland river while viewing cypress trees and a variety of wildlife. Prior paddling experience ...

Sep 07

Labor Day Kayak Float

Sep 07
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
Spend your Labor Day paddling your way through Pinnacle's majestic lowland river while viewing cypress trees and a variety of wildlife. A park interpreter will be your gu...

Sep 11

Fall Golf Tournament

Sep 11
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Lost Springs Golf Course
Golfers have an opportunity to build business relationships on the golf course. Treat clients to a round of golf to seal the deal, to say thank you for your business or s...

Sep 12

Cot Trot for Life

Sep 12
202 E Commercial, Wynne
Visitor Center at Village Creek State Park
4th annual 5K walk/run at one of Arkansas's largest state parks. The course is suitable for all athletic abilities and strollers are welcome. Register by Aug. 31st for to...

Sep 12

Polo in the Ozarks

Sep 12
2590 W. Sycamore, Goshen
Polo in the Ozarks is a live polo match featuring tailgating and children's activities followed by dinner and live music. Polo in the Ozarks is hosted by the Buell Family...

Sep 12

Medic Golf Tournament

Sep 12
2852D hwy 62/412, Cherokee Village
South Golf Course
A two-person scramble to benefit The Spring River Paramedic Ambulance Service Foundation....

Sep 12

Fall Fishing Derby

Sep 12
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Golf Course Pond #7

Fish on! Catch your fill of fish at DeGray's annual fall fishing derby. This derby is open to all ages so kids, bring your parents, brin...


Sep 12

46th Annual Greers Ferry Lake & Little Red River Cleanup

Sep 12
PO Box 1170, Greers Ferry
Lacey's Narrows Marina
Join us for the 46th Annual GFL & LRRA Cleanup the Saturday after Labor Day. Join us in keeping the lake and rivers clean, celebratory lunch, & honoring Carl Garner, the ...

Sep 14
- THRU - Sep 15

Gaston's Fly Fishing School

Sep 14
- Sep 15
1777 River Road, Lakeview
Main office
Frank Saksa is one of the most knowledgeable fly fishing guides on the White River. Frank has fly fished on all the major streams in the western part of the United States...

Sep 18
- THRU - Sep 20

23rd Annual First Financial Bank SHARE Benefit Golf Tournament

Sep 18
- Sep 20
SHARE Foundation, El Dorado
El Dorado Golf & Country Club
Two-person scramble held to benefit Interfaith Clinic. Includes two days of golf, lunch both days, and auction party....

Sep 19

Basic Fishing Workshop

Sep 19
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center Lakeview Room
Fishing is a great way to spend time with family and friends while enjoying the success of the catch. This one day beginner’s workshop will cover basic equipment, r...

Sep 19

Wheel A'Mena Tour to the Top

Sep 19
P O Box 1424, Mena
Janssen Park & Talimena Scenic Drive
A bicycle ride beginning and ending in Mena and covering a portion of the Talimena Scenic Drive. Choice of 30-, 50- or 70-mile route. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Polk Cou...

Sep 19

Davidsonville 200 Geocaching Scavenger Hunt

Sep 19
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Bring a GPS and your sense of adventure and take part in this fun scavenger hunt in the park. Sign up in teams of two and follow the clues to each coordinate in order to ...

Sep 19

Kayak Tour of Storm Creek Lake

Sep 19
Mississippi River State Park, Marianna
Storm Creek Lake Swim Beach
Kayaking is a great way to experience Storm Creek Lake. You can check out little coves for wildlife or just enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of Crowley’s Ridge. Al...

Sep 19

Northwest Arkansas Mountain Bike Championships

Sep 19
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Registration - Visitor Center; Race - Campground A

Registration Fee and Schedule

This is a USA Cycling sanctioned race. USA Cycling rules will be followed. CAT 1 riders must ha...


Sep 26

14th Annual Village Walk for Cancer Research

Sep 26
21 Elcano Dr , Hot Springs Village
Cortez Pavilion
The walk and opening ceremonies start at 7:30 a.m. rain or shine. Enjoy free fruit, coffee, water, hamburgers and hotdogs. Our mission is to raise awareness for cancer an...

Sep 26

Fall Ozark Demolition Derby

Sep 26
1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
7:30 p.m. Fun family night where drivers compete for cash prizes and bragging rights. ...

Sep 26

Full Moon Kayak Tour of Bear Creek Lake

Sep 26
Mississippi River State Park, Marianna
Bear Creek Lake Swim Beach
Kayaking is a great way to experience Bear Creek Lake. The almost full moon will rise before the sun sets, giving us the perfect setting to view wildlife along the water&...

Sep 26

13th Annual Alzheimer's Arkansas Walk in Hot Springs

Sep 26
201 Markham Center Drive, Hot Springs
Exchange Street Parking Plaza
We walk to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease along with raising funds to help caregivers take care of their loved ones who have the disease. All of our funds rema...

Sep 26

4th Annual Jefferson County 5K Run to End Childhood Obesity

Sep 26
PO Box 9797, Pine Bluff
Behind the County Courthouse
5K Run/Walk/Dance to end childhood obesity. Dance is held on the pavilion after the run/walk. Saracen Landing features the only certified 5K in Jefferson County. Mini hea...

Oct 02
- THRU - Oct 03

A Delta Road Trip!

Oct 02
- Oct 03
P.O. Box 1, Helena-West Helena
Multiple Venues
This sister-city celebration invites you to experience true delta culture in the Mississippi River towns of Helena, AR and Clarksdale, MS. The 1st Annual Delta Road Trip ...

Oct 03

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Oct 03
Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Hobbs State Park Conservation Area
Ready to take on the trails on your mountain bike? Mountain biking is a wonderful freedom and excellent way to get out and explore. Bring your bike, helmet, and kids as w...

Oct 03

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Oct 03
Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Visitor Center
Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is an annual celebration which encourages communities around the world to join together and ride mountain bikes with youth. Thousands of ki...

Oct 05

2nd Annual Western Arkansas Ballet Golf Tournament

Oct 05
4701 Grand Ave, Alma
Eagle Crest Golf Course
An 18-hole scramble, 4-person teams. Lunch is provided prior to a 1 p.m. shotgun start....

Oct 10

1st Annual Parade of Homes Golf Tournament Parr & Parade

Oct 10
5111 Rogers Ave. Central Plaza, Suite 531, Fort Smith
Deer Trails Golf Course
Two-man scramble, T-shirt, lunch and cart provided....

Oct 10

22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure

Oct 10
904 Autumn Rd Suite 500, Little Rock
Downtown
The Race for the Cure is a chance to come together to honor those who are surviving breast cancer and remember those who have lost the fight. Your participation in this ...

Oct 11

44th Annual Joe Weber Arky 100 Bicycle Tour

Oct 11
14015 Windsor Road, Sheridan
Sheridan Community Center Pavilion
Annual ride from Sheridan Community Center in rural ranching and timber country. Supported rides of 25, 50, 63, and 100 miles. Burgers, hot dogs, and hot showers availabl...

Oct 16
- THRU - Oct 18

2nd Annual Arkansas Delta Flatlander

Oct 16
- Oct 18
P.O. Box 1728, West Memphis
Harahan Bridge, St Francis Levee, Mississippi River
The Levee Gravel Grinder, the Arkansas Delta Flatlander, a metric century ride, and a beginners criterium. Three days on two wheels in West Memphis. Food. Music. Fun....

Oct 17

Survivors' Challenge 2015

Oct 17
3324 So M Street, Fort Smith
Donald W Reynolds Cancer Support House, behind Creekmore park
For 22 years, the Survivors' Challenge event has been a major fundraiser for the Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House, to provide cost-free support systems and program...

Oct 17

5th Annual Half Marathon Trail Run

Oct 17
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join us for the 5th annual half-marathon along the banks of the beautiful and pristine Cossatot River. Challenge your abilities in the mountainous terrain of C...

Oct 17

9th Annual Tour Da Delta

Oct 17
Helena AR, Helena-West Helena
Downtown
Going into its ninth year, this annual autumn bike race allows participants to cycle through beautiful Delta scenery on their choice of 14, 30, 62, and 100 mile routes. C...

Oct 17

Saddle Up For St. Jude

Oct 17
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Equestrian Camp
Join us in our effort to help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. We will have children's horse and wagon rides, an auction, lunch, a barbeque dinner, music, and other...

Oct 17

Tour da Delta

Oct 17
125 Stonebrook Road , Helena-West Helena
The Manchester on Biscuit Row
A fun cycling event that has you pedaling either 14, 30, 62 or 100 miles throughout the historical, musical and agricultural parts of the delta. After your wonderful ride...

Oct 17

Razorback Run

Oct 17
Hogeye Events, Fayetteville
Northwest Arkansas Mall/Academy Sports + Outdoors
15K & 5K runs in Fayetteville, home of the University of Arkansas. Proceeds benefit the Full Circle Campus Food Pantry and other charitable causes. Second year after many...

Oct 19
- THRU - Oct 20

Gaston's Fly Fishing School

Oct 19
- Oct 20
1777 River Road, Lakeview
Main office
Frank Saksa is one of the most knowledgeable fly fishing guides on the White River. Frank has fly fished on all the major streams in the western part of the United States...

Oct 24

Lewis & Clark Ozark Adventure Dash

Oct 24
1629 S. River Meadows Dr., Springdale
Lewis & Clark Outfitters
A multi-surface trail run around Lake Fayetteville with a twist. There will be gift coupons and prizes hidden in and around the Lake Fayetteville trail and park system. Y...

Oct 24

5K Fun Run/Walk

Oct 24
PO Box 9, Mena
Janssen Park
5K Fun Run/Walk benefitting CMA Run for the Son. Registration at 7 a.m. Race starts at 7:30 a.m. Entry fee includes T-shirt. Beautiful course through historic Mena....

Oct 31

Halloween Monster Dash

Oct 31
1629 S. River Meadows Dr., Fayetteville
Corner of Church and Center St.
This will be something for the entire family. A new way to Trick or Treat. Come enjoy a 5K or fun run and along the way pickup lots of candy and treats. There will be a c...

Oct 31

Coyote Challenge Trail Run

Oct 31
Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Visitor Center
Channel your inner coyote as you choose a distance, 5K, 10K, or 16K and run through the Boston Mountains, the most challenging and rugged terrain in all of the Ozarks. Re...

Nov 01

Eagle Tour

Nov 01
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-in Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Nov 02
- THRU - Nov 03

Gaston's Fly Fishing School

Nov 02
- Nov 03
1777 River Road, Lakeview
Main office
Frank Saksa is one of the most knowledgeable fly fishing guides on the White River. Frank has fly fished on all the major streams in the western part of the United States...

Nov 05

Eagle Tour

Nov 05
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-in Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Nov 07

Overnight Kayak and Backpacking Trip

Nov 07
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
Did you know that there are two overnight shelters at Cane Creek State Park? Spend the night at one of these shelters on our overnight kayak and backpacking trip. We will...

Nov 08

Fayetteville Half Marathon

Nov 08
1629 S. River Meadows Dr., Fayetteville
Lake Fayetteville
The half marathon features two loops on the trail and the Companion Races, 5K and fun run/walk include an out-and-back course on the trail. The Lake Fayetteville Trail of...

Nov 10

Eagle Tour

Nov 10
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Nov 14

Shelter and Fire Building Workshop

Nov 14
Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan
Nature Center
Join Lake Charles park staff as we use hands-on activities to learn how to build a variety of shelters and practice various fire starting techniques. Please dress for the...

Nov 20

Eagle Tour

Nov 20
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Nov 20
- THRU - Nov 22

Annual Spa Run Bicycle Overnight Ride

Nov 20
- Nov 22
14015 Windsor Road, Little Rock
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Riders leave from Ferndale for a 50-mile ride to Hot Springs for the Spa Run the next day. We stay two nights and return on Sunday. Sag vehicle takes our baggage to the A...

Nov 20
- THRU - Nov 22

Green Friday Weekend

Nov 20
- Nov 22
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Go green before Black Friday by participating in our daily programming at Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area and take a look through our gift shop to find some awesom...

Nov 23

Eagle Tour

Nov 23
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Nov 27

Green Friday

Nov 27
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Avoid the crowds and mad rush of Black Friday shopping and instead escape to the park for a healthy day of fun in the outdoors! Explore one of the park's five trails or h...

Nov 27

Green Friday

Nov 27
White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Consider celebrating the season in a relaxing way that reconnects you to what is really important. White Oak Lake State Park is the perfect place to avoid the stress of ...

Nov 27
- THRU - Nov 28

80th Annual World's Championship Duck Calling Contest & Wings Over the Prairie Festival

Nov 27
- Nov 28
PO Box 1500, Stuttgart
Downtown
One of the biggest and best festivals in the Arkansas Delta. Thousands from across the country flock to the event to celebrate the town's moniker as the "Duck Capital of ...

Nov 28

Eagle Tour

Nov 28
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 02

Eagle Tour

Dec 02
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 05

Eagle Tour

Dec 05
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 05

Annual 5K Yule Run

Dec 05
PO Box 511, Glenwood
Town Square
This run draws runners and walkers from around the area. Race is chip-timed. A prize is given for best Christmas themed outfit....

Dec 05

24th Annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

Dec 05
10 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock
Clinton Presidential Center
A fun and festive way to kick off the holidays by helping support the Arthritis Foundation! Hundreds of runners and walkers hit the pavement of downtown Little Rock to fi...

Dec 05

$5 5/10/25K

Dec 05
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 1
Early December is the perfect time of year for a trail run in Southeast Arkansas. On top of that, the entry fee is practically nothing! Come out and have a nice run, and ...

Dec 10

Eagle Tour

Dec 10
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 12

Eagle Tour

Dec 12
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 12

NWA Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

Dec 12
10 Corporate Hill Drive, Fayetteville
Lake Fayetteville
A fun and festive way to kick off the holidays by helping support the Arthritis Foundation! Hundreds of runners and walkers will hit the pavement of Lake Fayetteville to ...

Dec 12

Victorian Holiday Ball

Dec 12
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Do you like history, music, and dancing? If so, you will enjoy Powhatan Historic State Park’s annual Holiday Ball. Come experience the vibrant Victorian social life...

Dec 13

Eagle Tour

Dec 13
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 17

Eagle Tour

Dec 17
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 22

Eagle Tour

Dec 22
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 23

Eagle Tour

Dec 23
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 30

Eagle Tour

Dec 30
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 01

First Day Hike

Jan 01
Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Celebrate New Year’s Day 2016, by joining with the park staff at Jacksonport State Park for a special hike along the Tunstall River Walk. What better way to kick st...

Jan 01

First Day Hike

Jan 01
Lake Ouachita State Park, Mountain Pine
Visitor Center Picnic Area
Start 2016 on the right foot (or left foot) with a hike along the trails of Lake Ouachita State Park.  Take a self-guided walk or join us for guided hikes of various...

Jan 01

First Day Hike!

Jan 01
Mount Nebo State Park, Dardanelle
Summit Park Trailhead
Join Park Interpreter Jeremiah for a First Day Hike! Mount Nebo State Park is joining with other state parks in Arkansas and across our nation to promote healthy lifestyl...

Jan 01

First Day Hike

Jan 01
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Amphitheater
We are joining forces with hikers across the nation to celebrate 2016 with a “First Day Hike”! Let’s start the new year off with a healthy lifestyle for...

Jan 01

First Day Hike

Jan 01
White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Spring Branch Trailhead
There is no better way to begin the new year than taking in the fresh air on an invigorating hike! Join us for a stroll down the 1/3-mile Spring Branch Trail as we enjoy ...

Jan 01

1st Day Hikes

Jan 01
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Happy New Year! Start 2016 by getting outside and connecting with nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Join a park interpreter for a guided hike at the park. Dress ...

Jan 01

First Day Hikes

Jan 01
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow State Park
Start 2016 off on the right foot, with a refreshing hike at Woolly Hollow State Park! Be a part of this national movement and enjoy what nature has to offer. Guided hikes...

Jan 01

First Day Trek

Jan 01
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 1
Start your year off right with a brisk 6-mile guided hike along the edge of two of Arkansas's great regions, the Delta and the Gulf Coastal Plain. Each region has somethi...

Jan 01

Delta View "Hike it Right"

Jan 01
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 1
The new year is full of opportunities for a new start. Join a park interpreter and like-minded individuals who all aim to start the new year right with a healthy 2.5-mile...

Jan 06

Wild Women Wednesday

Jan 06
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Call for location
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Jan 09

Eagle Tour

Jan 09
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 13

Wild Women Wednesday

Jan 13
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Jan 14

Eagle Tour

Jan 14
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 16

Eagle Tour

Jan 16
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 16
- THRU - Jan 17

Mountain View B & B Overnight Bicycle Ride

Jan 16
- Jan 17
14015 Windsor Road, Greers Ferry
Narrows Park, NE side of bridge
Riders leave from the Narrow Park and Greers Ferry for a 40-mile ride to a bed and breakfast in Mountain View. Lunch at a diner in Prim on the way both days. Sag vehicle ...

Jan 20

Eagle Tour

Jan 20
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 20

Wild Women Wednesday

Jan 20
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Jan 22

Eagle Tour

Jan 22
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 23
- THRU - Jan 24

8th Annual Flapjack 20

Jan 23
- Jan 24
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 1
Youth groups with leaders are welcome to take part in this 20-mile night hike. Please note there are drop off points at 7, 10, and 14 miles with shuttle services. After a...

Jan 27

Wild Women Wednesday

Jan 27
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Jan 27

Eagle Tour

Jan 27
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 29

Eagle Tour

Jan 29
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 03

Eagle Tour

Feb 03
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 03

Wild Women Wednesday

Feb 03
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Feb 05

Eagle Tour

Feb 05
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 10

Wild Women Wednesday

Feb 10
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Feb 11

Eagle Tour

Feb 11
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 13

Eagle Tour

Feb 13
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 13
- THRU - Feb 15

Lake Ouachita 3-Day Bicycle Tour

Feb 13
- Feb 15
14015 Windsor Road, Hot Springs
Convention Center Parking, east side
This self-supported ride leaves from Hot Springs and goes to Irons Fork primitive camp on the lake on the first night and Crystal Springs camp the second night and return...

Feb 16

Eagle Tour

Feb 16
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 18

Eagle Tours

Feb 18
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 19
- THRU - Feb 21

Annual Outdoor Skills Weekend

Feb 19
- Feb 21
Daisy State Park, Kirby
Visitor Center
Discover how fun playing outdoors can be while sharpening your skillsets at Daisy State Park! Throughout the weekend, we will offer various workshops to help you learn ne...

Feb 21

Eagle Tours

Feb 21
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 24

Wild Women Wednesday

Feb 24
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Feb 26

Eagle Tour

Feb 26
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Mar 13

Ouachita Trail Hiking Workshop

Mar 13
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Have you ever wanted to hike the Ouachita Trail or any of Arkansas's other backpacking trails? Join us as we cover advanced hiking information for those who wish to hike ...

Mar 19

Meet at the Peak

Mar 19
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Pinnacle Mountain Summit
Climb the mountain and then meet a park interpreter at the top for short presentations on sights, geology, wildlife, and more!...

Mar 21
- THRU - Mar 25

Arkansas Spring Break Week

Mar 21
- Mar 25
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA
Family-friendly programs, including some evening activities, are scheduled during this week: guided hikes, nature games, park tours, and more. Contact the park for a sche...

Mar 24

Mini Day Camp For Ages 11-13

Mar 24
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Come and try a Pinnacle Mountain Day Camp for a day. See if your child would like to spend a full week with us in one of our summer day camps. Activities will include nat...

Apr 01
- THRU - Apr 03

Ozark Mountain Bike Fest

Apr 01
- Apr 03
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
TBA
Springtime in the Ozarks means it’s time to hit the bike trails. Join park staff for a fun weekend on the bike trails. There’s fun to be discovered by all age...

Apr 02

9th Annual "Cookin" With Coals" Cook-off

Apr 02
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Pavilion
Ready! Set! Cook! Teams of 2-3 people will cook three dishes in Dutch ovens - one bread, one main dish, and a dessert. These dishes will be judged and then samples will b...

Apr 02

Cossatot River's Spring Festival & 5K "Headache Run"

Apr 02
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
You and your family are invited to explore and celebrate Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area during our second Cossatot River "Headache Run" 5K and Spring Festival. Th...

Apr 06

Wild Women Wednesday

Apr 06
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) members for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please call f...

Apr 16

Ouachita Trail 50 Mile/50K Race

Apr 16
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
The Ouachita 50 is an endurance race that starts at nearby Maumelle Park and runs through Pinnacle Mountain State Park before continuing out and back on the Ouachita Nati...

Apr 23

3rd Annual RussVegas Half Marathon

Apr 23
708 West Main, Russellville
Train Depot
Benefiting Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the River Valley Circle of Friends. It's more than just a PR fast course covering 13.1 miles, it is an atmosphere with "Spirit...

Apr 23
- THRU - Apr 24

Cossatot River Weekend Adventure Tours

Apr 23
- Apr 24
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters for a weekend overnight adventure on the pristine Cossatot River. These adventures may include: kayaking, backpacking, fishing, hiking, camping, D...

May 06
- THRU - May 07

Resource Rendezvous

May 06
- May 07
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
This two day event begins on Friday with local schools bringing their 4th grade classes out to learn about our natural resources and conservation. Registration for the sc...

May 07

Guided Tour of Mound Lake

May 07
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Join a park interpreter at the park visitor center for an introduction to canoeing and kayaking. Following the class, explore Mound Lake which was used by the Plum Bayou ...

May 07
- THRU - May 08

Kayak Tours

May 07
- May 08
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Enjoy guided kayak tours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days and discover the wild and scenic Cossatot River. Adventures depend on the weather and river water levels. Ag...

May 14

Boater Education Class

May 14
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Visitor Center A/V Room
Safety on Arkansas waterways is the responsibility of all boaters. Be better prepared for your next aquatic adventure by completing a boating safety course at Lake Cather...

May 14
- THRU - May 15

Cossatot River Weekend Adventure Tours

May 14
- May 15
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters for a weekend overnight adventure on the pristine Cossatot River. These adventures may include: kayaking, backpacking, fishing, hiking, camping, D...

May 21

Basic Fishing Workshop

May 21
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters to learn to catch fish - guaranteed! We'll discover how to select tackle, identify fish, cast, tie knots, choose bait, find fish, and clean your ca...

May 21

Historic Games Day

May 21
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
When was the last time you played croquet, jumped a potato sack race, or played marbles? Join the staff at Powhatan Historic State Park to play these games and enjoy the ...

May 27
- THRU - May 30

Kayak Tours

May 27
- May 30
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Enjoy guided kayak tours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days and discover the wild and scenic Cossatot River. Adventures depend on weather and river water levels. Ages 1...

May 28

Spring Kayak Float

May 28
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Little Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Little Maumelle River from one of the park's kayaks. This guided 4-1/2 mile float will provide an opportunity to see otherwise hidden sections of Pinnacle Mou...

Jun 01

Spring River Cleanup

Jun 01
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Join us on the Spring River to do a little trash pickup and have lots of fun! Park staff and volunteers will spend time canoeing a section of the river and cleaning it up...

Jun 03
- THRU - Jun 04

Night Hike on Cossatot River Corridor Trail

Jun 03
- Jun 04
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters on an adventurous night hike on the River Corridor Trail. Night hikes let you experience trails in a whole new way. Along the way we will stop at ...

Jun 04

National Trails Day

Jun 04
White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Beech Ridge Trailhead
In celebration of National Trails Day, the park is hosting a guided hike. Join a park interpreter for a nice hike along the 2-mile Beech Ridge Trail. Remember to wea...

Jun 04

Annual Chidren's Fishing Derby

Jun 04
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Day Use Area
Logoly State Park is proud to announce the Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby. The derby is open to children ages 5 to 15. Small children will be allowed to have an adult c...

Jun 04

National Trails Day

Jun 04
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Stop by the welcome center and sign up as a "registered" walker on National Trails Day. Walk 1 lap (6/10 of a mile) around the lake or more. The walker with the most...

Jun 04

National Trails Day

Jun 04
Lake Ouachita State Park, Mountain Pine
Visitor Center
In the United States, National Trails Day® (NTD) is the American Hiking Society's trail awareness program. Each year events are held to help promote awareness of the ...

Jun 04

Annual Kids Fishing Derby

Jun 04
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Davidsonville Historic State Park's Kids Fishing Derby is held every year on Trapper Lake. This is a great opportunity to get your kids outside and give them a chance to ...

Jun 04

Hiking Stick Workshop

Jun 04
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Kick off the summer season with an outdoor hiking adventure in Arkansas State Parks! What better way to embark on your next hiking adventure after creating your own hikin...

Jun 04

Kids Fishing Derby

Jun 04
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Environmental Education Pond
Hey kids, bring your parents down to the pond for a free fishing contest! There will be how-to-fish clinics, casting contests, free snacks, and lots of prizes. Prizes w...

Jun 10
- THRU - Jun 12

Free Fishing Weekend

Jun 10
- Jun 12
Lake Ouachita State Park, Mountain Pine
Visitor Center
Residents and nonresidents may fish this weekend from Friday at noon until midnight Sunday without fishing licenses or trout permits. Regulations for Arkansas waters appl...

Jun 10
- THRU - Jun 12

Kayak Tours

Jun 10
- Jun 12
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Enjoy guided kayak tours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days and discover the wild and scenic Cossatot River. Adventures depend on weather and river water levels. Ages 12 a...

Jun 11

Mountain Fishin’ Derby

Jun 11
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Boathouse
Hook, line, and sinker! See if you can catch a fish at Petit Jean State Park. This derby is open to children ages 15 and under. Parents may help, but the kids must do the...

Jun 11

Lee County Youth Fishing Derby

Jun 11
Mississippi River State Park, Marianna
Ranger Pond
Anglers ages 4-12 are invited to bring a fishing pole and join us for the Lee County Youth Fishing Derby. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will stock the Ranger Pond...

Jun 11

Family Fishing Tournament

Jun 11
Lake Frierson State Park, Jonesboro
Visitor Center/Boat Ramp
Join us for the 2nd Annual Lake Frierson Family Fishing Tournament. This is a bream and crappie tournament open to teams of up to 5 anglers. Teams need at least one ...

Jun 14
- THRU - Jun 17

Wilderness Explorers Day Camp

Jun 14
- Jun 17
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Older children ages 11-13 will enjoy this chance to explore the wilderness at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Camp activities may include canoe/kayak floats, extensive hiki...

Jun 15

Wild Women Wednesday

Jun 15
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Call for location
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Jun 17
- THRU - Jun 19

Annual Lake Greeson Days

Jun 17
- Jun 19
Daisy State Park, Kirby
Visitor Center
Join us for Lake Greeson Days! This event will include our 27th Annual Kids Fishing Derby as well as a variety of contests, programs, and tours. There will be prizes plus...

Jun 18

Perch Jerk Classic

Jun 18
Moro Bay State Park, Jersey
Visitor Center
This two person team tournament is always held the day before Father's Day. One team member must be at least 18 years of age. There is friendly competition but it is...

Jun 18

Kayaking 101

Jun 18
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Boathouse
Spend some time on the lake learning the basic paddling and kayaking maneuvers and then move to the Spring River after lunch. Kayaks, paddles, and life jackets provided.&...

Jun 18

Introduction to Kayaking Class

Jun 18
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Marina
Learn to kayak with an American Canoe Association certified instructor. No experience is necessary, but you should feel comfortable around water. Kayak, life jacket, and ...

Jun 19

Jr. Fishing Derby

Jun 19
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Golf Course Pond #7
Kids, grab your lucky fishing rod and get ready to reel in a “lunker.” This youth fishing derby takes place on Golf Course Pond #7, which will be stocked with...

Jun 19

Father's Day Fishing Tournament

Jun 19
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
Trout Dock
This just-for-fun trout tournament is designed for children and their fathers, grandfathers, or guardians. You may win prizes and certificates for a variety of wacky cate...

Jun 21
- THRU - Jun 24

4-Day Adventure Day Camp

Jun 21
- Jun 24
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Option 1: Wickes Union Bank, Option 2: Scotty's in Cove, Option 3: Visitor Center
Would you like your child to get outside more? During our 4-day camp explore the Cossatot River with hikes, adventure, close-up nature studies, and hands-on activities. ...

Jun 25

Sunset on the Mountain

Jun 25
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
A park interpreter will lead a hike up Pinnacle Mountain’s West Summit Trail for a special sunset viewing. This is a great hike for the whole family to get outdoors...

Jun 27
- THRU - Jun 30

Overnight Adventure Camp

Jun 27
- Jun 30
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Option 1: Wickes Union Bank, Option 2: Scotty's in Cove, Option 3: Visitor Center
We will be hiking, fishing, swimming, learning how to build fires correctly and exploring other state parks including Daisy, Queen Wilhelmina, and Crater of Diamonds. Sp...

Jul 01
- THRU - Jul 03

Kayak Tours

Jul 01
- Jul 03
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Enjoy guided kayak tours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days and discover the wild and scenic Cossatot River. Adventures depend on weather and river water levels. Ages 12 a...

Jul 01
- THRU - Jul 04

4th of July Weekend Celebration on the Cossatot River

Jul 01
- Jul 04
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
TBA
Join park interpreters for a weekend of fun programming, snorkeling, kayaking on the Cossatot River, and breakfast at the Sandbar as we welcome our coming Independence Da...

Jul 04

2nd Annual Freedom 5K Fun Run

Jul 04
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Lodge Island
Dust off those running shoes and join us for our second annual 4th of July Freedom 5K Fun Run! Grab your family and friends to run, jog, or walk this fun, m...

Jul 09

Picnic In The Park

Jul 09
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Mammoth Spring State Park is a place to have fun and be healthy. Bring your own picnic and spend some time hiking, kayaking, pedal boating, geocaching, or pick another fa...

Jul 09

Evening Canoe Float

Jul 09
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Ramp
Explore the Big Maumelle River with a park interpreter on this guided canoe float. Meet at the Big Maumelle Pavilion to experience the serenity of twilight as it slowly ...

Jul 09

Introduction to Kayaking Class

Jul 09
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Marina
Learn to kayak with an American Canoe Association certified instructor. No experience is necessary, but you should feel comfortable around water. Kayak, life jacket, and ...

Jul 13
- THRU - Jul 15

Wet and Wild Day Camp

Jul 13
- Jul 15
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Join us for fun exploring the “Wonders of Nature” as we explore the natural world around us. We will take hikes, kayak, experience wildlife, and much more. Th...

Aug 20

Kayaking 101

Aug 20
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Pedal Boat Rental Area
Spend some time on the lake learning the basic paddling and kayaking maneuvers and then move to the Spring River after lunch. Space is limited and reservations are requir...

Aug 20
- THRU - Aug 21

Geocaching Weekend

Aug 20
- Aug 21
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park all weekend to immerse you and your family into the world of geocaching. Learn about the Arkansas State Parks geocache tour and geocache...

Sep 03

Big Maumelle Canoe Float

Sep 03
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Ramp
Paddle your way through Pinnacle’s majestic lowland river while viewing large cypress trees and a variety of wildlife. Advance payment and registration are require...

Sep 05

Labor Day Kayak Float

Sep 05
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Ramp
Paddle your way through Pinnacle’s majestic lowland river while viewing large cypress trees and a variety of wildlife. Advance payment and registration are require...

Sep 17

Davidsonville Geocaching Scavenger Hunt

Sep 17
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Bring a GPS and your sense of adventure and take part in this fun scavenger hunt in the park. Sign up in teams of two and follow the clues to each coordinate in order to ...

Oct 15

6th Annual Half Marathon

Oct 15
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join us for the 6th annual half marathon along the banks of the beautiful and pristine Cossatot River. Challenge your abilities in the mountainous terrain of Cossatot Ri...

Nov 12
- THRU - Nov 13

Survival Skills Weekend

Nov 12
- Nov 13
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Start or add to your knowledge of surviving in the great outdoors. This weekend will be filled with survivor skills workshops such as map and compass, fire starting, she...

Dec 04

Hike in the Hills

Dec 04
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Challenge yourself with a guided hike to one of the seven peaks of Pinnacle Mountain State Park on this off-trail expedition. Wear sturdy shoes and bring lots of water!...

Dec 11

Hike in the Hills

Dec 11
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Challenge yourself with a guided hike to one of the seven peaks of Pinnacle Mountain State Park on this off-trail expedition. Wear sturdy shoes and bring lots of water!...

Dec 18

Hike in the Hills

Dec 18
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Challenge yourself with a guided hike to one of the seven peaks of Pinnacle Mountain State Park on this off-trail expedition. Wear sturdy shoes and bring lots of water!...