Mountain bike skills park planned at Jones Center – Talk Business & Politics

Can you keep up with all the new mountain biking infrastructure coming to Arkansas? It's tough. Springdale already has Thunder Chicken and now a new mountain bike skills park called "The Runway". It is hoped that some of these new facilities start finding their way to other parts of the state soon. The planned park will have three skill development lines, a pump track, a children’s bicycle … [Read more...]

Report: Consumers spend $887 billion on outdoor recreation each year – Talk Business & Politics

The outdoor industry continues to grow in the Natural State. Here are some economic reasons to continue to improve the state's outdoor recreation opportunities and protect the special places that we not only enjoy but are also key to the economic development of Arkansas. Outdoor recreational activity generates $887 billion in consumer spending each year, according to a report released April … [Read more...]