Paddling the Arkansas Water Trails

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Arkansas has an abundance of waterways for paddlers to explore. The Arkansas Water Trails project, created in 2009, is at the forefront of developing a system of mapped water trails throughout the state. A goal of the project, initiated by

Daisy State Park Celebrates 60 years

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Arkansas’s eighth state park, Daisy, is located on 7,000-acre Lake Greeson about 50 miles southwest of Hot Springs. The clean, clear lake makes the park a favorite of campers seeking water sports and fishing. Nearby attractions such as the Little

Summer Fun in the Water!

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It’s the dog days of August…time to get in the water and cool down! Here are four great events centered around water this month in Eastern Arkansas! Davidsonville Historic State Park in Pocahontas offers a History Canoe Float along the

Let’s Play in the Water!

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Okay…it’s hot! And there’s nothing better on a hot day than lounging and playing in cool water! This August, head to one of these great spots for some fun in the sun in the water! In Pine Bluff, check out

Lake Ouachita State Park Hosts Purple Martin Awareness Weekend

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Bird Island is Arkansas’s largest known Purple Martin roost. For a few weeks during the summer, these migratory birds take roost on the island, which is located in the middle of Lake Ouachita. You can learn all about these birds during

12 Things to Do in Paris

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Paris is probably most known as the gateway to Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas rising 2,753 feet above mean sea level. While it alone is a wonderful place for recreation (like hiking to the high point), there are

Hey Kids! Zip It for Your Summer Fun!

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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

Other Stones and Gems to be found at Crater of Diamonds State Park

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There’s been a lot of chatter about the 8.52 carat diamond found recently at the Crater of Diamonds State Park near Murfreesboro. The stone is a stunner for sure. But this story and photos from travel writer Cameron Reeder from

Get ‘Em While You Can: $30 Passes for 30th Annual King Biscuit Blues Festival

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The 30th annual King Biscuit Blues Festival is scheduled for Oct. 7-10 in historic Helena. If you’re planning to attend, pay attention! You don’t want to MISS THIS! Through July 15, three-day wristbands for Main Stage performances at King Biscuit

Purple Ice Cream!! Cowabunga!

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There are very few family friendly restaurants, short of those with arcade games or fast food joints, in Little Rock. The Purple Cow is one of the exceptions. Very family oriented, the restaurant has been a staple on the Capital