Arkansas Parks and Tourism launches new websites

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 7, 2018) – The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has launched two new websites – and – designed to improve user experience and drive more people to Arkansas.
The sister sites, designed and created by CJRW and Miles Partnership, are built in formats similar to those utilized by digital magazines and represent a focus on efficiency and integration within the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.
“We couldn’t be happier with our two new sites, which more effectively integrate tourism and parks,” said Kane Webb, Executive Director of Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. “Our agency staff, along with our partners at CJRW and Miles Partnership, invested a lot of time and energy to develop resources that we believe are easier for consumers to use.”
Complementary designs of the sites feature visual elements and user-generated content galleries. The integration of all content into the main sites creates a cohesive look and feel. Additionally, navigation functions were simplified to make the user experience more enjoyable.
“Our mission is to encourage people to visit Arkansas,” said Webb. “With the development of and, we are better positioned than ever before to accomplish that objective.”
From an operational standpoint, the new sites provide staff the ability to add, edit and manage content on the site to make certain that information is updated and relevant.

View a site launch video here.

If you would like more information, please contact Leah DiPietro at [email protected] or 501-682-7606.

About Arkansas Tourism

Arkansas Tourism, a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, strives to expand the economic impact of travel and tourism in the state and enhance the quality of life for all Arkansans. The division manages 14 Arkansas Welcome Centers and employs more than 60 staff members across The Natural State. For more information, visit