Arkansas State Parks

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Randy Dixon takes us on a partial survey of Arkansas State Parks history with the help of archives from the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History.

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Following a record year as more people jumped at the chance to spend time outdoors during the pandemic, Arkansas State Parks is cutting back hours and operations at its visitor centers, museums, restaurants and two marinas in response to a surge in COVID-19 cases. 

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Arkansas State Parks, a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, is launching a passport program. The new, free initiative allows visitors to document their experience as they travel to any of the 52 parks around the state.

Buffalo National River Park

In honor of Women’s History Month, Buffalo National River Park Ranger, Lauren Ray, is presenting two talks about women serving in the National Park Service, focusing in part on evolving dress codes. 

Ivory Detter, a seasonal park interpreter at Withrow Springs State Park, explains how the park will observe this month's solar eclipse.