Learn Outdoor Skills at Daisy State Park

Situated on Lake Greeson’s shore and in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, Daisy State Park in Kirby is a prime place to enjoy the area’s many outdoor opportunities. Park Superintendent Tamara Lunsford has sent word of an upcoming Outdoor

NPS director Jonathan Jarvis hands out all-access park passes

Fourth-graders at King Elementary in Little Rock got a special visit yesterday from National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis, in town to celebrate both the centennial of the NPS and Black History Month. These two events come together in the Little

Quantia Fletcher’s “heart work” at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

In celebration of Black History Month, we visited with Quantia Fletcher, the interim director of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, a Little Rock museum that celebrates African-American history and culture. Quantia—who goes by “Key” (hint: “Quantia” sounds more like the Italian wine

Iron Ranger Challenge helps mark Centennial of National Park Service

This year marks the Centennial of the National Park Service. It is a monumental year for the outdoors and one event to mark the year in the state includes the Iron Ranger Challenge. The challenge is a year-long, statewide collaborative

Birds take center stage at DeGray Lake Resort State Park January 29-31

DeGray Lake Resort State Park in Bismarck is home to a popular annual festival that highlights birds, the outdoors and conservation. This year the 37th annual Eagles Et Cetera festival takes place January 29-31 at the park. On the lineup

5 Arkansas ideas for Spring Break 2016

Visit Arkansas during Spring Break and you’ll walk away with incredible experiences such as seeing the amazing size and colors of the limestone bluffs lining the Buffalo National River, or how big cats devour their food at a wildlife refuge.

All aboard!

Everyone seems to love a train, young and old alike. And there’s no place better in The Natural State to enjoy “all things train” than the Arkansas Railroad Museum in Pine Bluff. If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Railroad

Leap into leap year in Central Arkansas!

Leap year only comes around once every four years, so it’s definitely worth celebrating! Kids will have lots of questions about what it is, how it works, and why it’s necessary—especially younger ones, who may be experiencing it for the first

Crush Your New Year’s Resolutions With Central Arkansas’s State Parks

It happens every year: Resolution fatigue. We begin the year with the best of intentions, vowing to step away from the junk food and onto the treadmill, to spend more quality time with family and friends and spend less money

An Indoor Adventure

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful!” It may not actually be frightful, but January in The Natural State can be cold and damp. But that just means we move the fun inside! This January is a great time to visit