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Events at Lake Dardanelle in May

Events at Lake Dardanelle in May

Lake Cruise –Explore the wonders of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River aboard the state park tour boat.  Enjoy abundant wildlife, amazing history, and astounding views of the river valley throughout this 1 hour cruise.  There is no fee for the tour, but space is limited.  You must register for the tour. Call 479-967-5516 to register for a seat. We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour, at the boat dock near the south boat ramp.  (Weather permitting)

Tuesdays & Saturdays at 1:30p.m. – What’s for Lunch? –We have 8,000 gallons of aquariums, filled with many of the fish species found in Lake Dardanelle. Join park staff in the visitor center as they feed the fish live food. See for yourself, what’s for lunch?

LINKS: THV11 forecasting, radars and more

LINKS: THV11 forecasting, radars and more

Weather links to hold onto with the possibility of severe weather headed our way: 

 

One year after spill, panel discusses lessons from pipe break in Mayflower

One year after spill, panel discusses lessons from pipe break in Mayflower

A year after a major oil spill in a small Arkansas town, a congressman says that while communities believe they are ready for a disaster, there is always something else to do to prepare... Read More

Enjoy Wildflower Week at Petit Jean State Park

Enjoy Wildflower Week at Petit Jean State Park

The public is invited to spend a week enjoying the wildflowers of spring at Petit Jean State Park.  Weekday programs will be geared toward senior citizens, while weekend programs will be family oriented.  

The Mayflower oil spill robbed Michelle Ward of her middle-class dream

The Mayflower oil spill robbed Michelle Ward of her middle-class dream

In the spring of 2009, Michelle Ward was finishing her last semester at UCA. She was on her own, supporting her 2-year-old daughter, Kayla. The economy was in recession, and the future looked uncertain, but she decided to take a leap: She secured a loan to build a home. By October, she had moved out of the Conway apartment she'd shared with her college roommate for the previous six years and into a brand new brick house in a subdivision, Northwoods, that is located in a sleepy town just off Interstate 40 heading south towards her hometown of North Little Rock... Read More

Lake Dardanelle State Park events for April 2014

Lake Dardanelle State Park events for April 2014

Lake Cruise –Explore the wonders of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River aboard the state park tour boat.  Enjoy abundant wildlife, amazing history, and astounding views of the river valley throughout this 1 hour cruise.  There is no fee for the tour, but space is limited.  You must register for the tour. Call 479-967-5516 to register for a seat. We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour, at the boat dock near the south boat ramp.  (Weather permitting)

Tuesdays & Saturdays at 1:30p.m. – What’s for Lunch? –We have 8,000 gallons of aquariums, filled with many of the fish species found in Lake Dardanelle. Join park staff in the visitor center as they feed the fish live food. See for yourself, what’s for lunch?