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Arkansas fall foliage updates now available

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Want to know the latest about Arkansas’s fall color? Or scenic routes for best viewing? You’ll find all this information – and more – on www.Arkansas.com. Click on the “Fall Color Update” icon. Updated fall color reports are posted each Thursday by 5 p.m. A network of “spotters” keeps the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism apprised of the fall foliage[...]

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, Arvest Bank collaborate to offer specialty debit cards

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Limited edition cards to display popular destinations across The Natural State LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 7, 2016) - The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and Arvest Bank worked in collaboration to create a limited-edition series of specialty debit cards that showcase some of the state’s most scenic and popular attractions. The eight debit card de[...]

Fall hiking in the Ouachitas offers colorful scenery

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Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Hiking is an awe inspiring route to experience the beauty of Arkansas. The state’s climate allows the pastime year round, and the fall season shines a spotlight on the colorful scenery. “Fall hiking is great,” said Tim Ernst, a wilderness photographer and author of many guidebooks abou[...]

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism releases Native American Heritage Guide

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A new publication from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism illuminates the history of Native Americans in the state. “Native American Heritage in Arkansas,” produced in collaboration with the Arkansas History Commission, the Department of Arkansas Heritage and other partners, provides information on Arkansas’s Native American heritage sites, the tri[...]

Ozark Highlands Radio launched January 2016

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Weekly radio program brings the music of Ozarks to public radio. (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark.) – Ozark Highlands Radio, a new syndicated, hour-long program, made its debut on Jan. 8, 2016. The weekly show will be broadcast on public radio stations across Arkansas, with 40 original episodes produced each year. In addition to the music, “Feature Host” segments take[...]

Feeling Adventurous? Start 2016 Off on the Right Foot With a First Day Hike!

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We know your NYE will be full of confetti and your fave bubbly, and we have the best way to start anew on New Year's Day. Get in touch with your wild side (and look totally appropriate with no makeup and a messy topknot) with a First Day Hike! Started by the American Hiking Society, First Day Hikes encourage people of all ages to get outside on the first [...]

The Roads Less-Traveled: Not as Well Known Scenic Drives for Arkansas Fall Foliage Viewing

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Kerry Kraus, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Arkansas has been blessed with more than its share of beautiful vistas any time of the year, but autumn is a showcase season for The Natural State. Every color associated with fall – candy apple red, lime green, pumpkin orange, sunshine yellow, brassy bronze – is on display, usually from[...]