This weekend in North Little Rock (10.11.2021)

Here is what is going on in North Little Rock this week! Dazz & Brie will be performing in Argenta Plaza on Friday, October 15. There will also be a virtual pride celebration on October 16. Things to do this week in North Little Rock (as of 10.11.21) *denotes FREE admission Full calendar of events: […]

Arkansas State Parks Director Grady Spann to Retire in December

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – Grady Spann, who started his career with Arkansas State Parks in 1993 as superintendent of Parkin Archeological State Park and rose to director of the Division of Arkansas State Parks in 2016, has announced his retirement, effective at the end of this year. “Grady has been a true leader of the […]

Explore autumn colors and adventures in The Natural State

Arkansas Tourism

Autumn in Arkansas is a great time to get outside and search for beautiful fall color. Arkansas State Parks and the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission’s natural areas are great places to experience the fall season no matter your activity level or interests. ANHC’s natural areas are specifically set aside to preserve, and sometimes restore, species and […]

Outdoor Recreation Grants Advisory Committee Public Notice

Arkansas Tourism

The Outdoor Recreation Grants Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on October 27, 28, and 29, 2021, in Little Rock and Jacksonville, Arkansas.  The committee will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 27, in the State Parks Conference Room of the Multi Agency Complex, One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas. This meeting will allow the Outdoor Recreation […]

This weekend in North Little Rock (10.4.2021)

Here is what is going on in North Little Rock this weekend! This weekend will be another Argenta Dogtown Throwdown. The Hispanic Heritage Month Art and Food Festival has been moved to this Saturday. Things to do this week in North Little Rock (as of 10.4.21) *denotes FREE admission Full calendar of events: *Argenta […]

October Edition of ‘Discover Arkansas’ Available Online

Arkansas Tourism

The October edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. The leaves crunch under foot, the air feels chill and…did you hear that? Welcome to “The Supernatural State.” In this month’s “Discover Arkansas,” October turns imagination into overdrive. Learn about the mysterious […]

Fall Harbor Hop Scheduled for October 9

WHAT: 2021 Fall Harbor Hop WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 9 WHERE: Throughout the Lake of the Ozarks Area LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MO – Visitors and locals alike will have an opportunity to enjoy the changing fall colors of early autumn while enjoying a day out on the water and fun festivities at many of the […]

Visitor Finds 4.38-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park

(MURFREESBORO, Ark.) — Noreen Wredberg of Granite Bay, Calif., found the 4.38-carat yellow diamond sitting on top of the ground within an hour of searching. It’s the largest diamond found so far this year at Crater of Diamonds State Park. Since retiring in 2011, Noreen and her husband Michael have spent much of their leisure […]

Take joy in the outdoors in Mena

Arkansas Tourism

Mena is surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest and shines as an outdoor destination in Arkansas. “We have something for everyone from canoeing and kayaking, fishing and hunting, hiking and bike riding to enjoying a peaceful meditation or walk in one of our parks,” said Mena Mayor Seth Smith. Mena was founded in 1896 as […]

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