More than $3.6 million in outdoor recreation grants awarded

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism awarded more than $3.6 million in Outdoor Recreation Grants awarded to projects within 25 counties across the state on Friday, March 4. The grants are divided into two categories: Matching Grants and Facilities for Underdeveloped Neighborhoods (FUN) Park Grants. “The Outdoor Recreation Grants Program has provided $47.2 million in matching grants since 1988 and…

Ozark Folk Center State Park season opener April 15

Ozark Folk Center State Park announces opening season and music events (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark.) – Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View opens Friday, April 15, in conjunction with the city’s Arkansas Folk Festival. Held in the self-proclaimed “Folk Music Capital of the World,” the 2022 season runs from mid-April through Oct. 22, ending during Mountain…