Outdoors

Refresh your spirit with adventure travel trips and fitness vacations in Arkansas. Disconnect from the digital devices and reconnect with family and friends in the wonder of Arkansas’s natural beauty.

Anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon, Friday, June 9, through midnight Sunday night, June 11. An annual tradition sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Free Fishing Weekend is a great opportunity for residents and non-residents to experience the angling Arkansas has to offer. It’s also …
This year’s USA Triathlon (USAT) Off-Road National Championships takes place in Arkadelphia June 4. The race entails a 1.5 km swim, 19.5-mile mountain bike section, and 6.2-mile trail run. It is also an opportunity for racers to qualify for the 2018 ITU Cross Tri World Championships. “If you are looking for clean and clear water …
June is always a great month in the Arkansas Delta…but this June, it’s the perfect time to head to an Arkansas State Park for some awesome day camps. At Lake Chicot State Park in Lake Village, it’s the Delta Discovery Day Camp on June 12-16. The camp starts at 9 a.m. and runs through 5 …
The Grassy Lake Water Trail in the Bell Slough Wildlife Management Area just south of Mayflower is part of the Arkansas Water Trails system, an Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (AGFC) project of mapped water trails throughout the state. The route contains a 3.3 mile loop and 1 mile spur trail you can paddle. The …
I’ve fished the White River for a lot of years now and have had plenty of days where you catch a rainbow on almost every cast. Reeling in large quantities of usually smaller sized trout can be a heck of a lot of fun. But I’m seeking quality over quantity nowadays because size does matter. …
An interesting event is on the lineup at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro for June 17: the Prospectors’ Gemboree and Famous Crater Diamonds Exhibition. “Prospectors’ Gemboree is a day to celebrate our visitors, who come from all over the world to search for diamonds in Arkansas,” said Park Interpreter Waymon Cox. “Diamond finders …
May marks National Bike Month and Arkansas has a variety of prime terrain to ride, from the scenic mountain roads of the Ozarks and Ouachitas, to the backroads of the Delta flatlands, to the many urban routes found in cities across the state. “Arkansas has the advantage of all kinds of terrain from mountainous to …