Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism Announces Closings and Limiting of Some Services

LITTLE ROCK—Stacy Hurst, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism (ADPHT), today announced that ADPHT is instituting closings and/or limited access to some of its parks and museums in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective March 20. Welcome Centers – Lobbies of the 13 Welcome Centers located around the state, which serve the…

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, & TOURISM RELEASES SAFETY TIPS FOR USING TRAILS AND OUTDOOR SPACES

(LITTLE ROCK, ARK.) – Arkansas State Parks remain open at this time to provide needed outdoor spaces for our guests. While we have some diminished services, the parks are open for day-use activities including hiking, running, cycling, fishing, paddling, wildlife watching, etc. It’s vital that people find ways to engage in physical activity and be…

Arkansas State Parks Names Top Chef

(LITTLE ROCK, ARK.) – Queen Wilhelmina State Park took home the top prize today at the Arkansas State Park’s Top Chef Competition. It was the first time they won in the seven years of the contest. Five park restaurants participated in the event, sponsored by Ben E. Keith, at the Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute.“We…