Outdoors

The 17th annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo is September 12 in El Dorado! The day is geared for those who enjoy the outdoors and events on the lineup include a duck calling contest, a rib cook-off, a chainsaw wood carving demo, archery demonstrations, target shooting, a 5K, live music, and more. There will be many exhibits …
Zip it kids, and we don’t mean zip your mouth. It’s time to fly through the air on a cable, wind in your hair, while you laugh and yell at the incredible fun. Northwest and North Central Arkansas offer several high-wire adventures. Here are six zip lines in the Ozarks that should be part of …
Summer sizzles with fun this July in eastern Arkansas! Get outside and enjoy the beauty that is The Natural State! Head to Paragould and Crowley’s Ridge State Park for Fun on the Fourth on July 4. The family-friendly event offers interpretive programs, swimming, pedal boating, and games for all ages! All the fun takes place …
How do you celebrate a Diamond Jubilee? Cherokee Village does it with a Diamond in the Ozarks Treasure Hunt and three days of activities to show off its resort and retirement community. Cherokee Village was Arkansas’s first planned recreational community, founded by developer John Cooper in 1954 on the banks of the South Fork River. …
May 16 is a special day across the United States. It has been designated as National Kids to Parks Day and Pinnacle Mountain State Park in west Little Rock is going to have special activities in its honor. Park interpreters will be hosting programs, games, and hikes all day long at the playground area. Be …
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville offers three new tours this spring that help you explore the art and beauty of the outdoors. The Big Picture Tour takes place at 11 a.m. on Saturdays through May. It’s a new indoor/outdoor offering that provides a fun, general overview of the art, architecture and landscape …
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s mission is to conserve and enhance Arkansas’s fish and wildlife and their habitats while promoting sustainable use, public understanding and support. I’m proud to live in a state that’s celebrating a century of conservation. Arkansas is The Natural State and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission works diligently to …
I received my 2015 Adventure Mail from Lewis & Clark Outfitters in Northwest Arkansas today and it has a lot of great information about upcoming backpacking and camping clinics. All but one are free. The clinics cover cooking, backpacking, first aid, navigation and more. Here’s their rundown of what’s being offered and when: Intro to …
First Day Hikes have become popular at Arkansas State Parks as part of an annual initiative in all 50 states. The free, guided hikes on New Year’s Day are designed to help people rejuvenate and connect with the outdoors through a healthy activity. You can participate in the fun on Thursday, Jan. 1 at Petit …