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There’s something special about an amphitheater experience — the expansive sky, premium acoustics, the energy in the air. It’s no wonder amphitheater events create unforgettable memories. They’re made for that. On July 19th, the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism will hold a ribbon cutting at 6:30 p.m. to commemorate the opening of the new Cameron Bluff Amphitheater at Mount Magazine State Park. Originally constructed in 1939 by the Works…

Connecting to Nature You don’t have to spend a copious amount of time outside to realize that there are plenty of benefits to some peaceful time hiking on your favorite Arkansas State Park trail. Research has proven in recent years what many historic conservationists have been telling us for hundreds of years: Time in a natural environment is necessary for a healthy mind and body. Sometimes, however, a hike does…

  Four decades ago, Logoly State Park opened as the first of its kind in the Arkansas State Park system: one dedicated to environmental education. In 2017 that visionary mission continues and expands. Logoly’s new visitor center has officially received its Gold LEED Certification. LEED is an acronym that stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. LEED is recognized worldwide as a symbol of excellence in green building and…

A goal all park employees share—from the most behind-the-scenes support staff to the top administrators—is to help make sure you have the best experience possible. We know your free time is valuable, and we want to help you make the most of your schedule while visiting our state parks. We’d like to tell you more about one particular team of employees whose primary job function is to help you have…

  Four decades ago, Logoly State Park opened as the first of its kind in the Arkansas State Park system: one dedicated to environmental education. In 2017 that visionary mission continues and expands. Logoly’s new visitor center has officially received its Gold LEED Certification. LEED is an acronym that stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. LEED is recognized worldwide as a symbol of excellence in green building and…

What is Music Roots? The Music Roots Program in Stone County provides traditional folk music instruction in local schools. Skilled musicians provide youth with classes in traditional folk instruments: guitar, banjo, autoharp, dulcimer, mandolin and fiddle. Classes are held during the school day to ensure participation. And instruments are provided for the students to use as long as they are in the Music Roots program. This program represents the very…