Tagged: lake dardanelle state park

Fun-Filled Backpacks Inspire Outdoor Exploration at Lake Dardanelle

by Kat Robinson 3/18/2015 12:00 am

For adults, tenting and camping is an adventure that includes a lot of the things we look for everyday— a return to nature, relaxation and time spent outdoors. But what about the kids? Are they having fun? At Lake Dardanelle State Park in Russellville, fun is just a backpack away.

Russellville Fishes for Niche, Hits Jackpot (Tourism | Winner, 20,000+)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2013 12:00 am

The city’s efforts to highlight Lake Dardanelle as a national fishing destination have earned it a 2013 Arkansas Business City of Distinction award. Specifically, Russellville is a winner in the Tourism Development category for cities of more than 20,000 people.

5 Tips for Camping with Kids and 6 Family Campgrounds in Arkansas

by Kelcie Huffstickler 6/25/2013 9:00 am

Many families, though, may be leery of overnight adventures if they have young children. This shouldn’t be, says B.T. Jones, park interpreter at Petit Jean State Park, who explains that there are plenty of ways parents can ease their preschoolers into enjoying the great outdoors.

Discover Arkansas: Find Yourself at Home in The Natural State

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/23/2012 12:00 am

There is a place for everyone in Arkansas, a 176-year-old state with a history and culture as colorful and diverse as its physical landscape. The deep woods of the Ozark Mountains, the wide-open farmlands of the Delta, the slow pace of small-town life or the conveniences and attractions of the big city — Arkansas has it all, including an endless supply of great food, good music, festivals, fishing, hunting, hiking and other recreational activities.

Discover Arkansas: The River Valley

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

The highest point in the state – at 2,753 feet above sea level – can be found in this region at Mount Magazine State Park near Paris. Outdoor adventures offered at the park include hang gliding, rappelling, rock climbing, camping and hiking. Other prominent mountains in the area include Petit Jean, near Morrilton, and Mount Nebo, near Dardanelle. These three points gave the River Valley region the Tri-Peaks nickname.