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Outdoor activities for adults and kids alike

Arkansas is ripe with outdoor adventure, from thrilling outdoor activities for adults to days full of outdoor fun for kids. Grab a bike and hit up a trail, hop in a kayak or canoe and explore a river for floating or just put on your walking shoes and check out Arkansas for some prime outdoor activities. For adults, there are cooking and photography workshops, survival skills courses and more, while fishing and the many biking and hiking trails Arkansas has to offer promise plenty of active outdoor fun for kids.

Search the outdoor events calendar below for ideas and find an excuse to get outside in Arkansas!
Apr 29 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Call for location
Join a park interpreter and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain's gorgeous trails. Please call for location. This h...
Apr 29 Wednesday

45th World Famous Armadillo Festival - Hamburg

4/29/2015 - 5/2/2015
403 C North Main, Hamburg
Town Square
Come out and enjoy the 45th Annual World Famous Armadillo Festival in Hamburg, Arkansas! We have arts & craft booths, carnival, food vendors, pageant, talent show, armadi...
Apr 30 Thursday

Pickin' in the Park - Wynne

4/30/2015 - 5/2/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Camp Area A
Pickin' in the Park is a music festival unlike any other. There are no set bands or set performance times, but there will be music throughout the day, every day. You are ...
May 1 Friday

Art on the Creek - Bella Vista

5/1/2015 - 5/2/2015
312 Town Center West, Bella Vista
Wishing Spring Gallery
Booths will be set up along McKisic Creek's walkway, inside The Studio building, as well as throughout the grounds of Wishing Spring Gallery. You can also visit the Galle...
May 1 Friday

Ozark Birders' Springtime Retreat - Bull Shoals

5/1/2015 - 5/3/2015
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
See springtime birds in action! Activities for everyone from beginner to advanced birders are available including guided walks, evening programs, basic birding clinics, l...
May 2 Saturday

Spring Kayak Float - Little Rock

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

Rock Porch Session featuring Donnie Mathis - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Monthly session featuring music by Donnie Mathis. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
May 2 Saturday

Kids' Fishing Derby - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Snack Bar
Teens and kids 15 and younger, try your luck in Lake Bennett at our annual fishing derby! A drawing at the end of the derby will be held for some excellent prizes. Trophi...
May 2 Saturday

Herb & Plant Sale - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Come see the herb garden and pick up a few plants for your garden or containers. Members of the 21st Century Club will be available to answer questions and help you pick ...
May 2 Saturday

Cossatot River Spring Festival - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area has invited local and state educational representatives with booths and programs for the young and old to explore....
May 2 Saturday

8th Annual Chamber of Commerce 5K/10K Fun Run/Walk - Marion

13 Military Road, Marion
Marion Sports Complex
Starting at 5 p.m., live music, children's activities, professional results with Stearns Race Timing....
May 2 Saturday

Resource Rendezvous Bicycle Rally - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-in pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park will be hosting a bicycle rally as part of the annual Resource Rendezvous event. Join us in celebrating the great outdoors. This bicycle rally ...
May 2 Saturday

Birder Weekend - West Fork

5/2/2015 - 5/3/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Devil's Den State Park
Join park staff and various bird enthusiasts as you discover the flying creatures that call the park their home. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced birder you w...
May 3 Sunday

Sunday Afternoon Bicycle Ride - Little Rock

14015 Windsor Road, Little Rock
Parking at bottom of River Mtn. Road, Little Rock
Weekly ride on the Arkansas River Trail in Little Rock and North Little Rock with an optional bakery stop. ...
May 5 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
May 6 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Call for location
Join a park interpreter and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain's gorgeous trails. Please call for location. This h...
May 7 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
May 7 Thursday

Discovery Days for Schools - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Picnic Area
This program is designed especially for school field trips. Programs will be offered throughout the picnic area which includes hikes around the Kingfisher Trail, interac...
May 8 Friday

Discovery Days for Schools - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Picnic Area
This program is designed especially for school field trips. Programs will be offered throughout the picnic area which includes hikes around the Kingfisher Trail, interac...
May 9 Saturday

Tourism Day - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Join us at the welcome center to celebrate National Tourism Week. The fun begins at 10 a.m. with free balloons, refreshments, prize drawings, and music. Grand p...
May 9 Saturday

Cane Creek Timberland - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 2
This is the third Annual Cane Creek Timberland Bike Race. The course is eight miles of fast-moving trails that run through the first hills of the Gulf Coastal Plain. The ...
May 9 Saturday

Mother's Day Dutch Oven Breakfast Feast - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Celebrate Mother's Day by bringing your mom to the park and treating her to a cast iron Dutch oven breakfast. Participants will learn how to use and care for Dutch ovens ...
May 9 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
May 9 Saturday

Star Gazing Party - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters to learn stories about the stars that may have been told around the campfire in ancient North America. Don’t worry if it’s cloudy &ndas...
May 9 Saturday

Reelin' on the Ridge Kids Fishing Derby - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
The Pond on 1 East
Village Creek State Park will host a fishing derby for kids ages 15 and under with the help of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commision. We have a small pond with easy access...
May 9 Saturday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 9 Saturday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 9 Saturday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 9 Saturday

16th Annual Spring Fling Hang Glider Fly In - Dardanelle

5/9/2015 - 5/10/2015
Mount Nebo State Park, Dardanelle
Visitor Center
Join the Central Arkansas Mountain Pilots as they celebrate the official start of flying season! Watch and learn as they set up and launch from the top of Mount Nebo. You...
May 9 Saturday

Cossatot River Weekend Adventure - Wickes

5/9/2015 - 5/10/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters for a weekend overnight adventure on the pristine Cossatot River. These adventures can include kayaking, backpacking, fishing, hiking, camping, Dut...
May 10 Sunday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 10 Sunday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 10 Sunday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 12 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
May 13 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Call for location
Join a park interpreter and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain's gorgeous trails. Please call for location. This h...
May 14 Thursday

Discovery Days for Schools - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Picnic Area
This program is designed especially for school field trips. Programs will be offered throughout the picnic area which includes hikes around the Kingfisher Trail, interac...
May 15 Friday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 15 Friday

Discovery Days for Schools - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Picnic Area
This program is designed especially for school field trips. Programs will be offered throughout the picnic area that includes hikes around the Kingfisher Trail, interact...
May 15 Friday

Greek Food Festival - Little Rock

5/15/2015 - 5/17/2015
1100 Napa Valley Drive, Little Rock
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday & Saturday. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday....
May 15 Friday

Endangered Species Weekend - West Fork

5/15/2015 - 5/17/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Devil's Den State Park
Enjoy a weekend of celebrating some special wild creatures! There will be fun activities and various guest speakers to help us learn about some of nature’...
May 16 Saturday

Pickin' In The Park - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Bring your lawn chair and come to play or just to listen to a little gospel, old-time country, and bluegrass music at the welcome center. Professionals and amateurs ...
May 16 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 16 Saturday

Garvan Woodland Gardens "Hollerin' at Hoot Owls" Children's Night Hike - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Pavillion
Former education coordinator and state park interpreter Megan Bradshaw returns for another of her excellent children’s night hikes. On this evening adventure, kids learn ...
May 16 Saturday

Historic Women's Skills Workshop - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Girl power time! Come learn skills practiced by the past females of Parkin in this workshop tailored specifically for women. Activities will include fiber arts, fire star...
May 16 Saturday

Spring Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society will provide teles...
May 16 Saturday

10th Annual Syllamo's Revenge-Mountain Bike Challenge - Mountain View

P.O. Box 133, Mountain View
40+ miles of awesome mountain biking through the beautiful Ozark Mountains offering changing scenery and beautiful views of the White River Valley and Sylamore Creek Vall...
May 16 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
May 16 Saturday

Creepy, Crawly, Slimy, Scaly Weekend - Wynne

5/16/2015 - 5/17/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Join us to discover the residents of the park that crawl, creep, and slither. We will have guided hikes, presentations, crafts, and games to introduce the most misun...
May 16 Saturday

Gaston's Fly Fishing School - Lakeview

5/16/2015 - 5/17/2015
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...
May 16 Saturday

Berry Picking at Wye Mountain Flowers and Berries - Wye

5/16/2015 - 8/1/2015
20309 Hwy 113, Wye
Wye Mountain Flowers and Berries is a U-Pick farm where people can enjoy a morning picking their own "berry" healthy, delicious blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries...
May 17 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 17 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
May 17 Sunday

Sunset Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Experience the vibrant colors of the setting sun while cruising over the calm waters of Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. A park interpreter will serve a...
May 19 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
May 20 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Call for location
Join a park interpreter and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain's gorgeous trails. Please call for location. This h...
May 21 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
May 21 Thursday

Talimena Motorcycle Rally "Cruisin For St. Jude" - Texarkana

5/21/2015 - 5/24/2015
PO Box 739, Texarkana
Arkansas Convention Center
Motorcycle Rally with two group rides, five places, points run, five meals (included with registration fee), two bands & prizes. Proceeds benefiting St. Jude's Research H...
May 22 Friday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 22 Friday

24th Annual Dinosaur Festival - Nashville

5/22/2015 - 5/23/2015
1301 West Johnson Street, Nashville
Nashville City Park
This festival features a 5K Glow Run on Friday night and a large ASA softball tournament, Dino Dig, bounce houses, games and more including Trax the Dinosaur on Saturday....
May 22 Friday

Memorial Day Weekend - Mena

5/22/2015 - 5/24/2015
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
Join us for a weekend of fun as we start our summer season. Fun filled nature and history-related programs will be available for the whole family. Contact the park for a ...
May 23 Saturday

Spring Kayak Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Little Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Little Maumelle River in springtime from one of the park's kayaks. This guided 4-1/2 mile float will provide an opportunity to see otherwise hidden sections ...
May 23 Saturday

Spring Music in the Park - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 1
Cane Creek State Park invites you to an evening of gospel music in the park. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy this relaxing, spring evening of live music! Please contact t...
May 23 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
May 23 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 23 Saturday

Fishing on the Ridge Derby - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Walcott Lake

Bring your fishing pole, bait, and enthusiasm to put your fishing skills to the test! Walcott Lake will be stocked with hundreds of catfish courtesy ...

May 23 Saturday

Memorial Day Madness - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Lake Ponder Swimming Beach
Bring your friends and family to Crowley’s Ridge State Park and kick off the start of summer with recreational activities, interpretive programs, swimming, and peda...
May 23 Saturday

Heritage Park Fishing Rodeo - Piggott

161 E Pfeiffer, Piggott
Heritage Park Fishing Rodeo is for children up to the age of 15 and senior citizens over the age of 60....
May 23 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

216 Bryant Road, Hot Springs
216 Bryant Road - travel 5 miles from downtown Hot Springs on Park Avenue, turn left on Highway 7 North, go about 1 mile, turn right Bryant Road and go 2 blocks.
29th Season Opening Concert features down-home southern gospel music, bluegrass gospel and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nestled in the hea...
May 23 Saturday

"Cruzin the Bay" Car Show - Fairfield Bay

110 Village PL. 2C, Fairfield Bay
Village Mall across from Conference Center
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Trophies for all categories. Food, drinks, music, fun. ...
May 23 Saturday

Memorial Day Celebration - Bull Shoals

5/23/2015 - 5/25/2015
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
This weekend will be filled with activities for the entire family as we remember and honor those who gave their lives protecting the freedom of our country, as well as th...
May 24 Sunday

Spring Canoe Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Little Maumelle Boat Launch
Take off from the Little Maumelle boat launch and experience the beauty of spring on this guided 4-1/2 mile float. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 24 Sunday

Bull Shoals Boat Poker Run - Bull Shoals

PO Box 748 , Bull Shoals
Bull Shoals Marina
Come join our 5th Annual Boat Poker run on Bull Shoals Lake. Cash prize for first place and many other prizes! All proceeds go to Bull Shoals Firework show for 2015. T-sh...
May 24 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 24 Sunday

Mustangs on the Mountain - Morrilton

8 Jones Lane, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Annual show & shine event, all year models accepted. Door prizes and awards presented, food concessions....
May 25 Monday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 25 Monday

Veterans Celebration - Marvell

905 Carruth Ave., Marvell
Tri-County Fair Grounds Pavillion
11 a.m. Celebration honoring all veterans who proudly served our country. It's a wonderful opportunity to say thank you. Lunch served following the program....
May 26 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
May 27 Wednesday

Spring River Cleanup - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Spend the day on the Spring River having lots fun while cleaning the river up. Park staff and volunteers will spend the day canoeing a section of the river and clean...
May 27 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Call for location
Join a park interpreter and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain's gorgeous trails. Please call for location. This h...
May 29 Friday

2015 Mudtown Days Celebration - Lowell

5/29/2015 - 5/30/2015
216 N. Lincoln Street, Lowell
Ward Nail Park
Good music, good food and lots of fun for the family. Car show, rides, youth talent contest, fireworks and more. ...
May 30 Saturday

Annual Peak to Peak Poker Run - Mena

Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
Starting Point: Queen Wilhelmina State Park Lodge
This motorcycle ride starts at Queen Wilhelmina State Park and rumbles through the Ouachita Mountains to Mount Magazine State Park. Registration starts at 9 a.m. under t...
May 30 Saturday

Little Maumelle Kayaking Adventure - Little Rock

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 Mo...
May 30 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
May 30 Saturday

24th Annual Dinosaur Festival - Baseball Tournament - Nashville

1301 West Johnson Street, Nashville
Nashville City Park
Large youth baseball tournament at the park....
Jun 1 Monday

Great Outdoors Month - Morrilton

6/1/2015 - 6/30/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Petit Jean State Park's interpretive staff will be offering a variety of activities daily throughout the month of June, with a special focus on the great outdoors. Enjoy ...
Jun 2 Tuesday

Boater Education Class - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Learn about Arkansas's safe boating laws and practices in this two evening class. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat, must h...
Jun 2 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jun 2 Tuesday

Cossatot River Adventure Day Camp - Wickes

6/2/2015 - 6/4/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Would you like your child to get outside more? During our three-day camp we will explore the Cossatot River with hikes, adventures, close-up nature studies, hands on acti...
Jun 4 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win....
Jun 4 Thursday

Boater Education Class - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Learn about Arkansas's safe boating laws and practices in this two evening class. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat, must h...
Jun 5 Friday

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Join the craft workshop on the 1st Friday of June, July, and August to explore American Indian arts and crafts. We will make American Indian games on th...
Jun 5 Friday

34th Portfest "Rollin' on the River" Festival - Newport

6/5/2015 - 6/6/2015
201 Hazel Street, Newport
Jacksonport State Park
Held on the banks of the White River at Jacksonport State Park, Portfest features national rock and country acts, family attractions and a beautiful setting. Hosted by th...
Jun 6 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jun 6 Saturday

Kayak Tour - Helena-West Helena

Delta Heritage Trail State Park, Helena-West Helena
Visitor Center
Come explore the calm waters and grand cypress trees of Old Town Lake. Space is limited so please call the park at (870) 572-2352 at least 2 days before the tour to make ...
Jun 6 Saturday

National Trails Day - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Celebrate and enjoy Petit Jean’s 20-plus miles of trails! This day will be filled with hikes and hiking related programs for all ages. Contact the park for a schedu...
Jun 6 Saturday

Free Kid's Fishing Derby - McNeil

Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center

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...

Jun 6 Saturday

Summer Star Party - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Swim Beach
State parks can be a great place to stargaze because they are often far from urban light pollution. Volunteers from the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society have telesco...
Jun 6 Saturday

Hiking Stick Workshop - Russellville

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 6 Saturday

Kids' Fishing Derby - Little Rock

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 wil...
Jun 6 Saturday

Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament - Greenwood

#16 Town Square, Greenwood
This is a 4-person scramble. Money for 1st and 2nd places for each flight winners. Lots of door prizes, free lunch....
Jun 6 Saturday

Annual Commissary Kiwanis Fishing Derby - Fort Smith

8300 Wells Lake Road, Fort Smith
Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center
Ages 2-15 are invited to participate. Check in begins at 8 a.m. with weigh-in at 11 a.m. and lots of prizes....
Jun 6 Saturday

Rock Porch Session - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
Jun 6 Saturday

142nd Annual Southern Memorial Day - Fayetteville

13517 Rennic Road, Fayetteville
Since 1873, the Southern Memorial Association of Washington County has paid tribute to the 600+ Confederate soldiers buried in Fayetteville's Confederate Cemetery. Guest ...
Jun 6 Saturday

National Trails Day - Bismarck

DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Here it is! It rolls around just once a year. One day set aside to celebrate our nation's trails by getting out and hiking, biking, paddling, or some other form of transp...
Jun 6 Saturday

National Trails Day Walk - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Participate in National Trails Day by registering and walking at least one lap (0.6 mile) around the lake! The walker with the most laps for the day will win a ...
Jun 6 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jun 7 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jun 8 Monday

Explorers Nature Camp - Bull Shoals

6/8/2015 - 6/10/2015
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
This three day, one night experience is designed to introduce kids ages 7-9 to the wonders of our natural world. Campers explore the Ozarks through a variety of experienc...
Jun 8 Monday

Outdoor Adventure Day Camp - Wynne

6/8/2015 - 6/10/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Village Creek State Park will host a day camp for children ages 7-9. This camp includes a variety of educational and recreational programs designed to get your child outs...
Jun 8 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session I - McNeil

6/8/2015 - 6/11/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Each child will participate in four fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will ...
Jun 9 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jun 9 Tuesday

Terrestrials Day Camp - Star City

6/9/2015 - 6/11/2015
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
Walk on over to this summer camp for kids age 7-13 and you will find a world of hidden mysteries. No, we are not talking about extraterrestrials, but rather terrestrials....
Jun 9 Tuesday

Cossatot River Overnight Adventure Camp - Wickes

6/9/2015 - 6/11/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Do you want to go on a great adventure? Join Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area on our overnight camp! We will be hiking, fishing, fire building, swimming, and more. ...
Jun 9 Tuesday

Nature Explorer's Day Camp - Little Rock

6/9/2015 - 6/12/2015
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
This “nature detective” camp is designed for kids ages 7-10. There are four days of hikes, visiting with live animals, nature programs, and more! Advance paym...
Jun 10 Wednesday

Nature at Night Day Camp - Russellville

6/10/2015 - 6/12/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
The camp is open to kids ages 8-12 and will be held 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Friday camp will be held from 3 p.m. -10 p.m. so that campers will ge...
Jun 12 Friday

59th Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival - Warren

6/12/2015 - 6/13/2015
104 North Myrtle, Warren
Bradley County Court Square
The Pink Tomato Festival is the oldest continous festival in Arkansas. The All Tomato Luncheon and the Tomato Eating Contest are just part of this famous festival. Lones...
Jun 12 Friday

Bat-O-Rama XXVI - West Fork

6/12/2015 - 6/14/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Join park staff and guests for some great family fun as we celebrate one of the most beneficial but misunderstood creatures in the world……BATS! Sp...
Jun 13 Saturday

Rewind the 50s Sock Hop and Street Dance - Cherokee Village

5 Kamian Lane, Cherokee Village
Celebration Central - Across from City Hall and Town Center
7 p.m. This street dance features a DJ. Prizes awarded for best costume design from the 1950s and in several dance categories....
Jun 13 Saturday

Father's Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
Bring Dad out for a day on Lake Maumelle. A park interpreter will lead a cruise on the park’s pontoon boat to view beautiful landscapes, historic structures, a...
Jun 13 Saturday

Father's Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
Bring Dad out for a day on Lake Maumelle. A park interpreter will lead a cruise on the park’s pontoon boat to view beautiful landscapes, historic structures, a...
Jun 13 Saturday

4th Annual Tri-the-Village Sprint Triathlon - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Balboa Pavilion
Features a 500-yard swim, 13.5-mile cycle ride, and 3.5-mile run. Participate as an individual or part of a relay team. Registration available online. Even if you don’t c...
Jun 13 Saturday

Phillips County Fishing Rodeo - Lexa

St. Francis National Forest, Lexa
St. Francis National Forest
Ages 4-12 can participate in the rodeo with poles only, no reels. All participating children will receive a prize. Early sign-up begins at 7 a.m., and the rodeo starts at...
Jun 13 Saturday

Annual Kids' Fishing Derby - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
History Cabin
Bring the kids and let them try out their fishing skills at the park's annual fishing derby. Fishing will begin at 8 a.m. and close at 11 a.m. with prizes awarded&nb...
Jun 13 Saturday

A Time to Shine Parade - Cherokee Village

5 Kamian Lane, Cherokee Village
Celebration Central - Across from City Hall and Town Center
This parade begins with a grand procession featuring a flag from every state, 20 countries, and branches of the military. Chair Trophy goes to the float most representati...
Jun 13 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jun 13 Saturday

A Diamond in the Ozarks Treasure Hunt™ - Cherokee Village

5 Kamian Lane, Cherokee Village
Celebration Central - Across from City Hall and Town Center
Join the fun where the prize is a diamond with an estimated value of $5,000. Whether you enjoy architecture, nature, hiking, golfing, swimming, gems, tennis, floating, o...
Jun 13 Saturday

Mountain Fishin' Derby - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Hook, line, and sinker! See if you can catch a fish at Petit Jean State Park. The derby will be open to children ages 15 and under. Parents are welcome to help, but the k...
Jun 14 Sunday

Father's Day Sunset Canoe Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Big Maumelle River with Dad as nighttime unfolds. Possible sights and sounds for the night include bats, coyotes, deer, owls, beavers, and maybe even the elus...
Jun 15 Monday

Gaston's Fly Fishing School - Lakeview

6/15/2015 - 6/16/2015
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...
Jun 15 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session II - McNeil

6/15/2015 - 6/18/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
Kids ages 7-12 will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will learn the basics of conservation...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Archeology Daycamp - Scott

6/16/2015 - 6/18/2015
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Campers ages 8-12 will dig deeper into Arkansas’s past and learn that it is not what you find, but what you find out. Learn excavation and laboratory techniques and...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Plunge into Aquatics Day Camp - Star City

6/16/2015 - 6/18/2015
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
Plunge into this summer camp for kids ages 7-13 and discover the myriad of wonders that dwell beneath the waters of Cane Creek Lake. Learn the different types of fish the...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Wilderness Explorer's Day Camp - Little Rock

6/16/2015 - 6/19/2015
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Older children, ages 11-13, will enjoy this chance to explore nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Camp activities may include canoe/kayak floats, extensive hiking, an...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Petit Jean 57th Annual Car Show & Swap Meet - Morrilton

6/16/2015 - 6/20/2015
8 Jones Lane, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles
Over 1,500 spaces available with cars, parts, antiques, arts & crafts, a little something for everyone. On Saturday, Antique Car Show judging begins at 11 a.m. on the sho...
Jun 16 Tuesday

57th Annual Auto Show and Swap Meet - Morrilton

6/16/2015 - 6/20/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles
This annual Antique Car show is co-hosted by the Mid-American Old Time Automobile Association and the Museum of Automobiles on Petit Jean Mountain. Classic and vintage ve...
Jun 17 Wednesday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jun 17 Wednesday

History and Adventure Camp - Pocahontas

6/17/2015 - 6/19/2015
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Looking for something for the kids to do during the summer? Sign them up for this fun and educational day camp. In celebration of Davidsonville's 200th anniversary there ...
Jun 17 Wednesday

Settlers Day Camp - Scott

6/17/2015 - 6/19/2015
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
This pioneer retreat will take your kids out for a blast into the past with a thrilling three-day camp for children ages 8-12. Join a park interpreter in this fun-filled ...
Jun 17 Wednesday

Children’s Day Camp – Ages 8-12 - Parkin

6/17/2015 - 6/19/2015
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
At this camp, youngsters will join the staff from Parkin Archeological State Park for three days of fun and learning. Part of the camp will happen right here at Parkin Ar...
Jun 17 Wednesday

38th Annual Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival - Waldron

6/17/2015 - 6/20/2015
9423 Hwy 250, Waldron
Turkey Track Bluegrass Park
Features 16 bluegrass and bluegrass gospel bands....
Jun 18 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Jun 18 Thursday

44th Smackover Oil Town Festival - Smackover

6/18/2015 - 6/20/2015
710 Pershing Hwy , Smackover
Tennyson Park
Celebrating our oil heritage with events including 5K run, rib cook-off, rod wrenching contest, arm wrestling contest, horseshoes, duck race, live entertainment, arts & c...
Jun 19 Friday

Trout Days - Bull Shoals

6/19/2015 - 6/20/2015
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
The White River is one of the nation's finest trout streams. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, there is something here for you! Activities include trout-cooking dem...
Jun 19 Friday

Surf the Bay Arkansas's Premier Watersports Event - Fairfield Bay

6/19/2015 - 6/20/2015
P.O. Box 1370, Fairfield Bay
Fairfield Bay Marina
Watersports festival featuring wakesurfing, flyboarding, paddle boards and kayaks. Live music, food and family fun....
Jun 19 Friday

Annual Lake Greeson Days - Kirby

6/19/2015 - 6/21/2015
Daisy State Park, Kirby
Daisy State Park
Join us for Lake Greeson Days! This event will include our Annual Kids Fishing Derby as well as a variety of contests, programs, and tours! There will be prizes awarded f...
Jun 20 Saturday

23rd Annual Perch Jerk Classic - Jersey

Moro Bay State Park, Jersey
Moro Bay State Park
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 gea...
Jun 20 Saturday

Summer Solstice Celebration - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Celebrate the arrival of summer with an array of outdoor activities for the whole family. Try your hand at using primitive style weapons, create and tak...
Jun 20 Saturday

Summer Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...
Jun 20 Saturday

Little Maumelle Kayaking Excursion - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Little Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Little Maumelle River from one of the park’s kayaks. This guided 4.5-mile float provides an opportunity to see otherwise hidden sections of Pinnacle Mou...
Jun 20 Saturday

Kayaking 101 - Mammoth Spring

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...
Jun 20 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jun 20 Saturday

Cossatot River Weekend Adventure - Wickes

6/20/2015 - 6/21/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters for a weekend overnight adventure on the pristine Cossatot River. These adventures can include kayaking, backpacking, fishing, hiking, camping, Dut...
Jun 21 Sunday

Sunset Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
Experience the vibrant colors of the setting sun while cruising over the calm waters of Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. A park interpreter serves as you...
Jun 21 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
Jun 21 Sunday

Jr. Fishing Derby - Bismarck

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 21 Sunday

Father's Day Fishing Tournament - Bull Shoals

Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
This just-for-fun trout tournament is designed for children and their fathers, grandfathers, or guardians. You may win prizes and certificates for a variet...
Jun 22 Monday

Walmart NWA Championship - Rogers

317 W Walnut, Rogers
Pinnacle Country Club
Official LPGA Tour Event featuring 144 of the top female golfers in the world....
Jun 22 Monday

Outdoor Adventure Day Camp - Wynne

6/22/2015 - 6/24/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Sign your child up for an outdoor adventure! This session is for children ages 10-12. This camp includes a variety of educational and recreational programs designed ...
Jun 22 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session III - McNeil

6/22/2015 - 6/25/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Kids participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will learn the ...
Jun 23 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jun 23 Tuesday

Adventure Day Camp - Greenbrier

6/23/2015 - 6/25/2015
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
This camp will introduce boys ages 7-11 to the wonders of the natural world. Through a variety of experiences including hiking, camping skills, kayaking, crafting, nature...
Jun 26 Friday

Mount Magazine Butterfly Festival XIX - Paris

6/26/2015 - 6/27/2015
Mount Magazine State Park, Paris
Our future flies on the wings of pollinators! Enjoy this popular family-friendly nature festival with seminars, hikes, plant sale, garden tours, insect exhibits, a live a...
Jun 26 Friday

Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza - Little Rock

6/26/2015 - 6/28/2015
603 South Pulaski, Little Rock
Arkansas River
Arkansas's largest amateur big bass tournament spans 300 miles of eligible fishing from Fort Smith to Dumas — the entire length of the Arkansas River within the state’s b...
Jun 27 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

216 Bryant Road, Hot Springs
216 Bryant Road - travel 5 miles from downtown Hot Springs on Park Avenue, turn left on Highway 7 North, go about 1 mile, turn right Bryant Road and go 2 blocks.
Concert featuring down-home southern gospel music, bluegrass gospel and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nestled in the heart of the Ouachita ...
Jun 27 Saturday

Sunset on the Mountain - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
West Summit Trailhead
A park interpreter will be leading 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 ou...
Jun 27 Saturday

Street Dance - Springdale

1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
6 p.m. Grab the kids and kick up your heels for a boot scootin’ time in downtown. There will be pony and stagecoach rides for kids. The Boston Mountain Playboys will perf...
Jun 27 Saturday

14th Annual Jubilee in June Festival - Hatfield

PO Box 6, Hatfield
Hatfield City Park
Begins with a parade at 10 a.m., live music all day, BBQ cook-off, vendors, games, and fireworks show at dark....
Jun 27 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jun 27 Saturday

The Great American Backyard Campout - Wickes

6/27/2015 - 6/28/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Come campout in our backyard! Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area is a perfect place to celebrate this great American tradition. This event will provide a fun-filled e...
Jun 28 Sunday

Star-gazing Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View the stars while we cruise aboard our tour boat on Lake Maumelle near Pinnacle Mountain. A park interpreter serves as your pilot and guide to learn about stars, const...
Jun 30 Tuesday

Rodeo Slack Performance - Springdale

1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
5 p.m. Join us for a sneak peak of the next four nights of fun at Rodeo of the Ozarks. Contestants enter in timed events only. With some 500 competitors, it is challengin...
Jun 30 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jul 2 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Jul 2 Thursday

Stars & Stripes Festival - Hot Springs Village

7/2/2015 - 7/4/2015
895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Balboa Pavilion
July 4th celebration includes a variety of activities ending with a fantastic free fireworks display at Balboa Beach at dusk on Saturday....
Jul 3 Friday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 3 Friday

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Join us on the 1st Friday of July to create American Indian arts and crafts. We will make and take home a gourd craft. All materials are provided!<...
Jul 4 Saturday

14th Annual Ventris Trail's End Resort's Fireworks Display - Garfield

9484 SimrellDrive, Garfield
Just South of marker "8" on Beaver Lake
The 14th Annual Ventris Trail's End Resort's Fireworks Display honors and celebrates our nation's independence. Listen to patriotic music as thousands of fireworks light...
Jul 4 Saturday

Craft Day for Kids - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Catch a glimpse of what life was like throughout history in Parkin by creating fun crafts. Whether they make an arrowhead necklace to learn about the Mississippian Indian...
Jul 4 Saturday

Rodeo Parade - Springdale

PO Box 1909, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Join us to observe a patriotic display of cowgirls, floats, bands, entertainment and candy for the kiddos at our Rodeo kick off parade, Beginning at 10:00 am, at the rode...
Jul 4 Saturday

Thunder on Thunderbird 2015 - Cherokee Village

10 Kusa Circle, Cherokee Village
Lake Thunderbird Marina
Largest Fourth of July fireworks show in Arkansas. Patriotic boat parade and a must see to believe take your breath away helicopter airshow over beautiful Lake Thunderbir...
Jul 4 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 4 Saturday

Fun for the Fourth - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Lake Ponder Swimming Beach

Celebrate the Fourth of July with interpretive programs, swimming, pedal boats, and games while listening to music provided by a D.J. on the beach. Standard fees for s...

Jul 4 Saturday

July 4th Fun and Games Day - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Join the park staff for an “old-fashioned” celebration of our nation’s birthday! Numerous fun, family oriented games, contests and other activities will...
Jul 4 Saturday

Independence Day Parade and Celebration - Horseshoe Bend

1311 Strawberry Dr, Horseshoe Bend
Chamber Office
Small town parade starts at 10 a.m., ice cream social, pool party, flotilla on Crown Lake, fireworks at dusk....
Jul 4 Saturday

Fireworks Celebration - Altus

PO Box 126, Altus
Altus City Park
Beautiful fireworks show. Food, drinks, and good times with family and friends....
Jul 4 Saturday

4th of July Celebration - Pine Bluff

PIne Bluff Convention & Visitors Bureau, Pine Bluff
Food vendors open at 2 p.m. Music starts 5 p.m. Southeast Arkansas's largest fireworks display starts at 9:05 p.m. Event sponsored by Simmons Bank & Relyance Bank. Ba...
Jul 4 Saturday

Deer 4th of July Celebration - Deer

Hwy 16 Box 10, Deer
Deer School
Deer Volunteer Fire Department's old-fashioned 4th of July Celebration begins at 2 p.m. with plenty of food and ice cream, bingo, horseshoe tournaments, and other activit...
Jul 4 Saturday

Independence Day Games and Races - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
Having fun competing at cracker whistling, sack racing, egg carrying, and the watermelon seed spitting contest.  Free ice cold watermelon for everyone to enjoy on a ...
Jul 4 Saturday

July 4th 5K Freedom Fest Run/Walk - Greenwood

#16 Town Square, Greenwood
Runners from all over compete with more than 350 participants. A prize is given for the most patriotic apparel....
Jul 4 Saturday

July 4th Freedom Fest - Greenwood

#14 Town Square, Greenwood
Town Square
Start the 4th with a pancake breakfast, move on to trolley rides and musical entertainment all day. Numerous vendor booths, free lunch and end the day with an awesome fir...
Jul 4 Saturday

Community Fireworks Display - Russellville

Russellville Recreation & Parks Dept., Russellville
Old Post Park
Bring your family, and enjoy the best fireworks display in the area. The show begins at 9:25 p.m. ...
Jul 4 Saturday

15th Annual Star Spangled Spectacular - Camden

1283 Hwy 278, Camden
Gates open at 6 p.m. with festivities starting at 7 p.m. Enjoy a fun evening with family and friends as we celebrate God and country. And of course a great fireworks show...
Jul 4 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jul 4 Saturday

July 4th Island Festival - Bismarck

DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Lodge Island
Come celebrate Independence Day with us here in the park this year! Plenty of programs and activities will be offered throughout the day to keep you busy, cool, and havin...
Jul 4 Saturday

Fun on the Fourth - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
West Summit Recreation Area
Celebrate and cool off on this 4th of July at Pinnacle Mountain State Park! Join the park interpreters for a day full of wet and wild games for the whole family. There wi...
Jul 5 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 5 Sunday

Star-gazing Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View the stars while we cruise aboard our tour boat on Lake Maumelle. A park interpreter serves as your pilot and guide to learn about stars, constellations, and satellit...
Jul 6 Monday

Ozark Explorers Camp - Mountainburg

7/6/2015 - 7/7/2015
Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Visitor Center
Campers ages 8-14 are invited to join us for two days and one night of fun, adventure, and learning. Our amazing outdoor experience includes kayaking, fishing,&nbs...
Jul 6 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session IV - McNeil

7/6/2015 - 7/9/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Each child will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will...
Jul 7 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jul 7 Tuesday

Survivor Skills Day Camp - Star City

7/7/2015 - 7/9/2015
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
This summer camp is for kids ages 7-13 to show nature survival skills in the wild. Cooking over an open fire, navigating a course through open woods, building shelter usi...
Jul 7 Tuesday

Adventure Day Camp - Greenbrier

7/7/2015 - 7/9/2015
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
This camp will introduce girls ages 7-11 to the wonders of our natural world. Through a variety of experiences including hiking, camping skills, kayaking, crafting, natur...
Jul 7 Tuesday

History Detectives Day Camp - Powhatan

7/7/2015 - 7/9/2015
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Become a history detective this summer at Powhatan Historic State Park! Kids ages 7-12 are invited to explore the lives of 19th century children through living history de...
Jul 11 Saturday

Picnic In The Park - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Pavilion
Fix a healthy picnic lunch or pick something up from one of the local eateries and come enjoy all that the park and nature have to offer. We will eat at the pavilion...
Jul 11 Saturday

Canoeing 101 - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Canoes were an important mode of transportation on the frontier and they are a popular form of recreation today. Come on your own or bring a friend and spend some ti...
Jul 11 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jul 11 Saturday

River Clean up - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Lake Dardanelle State Park is providing an opportunity on National River Cleanup Day for people to come together to make a big impact. Volunteers are needed for the 5th A...
Jul 11 Saturday

Picnic in the Park - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Bring a picnic to the park and spend some time outdoors enjoying nature. Use one of the picnic tables next to Trapper Lake, spread a blanket on the grass or rent one of o...
Jul 11 Saturday

Evening Canoe Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
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 c...
Jul 13 Monday

Outdoor Adventure Day Camp - Wynne

7/13/2015 - 7/15/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Sign your child up for an outdoor adventure! This session is for children ages 7-9. This camp includes a variety of educational and recreational programs designed to get ...
Jul 14 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jul 14 Tuesday

Discovery Day Camp - Star City

7/14/2015 - 7/16/2015
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
This annual summer camp, for kids ages 5-9, will get your child excited about nature with a variety of hands-on activities including arts and crafts, animal programs, hik...
Jul 14 Tuesday

Discovery Day Camp - Jersey

7/14/2015 - 7/16/2015
Moro Bay State Park, Jersey
Visitor Information Center
This annual summer camp for kids ages 7-13 provides a fun way to get your child excited about nature with a variety of hands-on activities, including arts and c...
Jul 15 Wednesday

Valley Voyage Day Camp - Russellville

7/15/2015 - 7/17/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
The camp is open to kids ages 8-12. Camp registration includes meals and supplies. Campers will delve into the history of the area through activities and fun in our Valle...
Jul 15 Wednesday

Adventure Daycamp - Scott

7/15/2015 - 7/17/2015
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Kids ages 8-12 who enjoy energetic outdoor adventures are invited to take part in this camp. Day campers will participate in programs on animals and crafts, go canoeing, ...
Jul 16 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Jul 17 Friday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 18 Saturday

32nd Annual MightyMite Triathlon - Forrest City

769 S. Cooper, Forrest City
Village Creek State Park
MightyMite Triathlon is a sprint triathlon in Forrest City comprised of a 1/3-mile swim, 13-mile bike, and 3-mile run. This fun, beginner friendly race starts at Village ...
Jul 18 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jul 18 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 19 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 19 Sunday

Sunset Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
Experience the vibrant colors of the setting sun while cruising over the calm waters of Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. A park interpreter serves as you...
Jul 19 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
Jul 20 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session V - McNeil

7/20/2015 - 7/23/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Each child will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will...
Jul 21 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jul 22 Wednesday

Youth Day Camp – Ages 13-16 - Parkin

7/22/2015 - 7/24/2015
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Teenagers, tour Parkin and some of northeast Arkansas’s other unique parks. There will be activities like kayaking, fishing, swimming, hiking, crafts, and even a fe...
Jul 24 Friday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 25 Saturday

29th Annual World Championship Cardboard Races - Heber Springs

1001 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Sandy Beach
Races begin at 10 a.m. Boats of all shapes and sizes made of cardboard compete for speed and design. Titanic Award for the most dramatic sinking. Great food vendors, wate...
Jul 25 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 25 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

216 Bryant Road, Hot Springs
216 Bryant Road - travel 5 miles from downtown Hot Springs on Park Avenue, turn left on Highway 7 North, go about 1 mile, turn right Bryant Road and go 2 blocks.
Concert featuring down-home southern gospel music, bluegrass gospel and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nestled in the heart of the Ouachita ...
Jul 25 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jul 26 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 26 Sunday

Star-gazing Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View the stars while we cruise aboard our tour boat on Lake Maumelle near Pinnacle Mountain. A park interpreter serves as your pilot and guide to learn about stars, const...
Jul 27 Monday

Gaston's Fly Fishing School - Lakeview

7/27/2015 - 7/28/2015
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...
Jul 27 Monday

Outdoor Adventure Day Camp - Wynne

7/27/2015 - 7/29/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Sign your child up for an outdoor adventure! This session is for children ages 10-12. This camp includes a variety of educational and recreational programs designed to ge...
Jul 28 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Jul 28 Tuesday

Discovery Day Camp: 3 Days, 5 Parks - Paragould

7/28/2015 - 7/30/2015
Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Visitor Center
During this fun filled educational day camp children ages 7-12 can join Arkansas State Park interpreters to explore 5 different area parks including Crowley's Ridge State...
Jul 30 Thursday

74th Annual Johnson County Peach Festival - Clarksville

7/30/2015 - 8/1/2015
P. O. Box 517, Clarksville
Courthouse
Events include banana split contest, scavenger hunt, Cinema on the Square, Diaper Derby, bicycle obstacle course, helicopter tours, skateboard competition, peach cobbler ...
Aug 1 Saturday

Rock Porch Session - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
Aug 1 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Aug 1 Saturday

History Canoe Float - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Join park staff for a celebration of Davidsonville's 200th anniversary with a history themed float on the Black River from Davidsonville to Powhatan. We will stop along t...
Aug 1 Saturday

Hooray for Herps! Weekend - Little Rock

8/1/2015 - 8/2/2015
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Water snakes, and tree frogs, and box turtles, oh my! Discover the world of reptiles and amphibians this weekend at Pinnacle M...
Aug 3 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session VI - McNeil

8/3/2015 - 8/6/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Each child will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will...
Aug 3 Monday

122nd Old Soldier's Reunion - Mammoth Spring

8/3/2015 - 8/8/2015
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Ball Field Area
A week of fun starting nightly at 6 p.m. with carnival rides, games, prizes, food, bingo, and more each evening. Free access and parking. Sponsored by VFW Post 7831....
Aug 4 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Aug 5 Wednesday

Wild Adventures Day Camp - Russellville

8/5/2015 - 8/7/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
This camp is open to kids ages 8-12. Camp registration includes meals and supplies. Campers will explore all that Lake Dardanelle has to offer. Call the park for more det...
Aug 6 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Aug 6 Thursday

36th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival - Cave City

8/6/2015 - 8/8/2015
P.O. Box 663, Cave City
City Park
Crafts, concessions, entertainment. No dogs or alcohol. Bring lawn chairs. Free parking....
Aug 6 Thursday

39th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival - Hope

8/6/2015 - 8/8/2015
P.O. Box 1543, Hope
Festival celebrating Hope's giant watermelons....
Aug 7 Friday

Summertime Yards and Yards of Yard Sales - Eureka Springs

8/7/2015 - 8/8/2015
516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Citywide
Twice yearly citywide yard sale event sponsored by the Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce....
Aug 8 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Aug 8 Saturday

Watersheds of War: Life As An Arkansas Confederate Soldier on the Line - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Ball Field Area
Meet some Arkansas Confederate Soldiers and learn what daily life was like during the Civil War. Listen to the stories and see what personal items they found most importa...
Aug 10 Monday

Gaston's Fly Fishing School - Lakeview

8/10/2015 - 8/11/2015
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...
Aug 11 Tuesday

Meteor Shower Mania! Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View shooting stars from the middle of Lake Maumelle! Join a park interpreter on this guided boat cruise to learn about stars and constella...
Aug 11 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Aug 12 Wednesday

Meteor Shower Mania! Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View shooting stars from the middle of Lake Maumelle! Join a park interpreter on this guided boat cruise to learn about stars and constella...
Aug 13 Thursday

Meteor Shower Mania! Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View shooting stars from the middle of Lake Maumelle! Join a park interpreter on this guided boat cruise to learn about stars and constella...
Aug 14 Friday

Mountains, Music & Motorcycles - Mountain View

8/14/2015 - 8/16/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Mountain View Town Square
Sponsored and promoted by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce. Book your lodging early in the biker-friendly Cabins at Dry Creek (at the Ozark Folk Center), enjoy home-...
Aug 15 Saturday

30th Annual Wild Duck Golf Tournament - Trumann

PO Box 215, Trumann
Trumann Country Club
8:30 a.m. start time. A one-day, 27-hole, 3-person scramble. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. Entry fee includes mulligans, Texas tee & lunch. Prizes for clos...
Aug 15 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Aug 15 Saturday

Evening Canoe Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
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 c...
Aug 16 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
Aug 17 Monday

116th Annual Johnson County Fair - Clarksville

8/17/2015 - 8/22/2015
1586 W Oakland, Clarksville
Fairgrounds
At the Johnson County Fair you can enjoy live entertainment, carnival, pageants, Johnson County Idol contest, livestock, contests, exhibits, pet show, parade and more! ...
Aug 18 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Aug 20 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Aug 20 Thursday

2015 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Ouachita - Hot Springs

8/20/2015 - 8/23/2015
30 Gamble Lane, Hot Springs
Summitt Arena & Hot Springs Convention Center
The biggest payday in bass fishing features 45 pros and 45 co-anglers competing. Daily takeoff and morning shows begin Thursday at 6:30 a.m. at Brady Mtn. Resort & Marina...
Aug 20 Thursday

Forrest Wood Cup - Hot Springs

8/20/2015 - 8/23/2015
30 Gamble Lane, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Convention Center & Bank of the Ozarks Arean
Experience the excitement of World Championship Bass Fishing with free outdoor expo and live weigh-ins. The event includes a free Justin Moore concert, Bass and BBQ Fest...
Aug 21 Friday

Frisco Festival - Rogers

8/21/2015 - 8/22/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Downtown Rogers
A community event and fundraiser featuring live music, great food, fun activities and vendors in downtown....
Aug 22 Saturday

Kayaking 101 - Mammoth Spring

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 22 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Aug 22 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

216 Bryant Road, Hot Springs
216 Bryant Road - travel 5 miles from downtown Hot Springs on Park Avenue, turn left on Highway 7 North, go about 1 mile, turn right Bryant Road and go 2 blocks.
Concert featuring down-home southern gospel music, bluegrass gospel and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nestled in the heart of the Ouachita ...
Aug 22 Saturday

Geocaching Weekend - Little Rock

8/22/2015 - 8/23/2015
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park interpreters all weekend to immerse you and your family into the world of geocaching! Learn about Arkansas State Parks' geocache tour an...
Aug 25 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Aug 25 Tuesday

Sebastion County Fair - Greenwood

8/25/2015 - 8/29/2015
530 East Knoxville, Greenwood
Fairgrounds
Sponsored for the purpose of exhibiting creative arts and agriculture, the fair also features a carnival and bull fighting. The pageant starts on the 22nd, call for more...
Aug 25 Tuesday

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week - Wickes

8/25/2015 - 8/31/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join Cossatot River and other Arkansas state organizations as we explore our local heritage, participate in interactive programs and games, discover why Cossatot River is...
Aug 28 Friday

Daisy State Park 60th Anniversary Celebration - Kirby

8/28/2015 - 8/30/2015
Daisy State Park, Kirby
Daisy State Park
Since 1955 Daisy State Park has been home to many memories throughout the years. Come help us celebrate our 60th year anniversary with a weekend full of programs and acti...
Aug 29 Saturday

2nd Annual Villagestock - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-10 p.m. From the blues to rock to Top 40 and modern alternative rock, bands selected provide music sure to delight all. Join the rhythmic drum circle in between band se...
Aug 29 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Aug 29 Saturday

39th Annual Rod Run - Mena

8/29/2015 - 8/30/2015
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
This annual event, sponsored by local business Street & Performance, brings hot rodders and classic car owners from across the nation to our park. ...
Aug 29 Saturday

30th Annual National Championship Chuckwagon Races - Clinton

8/29/2015 - 9/6/2015
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...
Aug 30 Sunday

Legacy Week - Russellville

8/30/2015 - 9/7/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Join park staff as we share the history of Lake Dardanelle to preserve our past while strengthening our appreciation of the park for future generations. There will be pro...
Aug 31 Monday

Big Maumelle Kayak Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
Spend your Labor Day weekend paddling your way through Pinnacle's majestic lowland river while viewing cypress trees and a variety of wildlife. A park interpreter will be...
Sep 1 Tuesday

Polk County Fair & Livestock Show - Mena

9/1/2015 - 9/5/2015
507 Church Avenue, Mena
Polk County Fairgrounds
Agricultural and home economics exhibits, canning, photography, gardening, homemade quilts, baked items, pigs, chickens, rabbits, cows, commercial exhibits, and more....
Sep 2 Wednesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Sep 2 Wednesday

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week - Scott

9/2/2015 - 9/7/2015
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Join Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park in celebrating this unique mound complex that was the cultural center of the Plum Bayou people, who interacted with their envi...
Sep 2 Wednesday

58 Years of Service: Davidsonville Legacy Week - Pocahontas

9/2/2015 - 9/7/2015
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
The town site of Davidsonville has been preserved as a state park since 1957 when land was donated to the state by the Davis family. As part of the Arkansas State Parks s...
Sep 2 Wednesday

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week - Morrilton

9/2/2015 - 9/7/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
In 1923 Petit Jean became the first state park in Arkansas thanks to the efforts of Dr. T.W. Hardison. In 1933, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) laid the foundation ...
Sep 2 Wednesday

Village Creek State Park Legacy Week - Wynne

9/2/2015 - 9/7/2015
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 3 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Sep 4 Friday

As The Waters Flow - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Almost 10 million gallons of water flow from Arkansas's largest spring. Why and from where? Would Mammoth Spring State Park exist without this natural wonder? Meet at the...
Sep 4 Friday

Labor Day Weekend - Powhatan

9/4/2015 - 9/7/2015
Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan
TBA

Celebrate the official end of summer with us at Lake Charles State Park! Camping, hiking, fishing, and of course a ton of activities and programs to keep the whole fam...

Sep 5 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...
Sep 5 Saturday

Big Maumelle Canoe Float - Little Rock

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 5 Saturday

4th Annual Legendary Blues Festival - Helena-West Helena

700 MLK Jr. Drive, Helena-West Helena
On the banks of the Mighty Mississippi
People from all walks of life come to enjoy the history and the soul stirring legendary blues that were formed and are rooted right here on the Mississippi River. We have...
Sep 5 Saturday

Rector Labor Day 5K Run/Walk - Rector

121 N Ballard, Rector
Rector High School Gym
This race benefits the Rector Helping Hand Foundations which helps disadvantaged children who attend the Rector School District with basic needs and also scholarships to ...
Sep 5 Saturday

32nd Annual Antique & Classic Car Show - Mammoth Spring

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 5 Saturday

Rock Porch Session featuring Rupert Wates - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Monthly session featuring music by Rupert Wates, a singer/songwriter born in London. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
Sep 6 Sunday

14th Annual Midsouth Econoline Meet - Morrilton

8 Jones Lane, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles
Ford Econoline vans and trucks displayed on the parking lot of the Museum of Automobiles....
Sep 6 Sunday

23rd Annual Antique Tractor & Engine Show - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Are you ready for some sputtering, rickety fun at the Plantation Agriculture Museum? The museum invites all pre-1960s tractor exhibitors and hit-and-miss engines, along ...
Sep 11 Friday

Withrow Springs Star Party - Huntsville

Withrow Springs State Park, Huntsville
Keith Ham Pavilion
Join the Astronomical Society of Northwest Arkansas as they explore the sky with the help of high powered telescopes. The fun starts at dusk! Bring your binoculars, teles...
Sep 11 Friday

Fall Golf Tournament - Rogers

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 11 Friday

45th Annual Antique Automobile Festival - Eureka Springs

9/11/2015 - 9/12/2015
516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Pine Mountain Village
Hundreds of vintage classics compete for prizes and trophies. Includes show with parade. ...
Sep 11 Friday

School of the Soldier: Artillery - Powhatan

9/11/2015 - 9/13/2015
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
This two-day school focuses on artillery in mid-19th century America. Participants can immerse themselves in the Victorian era and learn the skills needed for ...
Sep 12 Saturday

Fall Great Arkansas Clean-up - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Let’s take action against littering by cleaning one of your Arkansas State Parks. Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park has been used by mankind for over 1,300 yea...
Sep 12 Saturday

17th Annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo - El Dorado

PO Box 7010, El Dorado
El Dorado Conference and Student Center
Hosted by the South Arkansas Community College Foundation come enjoy a full day of hands-on activities, live entertainment, contests, activities and exhibits for outdoor ...
Sep 12 Saturday

Skillets, Griddles and Fireside Cooking Series - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Dutch ovens are only one of the many options available when it comes to cast iron cooking. Join the staff of Historic Washington State Park to explore the world of cast i...
Sep 12 Saturday

16th Annual Great Arkansas Cleanup - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Summer's almost over and we need to do a little fun cleaning - on the Spring River! Join park staff and volunteers for this annual cleanup. Not for beginners! Canoes prov...
Sep 12 Saturday

Great Arkansas Cleanup - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Help protect our valuable resources with a morning of park beautification and litter removal. Check in at the visitor center to get supplies, an area to work, and a free ...
Sep 12 Saturday

Annual Lee Creek Clean Up - West Fork

Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Horse Camp Day Use area on Hwy 220
Join area groups and individuals as we clean up Lee Creek, the creek that runs through the park. Cleaner water means a cleaner park for everyone. You are invited to help....
Sep 12 Saturday

Fall Citywide Yard Sale - Horseshoe Bend

1311 Strawberry Dr, Horseshoe Bend
Chamber Office
Lots of yard sale action going on citywide. Pick up your listing at the Chamber of Commerce at 8 a.m. ...
Sep 12 Saturday

The Great Bull Shoals-White River State Park Cleanup - Bull Shoals

Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
Visitor Center
Help beautify Bull Shoals Lake and the area trails, in conjunction with National Public Lands Day and the Great Arkansas Cleanup. Hikers, kayakers, canoeists, boat owners...
Sep 12 Saturday

Fall Fishing Derby - Bismarck

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 Saturday

Cossatot River Weekend Adventure - Wickes

9/12/2015 - 9/13/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters for a weekend overnight adventure on the pristine Cossatot River. These adventures can include kayaking, backpacking, fishing, hiking, camping, Dut...
Sep 14 Monday

Gaston's Fly Fishing School - Lakeview

9/14/2015 - 9/15/2015
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 17 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Sep 18 Friday

26th Annual Devil's Den Mountain Bike Race - West Fork

9/18/2015 - 9/19/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Devil's Den State Park
Ride and compete in one of the best Ozark Mountain races around. If you prefer, just sit back and enjoy watching the riders compete. There will be something for the whole...
Sep 19 Saturday

Basic Fishing Workshop - Russellville

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 Saturday

Great Arkansas Cleanup - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Celebrate the beautry of the Natural State by joining vounteers all over Arkansas in cleaning up our green spaces. Place your mark at Pinnacle Mountain State Park by help...
Sep 19 Saturday

Migration Celebration - Paris

Mount Magazine State Park, Paris
Cameron Bluff Overlook Drive, 3rd parking area
Valleys around Mount Magazine are natural corridors used for millennia by transient wildlife. Southward migration peaks in September. Birds, butterflies, even spiders hav...
Sep 19 Saturday

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop - Hot Springs

Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Pavilion
Join us for a workshop on the joys of Dutch oven cooking. We will make several dishes as we discuss the history and process of cooking over a fire with cast iron cookware...
Sep 19 Saturday

Davidsonville 200 Geocaching Scavenger Hunt - Pocahontas

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 Saturday

Fall Music in the Park - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 1
Cane Creek State Park invites you to an evening of gospel music in the park. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy this relaxing, autumn evening of live music! Please cont...
Sep 19 Saturday

Harvest Fest - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
An outdoor celebration featuring craft beer, live music, hayrides and food. ...
Sep 19 Saturday

Edible and Medicinal Plants Workshop - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Learn traditional uses for some common Arkansas plants during this workshop, which will include both indoor and outdoor sessions. Advanced registration and payment requir...
Sep 19 Saturday

Kayak Tour of Storm Creek Lake - Marianna

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 Saturday

Kayak and Dinner Cruise - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Lake Dunn Marina
Enjoy a relaxing kayak tour of Lake Dunn. We will have dinner on the shore of the lake and finish the night with star gazing. Space is limited, so make your reservation e...
Sep 20 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
Sep 23 Wednesday

Petit Jean 18th Annual Fall Swap Meet & Open Car Show - Morrilton

9/23/2015 - 9/26/2015
8 Jones Lane, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles
Over 600 spaces available filled with cars, parts, antiques, arts & crafts, a little something for everyone. Open Car Show held next to the Museum building on Saturday 9...
Sep 26 Saturday

Great Arkansas Clean-Up: Storm Creek Lake - Marianna

Mississippi River State Park, Marianna
Storm Creek Lake Day Use Area
Join us as we clean up the shoreline around Storm Creek Lake, Hornor Neck, and the road down to the Mississippi River. Fishermen and other boaters are encouraged to patro...
Sep 26 Saturday

Let's Ride For Le Bonheur - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Show your support for the children at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital during this event. We will have trail rides, a golf tournament, music, children’s wagon r...
Sep 26 Saturday

Great Arkansas Cleanup and National Public Lands Day - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Help keep Petit Jean State Park clean and litter free! Join us for a few hours of litter pickup and be rewarded with a free cookout lunch. Following lunch there will be a...
Sep 26 Saturday

Great Arkansas Cleanup - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Pavilion 3
Help keep The Natural State litter free. Volunteers assist park staff in cleaning up the park and Crowley’s Ridge National Scenic Byway. Lunch will be provided, and...
Sep 26 Saturday

Full Moon Kayak Tour of Bear Creek Lake - Marianna

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&...
Oct 1 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Oct 3 Saturday

Now We're Cookin' - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Pavilion
This hands-on workshop is a tasty way to learn the basic skills of cooking in a Dutch oven while preparing 3-4 dishes. We cook it and then we eat it! Registration is requ...
Oct 3 Saturday

Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Outdoor cooking was part of daily life for early Arkansans. Discover the art of cooking in cast iron over a coal fire and enjoy a delicious prepared meal at the end of th...
Oct 3 Saturday

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day - Rogers

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 3 Saturday

Dutch Oven Workshop - Bluff City

White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Join a park interpreter and learn the techniques of cooking outside with iron cookware, a longtime state park tradition. Learn cooking basics, recipes, and then cook up a...
Oct 3 Saturday

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day - Mountainburg

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 3 Saturday

Nature Inspired Photography Workshop - Marianna

Mississippi River State Park, Marianna
Multi-Purpose Room
Photographer Nikki Morrow will introduce participants to the fundamentals of photography and how to use natural light and natural surroundings to enhance your work. She w...
Oct 3 Saturday

Cossatot River Weekend Adventure - Wickes

10/3/2015 - 10/4/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters for a weekend overnight adventure on the pristine Cossatot River. These adventures can include kayaking, backpacking, fishing, hiking, camping, Dut...
Oct 3 Saturday

Motley's Farm Pumpkin Festival - Little Rock

10/3/2015 - 11/1/2015
13724 Sandy Ann Drive, Little Rock
Motley's Tree Farm
Motley's Farm is a family farm open to the public. Lots of kids' activities and good stuff to eat. Pumpkin patch, farm zoo, hayride, pig races, cow train and play areas. ...
Oct 4 Sunday

Fall Festival - Rogers

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Historic Van Winkle Trail and Visitor Center
Step back in time during this family-friendly celebration of the Ozark way of life. Meet a blacksmith, a flint knapper, and Civil War Soldiers as you meander the half-mil...
Oct 10 Saturday

Skillets, Griddles and Fireside Cooking Series - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
Dutch ovens are only one of the many options available when it comes to cast iron cooking. Join the staff of Historic Washington State Park to explore the world of cast i...
Oct 10 Saturday

Doggie Daze - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Near Ballfield
Come to the park for the eighth annual Doggie Daze and show off your furry friend! Dogs can enter the best trick competition, largest or smallest breed, or best costume. ...
Oct 10 Saturday

Star Party/Astronomy Day - Mountainburg

Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Boat launch parking lot

Explore the night sky and learn more about what you're seeing ...

Oct 10 Saturday

Ghosts of Davidsonville Fall Festival - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
It's that time again. There's a chill in the air, color in the trees, and pumpkins decorating our doorsteps. And do you hear the whispering of ghosts down at Davidso...
Oct 11 Sunday

44th Annual Joe Weber Arky 100 Bicycle Tour - Sheridan

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 15 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Oct 16 Friday

Women Outdoors Weekend - Hot Springs

10/16/2015 - 10/18/2015
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Yurt
Ladies, open the door to all your senses by getting away and reconnecting with nature. During this 3-day, 2-night adventure, we will offer sessions on basic camping, natu...
Oct 16 Friday

2nd Annual Arkansas Delta Flatlander - West Memphis

10/16/2015 - 10/18/2015
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 Saturday

Arkansas Championship Hillbilly Chili Cook-Off - Bull Shoals

Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
Cooks from all over Arkansas and surrounding states compete for the title of "Arkansas's Best Chili." Taste the chili and visit vendors as the cooks turn up the heat. C...
Oct 17 Saturday

Razorback Run - Fayetteville

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 17 Saturday

Survivors' Challenge 2015 - Fort Smith

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 Saturday

Saddle Up For St. Jude - Wynne

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 Saturday

5th Annual Trail Run - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Come 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...
Oct 17 Saturday

Autumn in Arkansas - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Celebrate the changing seasons as we explore what makes this time of year special. There will be programs and activities throughout the day. Contact the park for a detail...
Oct 19 Monday

Gaston's Fly Fishing School - Lakeview

10/19/2015 - 10/20/2015
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 Saturday

Haunted Night on the Battlefield - Prairie Grove

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Amphitheater
The year’s event will include a self-guided tour of information booths and a historical scene around the Borden House area. You will find stations that focus on dif...
Oct 24 Saturday

Lewis & Clark Ozark Adventure Dash - Springdale

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 Saturday

21st Annual Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular - Eureka Springs

239 Turpentine Creek Lane, Eureka Springs
7-9 p.m. Halloween can be a hair raising experience, especially when you throw 100 big cats into the mix. TCWR's annual Halloween party is the only time of the year you c...
Oct 24 Saturday

National Food Day - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area is celebrating National Food Day by making a dish from sustainable products that co...
Oct 24 Saturday

Outdoor Dutch Oven Chili Dinner - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Cast-iron Dutch ovens bring in the fall season with their delicious smells and flavors that anyone can cook in their own backyard. Join us at the Plantation Agriculture ...
Oct 24 Saturday

Woolly Holloween - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Swim Beach
It is time for the 2nd Annual Woolly Holloween! The park will be offering games, free hot chocolate, storytelling, and a bonfire on the beach. Please wear your Hallo...
Oct 30 Friday

Ghosts, Legends, and the Unexplained - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
CCC Pavilion
What’s lurking in the woods at Crowley’s Ridge State Park? Come find out while you listen to ghost stories at the bonfire, ride the haunted hayride, make Hall...
Oct 30 Friday

Mountain View Beanfest - Mountain View

10/30/2015 - 10/31/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Court Square in downtown Mountain View
Sponsored and promoted by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, this unique Arkansas festival has the famous bean cook-off.  You can also enjoy arts, crafts, and&nb...
Oct 30 Friday

The Park After Dark - Paris

10/30/2015 - 11/1/2015
Mount Magazine State Park, Paris
Mount Magazine State Park
Spend your Halloween away from the ghost impersonators and the faux goblins. Mount Magazine State Park seems like a different place once the sun sets. Get to know the lat...
Oct 31 Saturday

Halloween Fun at Petit Jean - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Celebrate the “spooky season” on Petit Jean Mountain! Family-friendly activities will be provided, and costumes are welcome. Contact the park for a schedule....
Oct 31 Saturday

Coyote Challenge Trail Run - Mountainburg

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...
Oct 31 Saturday

Ghost Roast - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Campground
Family memories will be made at Cane Creek State Park this night. We will have trick or treating, games, costume contests, and food from vendors. Stroll through the campg...
Nov 1 Sunday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 2 Monday

Gaston's Fly Fishing School - Lakeview

11/2/2015 - 11/3/2015
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 5 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
Historic Downtown
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Nov 5 Thursday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 6 Friday

O.A.K. Camp - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Oak Camp is Lake Dardanelle State Park’s newest program for youth ages 8-12. Our focus this year gives campers the chance to discover the amazing adaptations of the...
Nov 6 Friday

National Native American Heritage Month - Wickes

11/6/2015 - 11/8/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Why do we celebrate National Native American Heritage Month? On August 3, 1990 President of the United States George H. W. Bush declared the month of November National Am...
Nov 7 Saturday

Mushroom Mania - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join field mycologist, Jay Justice and other members of the Arkansas Mycological Society for a day of immersion into macrofungi, the largest members of the fifth kingdom....
Nov 7 Saturday

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop - Hot Springs

Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Pavilion
Cooking outdoors with a cast-iron Dutch oven is a time honored state park tradition. Join us for this hands-on demonstration. Registration is required by November 5....
Nov 7 Saturday

Overnight Kayak and Backpacking Trip - Star City

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 7 Saturday

Chili and Cornbread Dutch Oven Workshop - Powhatan

Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan
Nature Center

Baby it is COLD outside! Chili and cornbread are a great way to warm up on a cold day. Join park staff as we experiment with different recipes and various ingredients ...

Nov 7 Saturday

Fall Star Party - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
State parks can be a great place to stargaze because they are often far from urban light pollution. Volunteers from the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society have telesco...
Nov 7 Saturday

Dutch Oven Workshop: Thanksgiving Feast - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Celebrate Thanksgiving with us by learning to cook many of your favorite holiday recipes in a Dutch oven. Participants will leave with a full stomach, recipe booklet, and...
Nov 8 Sunday

Fayetteville Half Marathon - Fayetteville

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 Tuesday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 11 Wednesday

Withrow Springs Star Party - Huntsville

Withrow Springs State Park, Huntsville
Keith Ham Pavilion
Join the Astronomical Society of Northwest Arkansas as they explore the sky with the help of high powered telescopes. The fun starts at dusk! Bring your binoculars, teles...
Nov 14 Saturday

Shelter and Fire Building Workshop - Powhatan

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 19 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Nov 20 Friday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Friday

Purple Friday - Ozark

11/20/2015 - 11/21/2015
300 West Commercial, Ozark
Downtown Courthouse Square
Local participating businesses are open with special deals for holiday shopping. Ice skating rink, giant slide, horse and buggy rides and more. Fun for all ages....
Nov 20 Friday

Green Friday Weekend - Wickes

11/20/2015 - 11/22/2015
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 20 Friday

Annual Spa Run Bicycle Overnight Ride - Little Rock

11/20/2015 - 11/22/2015
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 23 Monday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 25 Wednesday

Thanksgiving Getaway - Bismarck

11/25/2015 - 11/29/2015
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Gather the family and escape to DeGray Lake Resort State Park for your Thanksgiving Getaway. Take in the views and sounds of nature at one of our campsites or treat yours...
Nov 27 Friday

Green Friday - Bluff City

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 Friday

Green Friday - Bismarck

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 Friday

Green Friday - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Avoid the hustle of the stores on Black Friday, go GREEN at Lake Dardanelle State Park. Join park interpreters as we celebrate the wild wonders you can find in your Natur...
Nov 27 Friday

Green Friday - West Fork

Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Devil's Den State Park
Go green NOT black! Forget the crowded malls and stores. Instead, join park staff and ease into the holiday season by enjoying the great outdoors at your state park! Call...
Nov 27 Friday

Green Friday - Mena

Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
Are you looking for a relaxing way to spend the Friday after Thanksgiving away from all the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping? We’ll have s...
Nov 27 Friday

Santa in the Park - Eureka Springs

516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Basin Spring Park
Visit with Santa Claus in Basin Spring Park....
Nov 27 Friday

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

11/27/2015 - 11/28/2015
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 27 Friday

18th Annual Mountain Rendezvous - Morrilton

11/27/2015 - 11/29/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Experience a primitive camp, as well as some of the survival skills used by Arkansas pioneers. Watch a variety of demonstrations including muzzleloading rifles, tomahawk ...
Nov 27 Friday

Green Friday Weekend! - Prairie Grove

11/27/2015 - 11/29/2015
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Hindman Hall Visitor Center
Come visit Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park and enjoy history and nature at no cost. Take a battl...
Nov 28 Saturday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 28 Saturday

Christmas Parade of the Ozarks - Springdale

202 W Emma Ave, Springdale
Shiloh Square
Meet us on Emma Street to get in the Christmas spirit with music, lights, rodeo queens, and “Merry Christmas” wishes. Begins at 6 p.m. at the rodeo grounds and continues ...
Dec 2 Wednesday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 3 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Dec 3 Thursday

Russellville Christmas Parade - Russellville

Russellville Recreation & Parks Dept., Russellville
Russellville celebrates the holiday season with the annual Christmas Parade at 6:30 p.m. The parade travels from South Arkansas Avenue to West Main Street. ...
Dec 4 Friday

Christmas Parade of Lights - Eureka Springs

516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Historic Downtown
This evening parade features floats, walkers, bands, and thousands of lights as it makes its way through downtown Eureka Springs....
Dec 4 Friday

Living Nativity - Searcy

12/4/2015 - 12/6/2015
P.O. Box 902, Searcy
outdoors
Thousands of excited visitors flock to Arkansas this December to witness a realistic drive-thru living nativity spectacular. Families and church groups travel from all ov...
Dec 5 Saturday

Winter at the Lake - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Bring the whole family to the park for this one day winter event and discover how our wildlife survive the cold winter months. Warm up with some hot s...
Dec 5 Saturday

$5 5/10/25K - Star City

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 5 Saturday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 5 Saturday

29th Annual Christmas and Candlelight - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
You and your family will be in awe of the natural beauty that candlelit streets provide as you stroll through our historic village and d
Dec 5 Saturday

2015 Christmas Parade - Mena

524 Sherwood Ave., Mena
Downtown
Kick off the Christmas season with a bang! Mena's largest nighttime parade begins at 6 p.m. After the parade, enjoy entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show in Jans...
Dec 10 Thursday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Saturday

Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center Lakeview Room
Join a park interpreter for a hands-on class about cooking with Arkansas's official state cooking vessel. Discover the methods and secrets of successful Dutch oven cookin...
Dec 12 Saturday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Saturday

29th Annual Christmas and Candlelight - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
You and your family will be in awe of the natural beauty that candlelit streets provide as you stroll through our histo...
Dec 13 Sunday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Thursday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 19 Saturday

Christmas Bird Count - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Join us at Village Creek State Park for the annual Christmas Bird Count. This count is part of a volunteer-led, nationwide data collection event that helps scientists to ...
Dec 22 Tuesday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Wednesday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 29 Tuesday

Eagle Cruise - Russellville

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 Wednesday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 1 Friday

First Day Hikes - Greenbrier

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 1 Friday

First Day Trek - Star City

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 1 Friday

Delta View "Hike it Right" - Star City

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 1 Friday

1st Day Hikes - Little Rock

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 1 Friday

First Day Hikes - Prairie Grove

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Start the new year off right by taking the 1-mile or 5-mile walking trail at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Enjoy the natural world around you as you learn more ab...
Jan 1 Friday

First Day Hike - Russellville

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 1 Friday

First Day Hike - Bluff City

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 1 Friday

First Day Hike - Mountain Pine

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 1 Friday

First Day Hike! - Dardanelle

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 2 Saturday

Eagle Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park interpreters for a cruise on Lake Maumelle to seek wintering bald eagles. We often see several eagles and migratory waterfowl. Dress in ...
Jan 2 Saturday

Eagle Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park interpreters for a cruise on Lake Maumelle to seek wintering bald eagles. We often see several eagles and migratory waterfowl. Dress in ...
Jan 3 Sunday

Eagle Watch Tour - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
Eagles are majestic birds of prey that captured the heart of our nation. Cane Creek State Park is offering a unique way to observe the bald eagles of Cane Creek Lake. Joi...
Jan 6 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

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 6 Wednesday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 9 Saturday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 9 Saturday

Eagle Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park interpreters for a cruise on Lake Maumelle to seek wintering bald eagles. We often see several eagles and migratory waterfowl. Dress in ...
Jan 13 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

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 Thursday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Saturday

Wonder of Winter Wildlife - Rogers

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Visitor Center
Celebrate the Wonders of Winter Wildlife at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area! Cure your cabin fever with this spectacular winter event! Activities and crafts for the wh...
Jan 16 Saturday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Saturday

Eagle Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park interpreters for a cruise on Lake Maumelle to seek wintering bald eagles. We often see several eagles and migratory waterfowl. Dress in ...
Jan 16 Saturday

Mountain View B & B Overnight Bicycle Ride - Greers Ferry

1/16/2016 - 1/17/2016
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 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

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 20 Wednesday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 22 Friday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Saturday

Eagle Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park interpreters for a cruise on Lake Maumelle to seek wintering bald eagles. We often see several eagles and migratory waterfowl. Dress in ...
Jan 23 Saturday

8th Annual Flapjack 20 - Star City

1/23/2016 - 1/24/2016
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 24 Sunday

Eagle Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park interpreters for a cruise on Lake Maumelle to seek wintering bald eagles. We often see several eagles and migratory waterfowl. Dress in ...
Jan 27 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

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 Wednesday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Friday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 30 Saturday

Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Ever noticed that all food tastes better cooked outside and over a fire? It's a longstanding tradition in the State Parks of Arkansas. Here is your chance to learn to co...
Jan 31 Sunday

Winter Discovery Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Discover Lake Maumelle as it springs to life in the middle of winter! Each year, this area hosts thousands of birds that have migrated south for the winter. A park inte...
Jan 31 Sunday

Winter Discovery Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Discover Lake Maumelle as it springs to life in the middle of winter! Each year, this area hosts thousands of birds that have migrated south for the winter. A park inte...
Feb 3 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

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 3 Wednesday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 5 Friday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

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 Thursday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

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 Saturday

Eagle Tour - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville