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Expedition Ozark 2024

Expedition Ozark will be a true test of endurance, teamwork and mental toughness. Teams (2-4 members) will have 5 days to complete a course covering the Northwest Arkansas region of

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Cooling off in the Ouachita River

Cooling off in the Ouachita River

We were invited to our friend’s birthday party, which included a relaxing float on the Ouachita River from Remmel Dam to Rockport Ledge. Most of the guests chose to use

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Look! We found water.

Floating in the Drought

From Summer, 2012 Much of Arkansas is currently under severe/extreme drought conditions. It hasn’t rained much here all summer. Every time we get a few drops Facebook lights up with

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Aly in some churning water.

School of Recreational Paddling

(Get signed up for the 2015 River Paddling School) The Arkansas Canoe Club is about forty years old, and they’ve organized training weekends for thirty-seven of those years – Canoe School

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The History of Memory

“Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The

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Here Comes the Sun

The weather today in much of the Natural State is not sunny. In fact, most of us are seeing some kind of frozen or freezing precipitation. But within 4 days,

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It’s Almost Resolution Time

Most New Year’s resolutions involve things like getting in shape or visiting new places or even spending more time outside. This year Arkansas State Parks is helping with those goals.

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If you can’t decide…

…do it all. I really enjoy cycling, but I also enjoy swimming (the “sport” of my youth) and hiking and orienteering and paddling and sometimes even running. I also enjoy

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But Mom, it’s HOT outside!

“Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.” That has been quoted so many times, from Ann Landers to Lou Holtz, I have no idea whom to credit. But I think

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