Archives for July 2019

Another New Monument Trail Opens in an Arkansas State Park

Last month Arkansas State Parks and the Arkansas Parks & Recreation Foundation announced the opening of the first Monument Trail at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers, Arkansas. That trail is completely open with the only improvements to come will be opening up some bike-in campsites, added parking, and some other features not related to the trail design. It's a beautiful ride and, … [Read more...]

Rendezvous in the Ozarks Overland Rally

While most of our articles have to do with human-powered outdoor recreation, sometimes you need a little extra to get you to that special place. While at Outdoor Retailer this summer, I walked through a large and growing section devoted to Overland Travel that included various tent/sleeping options, extra power, and equipment racks. If you'd like to find out more at a more local level, check out … [Read more...]

Experience Fayetteville Visitors Center reopens July 22

Public invited to experience Modus-renovated center FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (July 18, 2019) – Guests to Fayetteville soon will be able to enjoy a revamped Experience Fayetteville Visitors Center, where they can learn about things to do and see in Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas. The Visitors Center, which is located on the Historic Downtown Square at 21 S. Block and has been closed since March … [Read more...]

The Idaho Stop Becomes The Arkansas Stop

A new law takes effect in Arkansas July 24, giving cyclists more options on the road with no change in the right-of-way for any road users. In April, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed Arkansas Act 650 of 2019 making Arkansas the second state to make it legal for people traveling by bicycle to treat stop signs as yields and red lights as stop signs. The Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling, a group … [Read more...]