Arkansas State Parks Calendar of Events

Are you looking for fun activities during your visit to an Arkansas State Park? Our park interpreters routinely schedule fun, family-friendly programs that are designed to help you have a more meaningful park experience and make memories of a lifetime. We offer more than 50,000 activities each year, including guided hikes, lake tours on park boats, birding adventures, kayak tours, living history demonstrations, nature games, historic site tours, bald eagle watches, spring wildflower walks, campfires, outdoor skills workshops, A.D.E.-accredited teacher professional development, and much more — there’s something going on all the time.

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The dates, details, and admission prices in this calendar of events were submitted to the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and are accurate to the best of our knowledge. We recommend that you check with local sponsors before making a trip to any event.
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Friday, November 23, 2018 / 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
southwest
Avoid the crowds, enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday, and visit Lake Catherine State Park instead of a shopping mall! We've got a beautiful waterfall, over ten miles of hiking trails, restful cabins, with…
Friday, November 23, 2018 / 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
southwest
Sign up in advance for a relaxing cruise on Lake Catherine. Sit back and enjoy the scenery as we explore this fascinating area of the Ouachita Mountains. Seating is limited; to register call (501)…
Saturday, November 24, 2018 / 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
southwest
Pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes and turkey...oh my! Need to burn off those Thanksgiving Day calories? Or maybe you just want an excuse to get the family outside. Join us for our Turkey Trot 5K. This is a…
Saturday, January 12, 2019 / 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
southwest
There are few moments in nature more awe inspiring than seeing a bald eagle in the wild. Take a boat tour for a chance to see this memorable sight. Sign-up sheets are available at the visitor center…
Saturday, January 12, 2019 / 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
southwest
There are few moments in nature more awe inspiring than seeing a bald eagle in the wild. Take a boat tour for a chance to see this memorable sight. Sign-up sheets are available at the visitor center…
Saturday, January 12, 2019 / 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
southwest
There are few moments in nature more awe inspiring than seeing a bald eagle in the wild. Take a boat tour for a chance to see this memorable sight. Sign-up sheets are available at the visitor center…
Sunday, January 13, 2019 / 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
southwest
There are few moments in nature more awe inspiring than seeing a bald eagle in the wild. Take a boat tour for a chance to see this memorable sight. Sign-up sheets are available at the visitor center…
Sunday, January 13, 2019 / 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
southwest
There are few moments in nature more awe inspiring than seeing a bald eagle in the wild. Take a boat tour for a chance to see this memorable sight. Sign-up sheets are available at the visitor center…
Sunday, January 13, 2019 / 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
southwest
There are few moments in nature more awe inspiring than seeing a bald eagle in the wild. Take a boat tour for a chance to see this memorable sight. Sign-up sheets are available at the visitor center…