Upcoming Programs at Lake Ouachita State Park and Lake Catherine State Park


Spring is the time for chirping birds and blooming flowers
and there are plenty popping up around Lake Catherine State Park in Hot
Springs. To celebrate, the Outdoor Adventure Series-Birds and Bloom Weekend is
April 13-15 at the park. Guided wildflower and bird hikes and educational
nature programs that weekend explore the many birds and blooms in this Ouachita
Mountain landscape. Also on the agenda at the park is a kayaking adventure April 18 or April
known as Kayak Cove Adventure. No experience is necessary, but you should be
comfortable around water. Kayaks, paddles, and life jackets are also provided.
Cost is $15. Visit www.arkansasstateparks.com
or contact the park at 501-844-4176 for more information on either program.


ONE Day is April 14 in Mountain Pine at Lake Ouachita State
Park. ONE stands for Ouachita Nature Experiences.  This
family-friendly day of activities and skills training is designed for those who
want to learn camping skills or improve on skills they have learned but haven’t
practiced in some time. A $10 fee includes a Dutch oven lunch. Paddle the
shorelines of Lake Ouachita with a park interpreter as your guide April 21
during a Kayaking Day Trip. Experience the lake in a new way while learning
about the history, geology and wildlife of the area. No prior paddling
experience is required, but you should be comfortable around water and be fit
enough to paddle (at a leisurely pace) for several hours. A $30 fee includes
use of a kayak, paddle and PFD. For more information on either event,  visit www.arkansasstateparks.com
or contact the park at 501-767-9366.




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