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Wildflower Weekend - March 31 - April 1, 2006
Millwood State Park is home to a large selection of spring wildflowers. Guided trail hikes and lake tours that focus on the unique wildflowers of spring are the centerpieces of this weekend. Bring your whole family to this celebration of spring and beauty.

Address: Millwood Lake , Ashdown, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 898-2800 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: millwood@arkansas.com
Fee: Free except lake tours: $6 adults; $3 children ages 6-12

April

20 Annual Easter Egg Scramble - The Easter Egg Scramble is a huge egg hunt open to kids ages 1-12. With 20,000 candy-filled eggs and over 300 prizes this is the ultimate egg hunt. Bring baskets or bags to collect your eggs and goodies. Don't be late! 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Address: Day Use Area , Ashdown, Arkansas
Ph: -870-898-2800 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: millwood@arkansas.com
Fee: Free

May

20 Annual Whistlestop Festival - CASI sanctioned chili cook-off, local chili cook-off, art show, collections exhibit, craft and antique booths, 5K Run/Walk, 2K Walk, special museum exhibits, food vendors, children's activities, petting zoo, live music, Little River Challenge Bike Race, antique cars, motorcycle show.

Address: Downtown Ashdown , Ashdown, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 898-2642 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ccastleman@arkansas.net
Fee: Free

20 - 21 Annual Freedom Heroes - Exhibit honoring southwest Arkansas servicemen and women, featuring display of individuals who served in the military, displays of uniforms, memorabilia, medals, purple hearts, and personal items such as letters.

Address: Two Rivers Museum, 15 East Main Street, Ashdown 71822 , Ashdown, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 898-2338 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: y2lou@sbcglobal.net
Fee: Free

24 - 27 Memorial Day Weekend Celebration - Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with guided trail hikes, lake tours and fun programs. Activities are offered for all age groups. Have some great family fun at Millwood State Park! Contact the park for a detailed schedule.

Address: Millwood State Park , Ashdown, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 898-2800 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: millwood@arkansas.com
Fee: Free except lake tours: $6 adults; $3 children ages 6-12

June

18 National Trails Day - National Trails Day is the day to recognize the value of recreational trails throughout the USA. Millwood State Park has two nature trails that offer great opportunities for viewing wildlife. Accompany the park interpreter on a guided hike or take a brochure and go solo. Both trails are level and suitable for varying levels of fitness.

Address: Trailhead in Camp Area E , Ashdown, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 898-2800 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: millwood@arkansas.com
Fee: Free

25 Children's Fishing Derby - Fishing is one of America's favorite pastimes. Children ages 4-12 can compete in age groups for prizes, in the categories of "largest fish," "smallest fish," and "most fish." Bring your own bait and tackle. Parents, your help is welcome and encouraged, but the kids must do the fishing! Contact the park for further information.

Address: Millwood State Park , Ashdown, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 898-2800 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: millwood@arkansas.com
Fee: Free

July

6 Annual Two Rivers Gala - Six-course gourmet meal prepared by several renowned chefs, includes silent and live auctions. A celebration of Little River County's history.

Ph: (903) 278-7760 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: gdcthrash@hotmail.com
Fee: $50 per person

11 - 13 Annual Mid Summer Art Show - Open for public viewing Thursday 10-6 p.m., Friday 10-6 p.m., and Sunday 12-3 p.m. Show open to adult painters and exhibits work from artists in Southwest Arkansas and Northeast Texas.

Address: Cossatot Community College , Ashdown, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 898-5200 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

September

16 - 19 Labor Day Weekend Activities - Games, programs, lake tours and trail hikes are just some of the activities planned for the Labor Day weekend. Bring your family and celebrate the last holiday of the summer. Contact the park for a schedule.

Address: Millwood Lake , Ashdown, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 898-2800 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: millwood@arkansas.com
Fee: Free except lake tours: $6 adults, $3 ages 6-12

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Millwood State Park

Directions: Nine miles east of Ashdown on Ark. 32 Camping, picnic sites; pavilion, self-guided walking trail, bicycle trail; marina with fishing and pedal boat rentals; slip rentals available year-round; one of the state'

Ashdown, AR State Parks

Pond Creek National Wildlife Refuge

Located along the Little and Cossatot rivers this 27,300-acre refuge is open for hunting during designated seasons, fishing, wildlife observation, photography, environmental education and interpretation, camping and designated ATV trails (seasonal use only)

Ashdown, AR Wildlife Refuges

Hunter-Coulter House Museum

Built in 1918, furnished with period furniture, listed on the National Register of Historic Places; antique farm tools, teaching memorabilia; special candlelight dinner is offered at Christmas; self-guided tours;

Ashdown, AR Museums

Ashdown Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Ashdown, AR Golf Courses

Millwood Landing Golf & Rv Resort

Course Access: Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Ashdown, AR Golf Courses

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