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2011 Arkansas Media Kit Now Available

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Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

As a media representative, with a new year comes the desire for new ideas and stories. The 2011 Arkansas Media Kit is just what you need.

Available online at, the kit contains feature stories, Arkansas attractions by six geographical regions – Ozarks, Ouachitas, Arkansas River Valley, Delta, Central Arkansas, and the Timberlands; information on top events and festivals, and what’s new for this year.

An extensive library High-resolution photographs that include accompanying illustration for these articles are be found on the website.

Some of the new attractions for 2011 include two zip line tours in the scenic Arkansas Ozarks, the reopening of the renovated and expanded Walmart Visitor Center, which includes Sam Walton’s original Five and Dime that became Walmart, and an imposing statue of Bass Reeves, one of Hangin’ Judge Isaac C. Parker’s deputy marshals who is believed to be the first black marshal west of the Mississippi.

Other new tourism attractions include the Clinton Presidential Park Pedestrian Bridge, the restoration of the historic Dreamland Ballroom, an African penguins exhibit at the Little Rock Zoo, the 20,000-square-foot Plantation Park Music Theater, and the Boogie Blast Surf Ride.

The 2011 feature stories are:

A Medieval Fortress in the Making Open to Public

Clinton 1st Home Museum Becomes National Historic Site

Rare Photos of “Elvis at 21” at the Clinton Presidential Center

The “Little Rock” Centers La Petite Roche Plaza

Discovering (Again!) Arkansas’s Great River Road

Me Jane. You Tarzan? Loco Ropes Opens at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View

Celebrating Achievement: Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame Class of 2010

Paranormal Phenomenon: Thirteen “Super-Natural” Locations in The Natural State

Lake Ouachita Vista Trail Adds More Miles

For more information about the Arkansas Media Kit for 2011, contact Dena Woerner, communications manager, by e-mail at or by phoning 501-682-7606.


Submitted by the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism
One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201, 501-682-7606
May be used without permission. Credit line is appreciated:
"Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism"