While the spectacular scenic beauty is certainly one of the state's biggest draws, Arkansas is also proud of its rich heritage and wide assortment of fun activities. Whether you're digging for diamonds at the Crater of Diamonds State Park near Murfreesboro, floating down the Buffalo National River, fishing for trout on the White River or hunting ducks on the Grand Prairie, Arkansas offers the kind of unspoiled beauty for which you've been searching. Learn about history as you visit the state's Civil War battlefields and national cemeteries. Support the arts by attending the ballet or symphony. Search for valuable treasures at Arkansas's many antique shops. Bring the family for a vacation to remember. Enjoy fishing, camping and golfing in the great outdoors. Arkansas awaits you with gorgeous scenery and an abundance of attractions. You'll want to experience it all.
In the Ozark National Forest, 160-acre scenic Cove Lake features swimming, hiking, camping, and fishing. There are 28 family-unit campsites, 24 family-unit picnicking sites, restrooms with hot showers, drinking water and boat launching ramp. Boating and jet skis are allowed on Cove Lake. A "no wake"Paris, AR Recreation
Museum and study center to provide educational and cultural experiences for school groups and the general public. Programs and experiences are focused on historic house and grounds, a world-class mineral collection, and a Native American artifact collection. Tour includes: - 1930'Piggott, AR Museums
Cosmic Cavern was discovered in 1845, but wasn't developed until 1927. The cave features a 9 foot soda straw - the longest known in the Ozarks, and two bottomless lakes, one of which has had trout in it for over 50 years. One of the lakes was discovered in 1993 in the "Silent Splendor"Berryville, AR Caving