Tagged: wild river country

Cool Down: 9 Family Water Parks and Splash Pads in Arkansas

by Little Rock Family Staff 5/28/2016 10:00 am

Sure, summers in Arkansas are sweltering, but you're in luck: This state loves its water parks! Here are 9 splashy options to keep you cool when temperatures rise.

8 Events for Weekend Fun: Greek Food Fest, Wild River Country and Arkansas Festival Ballet

by Blair Neel 5/14/2015 12:55 pm

Our fingers are crossed for sunny skies this weekend--or at the very least, no torrential downpours! It's a great weekend for family fun, from the season opening of Wild River Country to the Greek Food Festival. Even if central Arkansas does experience another rainy day, there are plenty of indoor activities to keep the kids smiling, such as the annual Storybook Ballet from Arkansas Festival Ballet. Keep those fingers crossed for good weather and read on for 8 fantastic events!

Welcome Summer with Family Discounts at 5 Local Attractions

by Blair Neel 4/27/2015 10:45 am

Five central Arkansas attractions will partner with Hiland Dairy for the Family Fun Days promotion, a weekend of discounts on May 30-31. Save all weekend at Magic Springs, Little Rock Zoo and more!

3 New Slides Coming to Wild River Country

by Blair Neel 4/13/2015 10:00 am

Have you heard? Wild River Country will open May 16, 2015 with three splashy new slides to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Click here to get a sneak peek of the new attractions!

New Rides Coming to Wild River Country in 2015

by Lee Hogan 12/12/2014 12:41 pm

Wild River Country in Little Rock has some new rides to usher in the 2015 season and celebrate 30 years of business.

Father's Day: 6 Things to Do With Your Dad

by Lauren James 6/13/2014 8:30 am

With Father's Day almost here--Sunday (June 15)-- it might be time to figure out exactly what to do to celebrate the dad in your life. Lucky for you, there are plenty of things going on this weekend!

Wild River Country Turns Cold Shoulder on Snow Maker

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/9/2014 12:00 am

Wild River Country's attempt at bringing snow rides to the park resulted in “substantial additional costs and expenses and [it] suffered catastrophic damages, both financially and to its reputation," according to court filings by its attorney, David Grace of North Little Rock.

Summer Splash: 4 Water Parks Opening in May

by Blair Neel & Alison Karrh 5/5/2014 9:00 am

Splash through the rest of spring at water parks and attractions opening in May. Wild River Country in North Little Rock opens for the season this weekend! Plus, learn about the brand-new (and free) splash pad that recently opened in downtown Little Rock's Riverfront Park.

BOGO Snow Tubing at Wild Winter Country This Weekend

by Blair Neel 1/23/2014 4:22 pm

Wild Winter Country wants everyone to know that it's still a snow day in North Little Rock! This weekend, the winter park will offer a great special for families on a budget: buy one get one free snow tubing passes.

Outdoor Fun: Our First Look at Wild Winter Country

by Lauren James 11/26/2013 8:00 am

Little Rock Family Managing Editor Blair Neel and InArkansas.com Associate Editor Lauren James got a chance to check out the new outdoor snow park, Wild Winter Country, last Friday (Nov. 22). See what you can expect at the North Little Rock wintry paradise (if you haven't already!).

Wild River Country to Transform Into Winter Wonderland

by Lauren James 11/18/2013 12:00 am

North Little Rock's only water park will be transformed into a snow paradise later this week where families will be able to snow tube, build snowmen and more!

Host Your Cold Weather Birthday Party at Wild Winter Country

by Blair Neel 11/7/2013 11:15 am

When Wild River Country transforms into Wild Winter Country this month (scheduled to open Nov. 22), they'll be offering birthday party packages. Parents can book birthday parties now that include snow tubing, s'mores kits and more.

11 Family Activities to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Central Arkansas

by Blair Neel 8/30/2013 10:00 am

Need some ideas to celebrate Labor Day with your family? Here are 11 family-friendly activities for Labor Day weekend, including the first Razorbacks football game of the season, a family festival at Arkansas Arts Center, special holiday hours at the Museum of Discovery, and outdoor activities at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

5 Things To Check Off Your August To-Do List

by Little Rock Family Staff 8/1/2013 8:00 am

Last chance for summer fun? Here are five things to check off your summer bucket list before the kids head back to school this month.

Splash Down! 7 Family-Friendly Water Parks and Play Places in Arkansas

by Tre Baker 7/9/2013 9:30 am

Looking for a cool place where your little ones won't have any problem staying on the shallow end? Here are seven great places where your kids can get wet, have fun and not necessarily need to know how to swim.

Wild River Country Now Open

by Lauren James 5/16/2013 10:43 am

North Little Rock's water park Wild River Country is gearing up for its big opening day tomorrow (May 18).

Make a Splash at Wild River Country

by Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 4/8/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas’ largest water park offers wet and wild entertainment for all ages.

New Owners Jump Into Wild River Country With Big Plans

by Mark Friedman 3/4/2013 12:00 am

After years spent sailing choppy financial waters that included a trip to bankruptcy court, Wild River Country in North Little Rock looks to right itself with new owners who promise to pump money into the 28-year-old water park.

Here's How Much Aquapark Paid for Wild River Country

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/28/2013 12:00 am

Here's how much quapark Holdings LLC, led by Morton Fishman of Riviera Beach, Fla., paid for Wild River Country, the 29-acre water park at 6820 Crystal Hill Road.

Wild River Country Reportedly Sold, New Manager Named

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2013 5:22 pm

North Little Rock water park Wild River Country has been acquired by a company called Aquapark and is now under new management, according to a press release.