Monthly Archives: September 2015

Southeast

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MISSISSIPPI RIVER RBOAT

Marianna, (870) 295-4040

YOU’RE SAVORING your pristine campsite along the banks of Bear Creek Lake—because with operations having just started in mid-2009, this is the newest state park in the system. (It’s also one of the relatively few

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Northeast

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LAKE CHARLES MBOAT

Powhatan, (870) 878-6595

YOU’RE BOOKING the park’s only rental yurt—a round Mongolian tent home—a couple of weeks ahead of your trip and sleeping on a bunk bed instead of the ground. Just don’t forget to bring bed sheets.

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Southwest

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MILLWOOD OBOAT

Ashdown, (870) 898-2800

YOU’RE FISHING for prizewinning bass on the 29,260-acre Millwood Lake, scanning the tree line for eagles or renting kayaks at the marina (when the park reopens) to explore among the sunken timber stands.

YOU’RE WAITING until

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Northwest

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HOBBS GMount

Rogers, (479) 789-5000

YOU’RE BEDDING down outside of the park—unless you’re keen on a 4-mile trek to one of the primitive campsites along the Pigeon Roost Trail. Rogers is a 20-minute drive; scenic Eureka Springs, about 30 minutes.

YOU’RE

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Central

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LAKE OUACHITA BOAT

Mountain Pine, (501) 767-9366

YOU’RE RECLINING in an Adirondack chair on the deck of your three-bedroom lakeview cabin. And you’ve brought nine friends with you. Because why not? There’s plenty of room.

YOU’RE HIKING in your Chacos and

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The Natural State Parks

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LegendEARLY THIS PAST SEPTEMBER, I found myself surrounded by water lilies in full bloom, the fragrance of their white and yellow flowers thick on the water. I’d made the early-morning drive down to Cane Creek State Park from Little Rock

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The Culturalist

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HOT SPRINGS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL | Oct. 9 – 18

HOT SPRINGS | There aren’t many occasions when filmgoers can see filmmakers and their subjects under the same roof, as is the case with the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.

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Finding Flow

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Design-elementsWe hear it so often, that the kitchen is the heart of the home—and that’s because it’s true. It’s where we gather with friends and family. Wind down with a glass of wine after a long day. Make memories. Do

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A Servant’s Heart

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On the night of Nov. 4, 2014, Susan Hutchinson was ironing her husband’s shirt in a room at Embassy Suites Hotel in west Little Rock while her then-2-year-old granddaughter, Isabella, watched a rented episode of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on the

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Outside the Lines

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“Oh, that hurts,” says a man standing three spots ahead in line.

“Oh, that really hurts,” says the guy just in front of me, whose hurt must be bad enough that he almost immediately turns on his heels and abandons

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Home and Away

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As the late summer heat bleeds into the early days of fall, a ritual begins before the sun breaks over the horizon. It’s one well known to the residents of small towns all over Arkansas, from the principal who

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