Arkansas State Park Calendar of Events

Are you looking for fun activities to do while visiting an Arkansas State Park? Our park interpreters routinely schedule culture, history and outdoor education programs designed to help you have a more meaningful park experience and make memories of a lifetime. We offer over 40,000 family-friendly programs and events each year, including lake tours on park party barges, guided hikes, birding adventures, living history demonstrations, nature games, fall foliage programs, historic site tours, bald eagle watches, spring wildflower walks, campfires, outdoor skills workshops, and much more.

This is the place to find great outdoor education programs that fits your schedule. You can customize your search by date, park location, city, zip code, and keyword (such as "kayak", "archaeology", "birding", or "day camp"). Or, start by simply scrolling down this page to see what’s happening today.


 
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Today's Events - July 4, 2015
Category Event Time Name of Park
Events Independence Day Celebration   Bull Shoals-White River State Park
Events July 4th Island Festival   DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Events Independence Day Games and Races   Ozark Folk Center State Park
Events July 4th Fun and Games Day This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health.   Petit Jean State Park
Events 4th of July in the Park This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health.   Queen Wilhelmina State Park
Events 4th of July Weekend This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health.   White Oak Lake State Park
Events Race Day Registration - Freedom 5K Fun Run This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 8 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Events Freedom 5K Fun Run This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Events Devil's Den Games This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Devil's Den State Park
Events Craft Day for Kids 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Parkin Archeological State Park
Events Fun on the Fourth This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Events Freedom 5K Awards Ceremony 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Events Watermelon Eating Contest 12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Events Fun for the Fourth This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Crowley's Ridge State Park
Events Nature Cabin Games This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Lake Catherine State Park
Events 4th of July Watermelon Social 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Cane Creek State Park
Events 4th of July Fireworks Show 9:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Programs Fourth of July Weekend   Lake Charles State Park
Programs Yoga in the Park This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Village Creek State Park
Programs Chalk Art 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Lake Catherine State Park
Programs Call of the Wild 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Lake Dardanelle State Park
Programs Watershed Mural 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area
Programs Snail's Pace Bike Race This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs 4th of July - Snail's Pace Bike Race This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs 4th of July - Foot Race This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs Raffia Basket Making 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Plantation Agriculture Museum
Programs 4th of July - Wheel Barrow Race This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs The Reading and Signing of the Declaration of Independence 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Historic Washington State Park
Programs 4th of July - Three-Legged Race This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs Slithery Snakes 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Village Creek State Park
Programs 4th of July - Hula Hoop Contest This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs Beavers: Nature's Engineers 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Lake Dardanelle State Park
Programs 4th of July - Petit Jean Kick Ball Game This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs Who Goes There? 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lake Dardanelle State Park
Programs Churn Homemade Ice Cream 12 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Queen Wilhelmina State Park
Programs The Legacy of Arkansas 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Daisy State Park
Programs Water Balloon Barrage This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Programs Dutch Oven Demonstration 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area
Programs Cannon Firing Demonstration 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lake Charles State Park
Programs Animal Tracks 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lake Fort Smith State Park
Programs Snakes of Arkansas 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lake Ouachita State Park
Programs The Reading and Signing of the Declaration of Independence 1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Historic Washington State Park
Programs Water Safety 1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Village Creek State Park
Programs Arkansas's Legacy 1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Withrow Springs State Park
Programs Sneaky Snorkeling This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area
Programs Kayak Races This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Programs A Watershed of War – The Surrender At Jacksonport 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Jacksonport State Park
Programs The Trail Where They Cried 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Lake Dardanelle State Park
Programs Cookie Miners 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lake Ouachita State Park
Programs Dragons of Bear Creek Lake 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Mississippi River State Park
Programs 4th of July - Watermelon Eating Contest 2 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs Sandcastle Competition 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Woolly Hollow State Park
Programs 4th of July - Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest 2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs Pond Animals 2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area
Programs Feel the Furs 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Daisy State Park
Programs Basketball Challenge This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Programs Bait Casting 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area
Programs Snakes of Lake Charles 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Lake Charles State Park
Programs Nature Bingo 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Lake Fort Smith State Park
Programs Float Your Boat 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Lake Ouachita State Park
Programs Who Cooks For You… Who Cooks For You All? 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Lake Poinsett State Park
Programs Seasons 3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Mount Magazine State Park
Programs BEARS 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Mount Magazine State Park
Programs 4th of July - Water Balloon Volleyball 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs Feed the Critters 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Cane Creek State Park
Programs The Reading and Signing of the Declaration of Indepenence 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Historic Washington State Park
Programs Sack Races This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Queen Wilhelmina State Park
Programs Amazing Animals of Arkansas 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Village Creek State Park
Programs Water Relays This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Programs Nature Trivia 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Lake Fort Smith State Park
Programs Cane Pole Challenge 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Lake Ouachita State Park
Programs Wildlife as Symbols This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Mississippi River State Park
Programs 4th of July - Water Balloon Toss 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs Petit Jean Softball This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Petit Jean State Park
Programs Watermelon Time! 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Queen Wilhelmina State Park
Programs White Squirrels of White Oak Lake State Park 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. White Oak Lake State Park
Programs Underwater Treasure Hunt This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Programs Animal Charades 5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Mount Magazine State Park
Programs Kayaking 101 This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. White Oak Lake State Park
Programs Civil War Weapons 6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Jacksonport State Park
Programs History Rocks 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Lake Dardanelle State Park
Programs History: Honor & Memories 6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Queen Wilhelmina State Park
Programs America's Bird: The Bald Eagle 7 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Cane Creek State Park
Programs Cast Iron Cookware Demonstration 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Daisy State Park
Programs Bingo 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Queen Wilhelmina State Park
Programs Tracks and Tracking 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area
Programs Nocturnal Wildlife of Arkansas 8 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Lake Catherine State Park
Programs Bats are Beautiful 8 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Mississippi River State Park
Programs Owls- Heroes of the Night Sky This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 8:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Woolly Hollow State Park
Hikes & Tours 4th of July - Parade Setup This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Petit Jean State Park
Hikes & Tours Guided Kayaking Tour This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area
Hikes & Tours Shaddox Hollow Guided Hike This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area
Hikes & Tours Kayak Adventure This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. Lake Fort Smith State Park
Hikes & Tours 4th of July - Bicycle Parade This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Petit Jean State Park
Hikes & Tours Morning Stroll This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. White Oak Lake State Park
Hikes & Tours Nature Hike This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Lake Poinsett State Park
Hikes & Tours Boat Tour 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Moro Bay State Park
Hikes & Tours Benefield Hike This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Mount Magazine State Park
Hikes & Tours Lake Tour 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Lake Catherine State Park
Hikes & Tours Woolly Cabin Tour 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Woolly Hollow State Park
Hikes & Tours Guided Museum Tour 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Plantation Agriculture Museum
Hikes & Tours Freedom Hike This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Withrow Springs State Park
Hikes & Tours Nature Bingo This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Daisy State Park
Hikes & Tours Bird Observation This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Lake Dardanelle State Park
Hikes & Tours Sunset Kayak Tour This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Lake Charles State Park
Hikes & Tours Sunset Kayak Tour This red heart symbol designates programs involving physical activity and promoting heart health. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Cane Creek State Park
Hikes & Tours Fireworks Boat Tour 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Lake Fort Smith State Park
Exhibits War on the Water: Gunboats on the White River   Lower White River Museum State Park
Exhibits Dinosaurs: Fossils Exposed   Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources