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.
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.
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Dogs, camels, and eagles – oh my! Did you know a variety of animals accompanied Civil War soldiers to the battlefield? Learn more about them and the role they played in camp life. Meet at the…
Friday, March 24, 2023 / 4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Eagles and hawks are not the only raptors soaring overhead. Join a park interpreter to unlock the secrets of success which vultures have mastered. From eyesight and smell to teamwork and smarts,…
Saturday, April 01, 2023 / 5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Bald eagles are incredible not only for their beauty and speed but for their size as well. Join a park interpreter in the grassy area across from the visitor center to discover how you measure up to…
Saturday, May 13, 2023 / 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Lake Fort Smith provides great habitat for birds. Join Park Interpreter Mystina on this International Migratory Bird Day for a birding lake tour to look for some of our feathered friends. If we are…