Oaklawn is a horse racing track and one of the only places in Arkansas where gambling is legal.
Children are allowed inside park but you must be 18 to bet. I often see children and families when I visit Oaklawn. Children love to watch the horses.
Even if you aren't a gambler, Oaklawn offers a day of fun and enjoyment. Horse fans can watch the horses as they prepare, you can root your favorite pick over the finish line or you can just sit back and watch the people.. . .
Historic Arkansas Museum invites you to come in and step back into Arkansas frontier history. Tour the museum's historic grounds and visit a pre-civil war neighborhood, including the oldest home still standing in Little Rock and the site where William Woodruff once printed the Arkansas Gazette. Interact with a living history character and see first-hand how early residents lived. Inside the Museum Center, explore Arkansas made art and artifacts in four exhibit galleries, see contemporary Arkansas art in the Trinity Gallery, and watch kids having fun in the interactive children's gallery. Shop . . .
For centuries, this misty Ouachita mountain valley was revered by Native Americans as a place of neutrality where all tribes could bathe in peace. In 1832 Congress set aside the natural hot springs site as a federal reservation, making Hot Springs National Park the first federally protected area in the national park system.
Until the advent of modern medicine in the late 1940's, visitors from around the world flocked to the natural hot springs to bathe in its healing thermal waters. Modern generations have carefully preserved the rich history of the springs and the bathing rituals that made. . .
The Clinton Presidential Library and Museum is located within the Clinton Presidential Center and Park. The Center includes the Clinton Foundation (Little Rock office) and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service.
The archival and museum holdings at the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum are the largest within the Presidential Library system. Included in these collections are approximately 76.8 million pages of paper documents, 1.85 million photographs and over 84,600 museum artifacts. Official records, as well as donated materials, will be made available to research. . .
Blanchard is a three-level system, but only two levels of the caverns are open for guided tours.
Blanchard Springs Caverns offers three tours. The Dripstone National Recreation Trail winds through the magnificently decorated upper level. The longer, more strenuous Discovery National Recreation Trail explores the middle level of the Caverns system. The Wild Cave Tour offers visitors an introduction to spelunking in a structured enviroment. Informative Forest Service interpreters guide the tours. The Dripstone and Discovery tours are limited to around 30 people; the Wild Cave Tour is limited. . .
"A Wonderful Way to Enjoy Yesterday," here's an adventure in yesterday's Ozark Mountain way of life that you can see, touch and enjoy today. Arkansas's unique Ozark Folk Center State Park is America's only facility that works at preserving the Ozark heritage and presenting it in such an entertaining way.
Tap your toes to mountain music at one of your favorite Arkansas state parks located in the Ozarks. See blacksmithing, pottery-making and over 18 other pioneer skills and crafts. Learn to play the dulcimer or autoharp, to jig dance or to grow an organic herb garden. Design your own workshop. . .
Come to the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame and trace the careers of The Natural State's sons and daughters who have made their mark on the entertainment world. Be greeted by an animatronic statue of Johnny Cash that will entertain you with several original songs.
Tour the exhibits of collections that include everything from the works of best-selling author John Grisham, to musical instruments owned by the likes of Levon Helm, Jimmy Driftwood and Art Porter, Jr. Be amazed by the costumes of famous Arkansans such as Jim Ed Brown, Charlie Rich, Collin Raye, Tracy Lawrence and many others.. . .
Arkansas, The Natural State, is blessed with an abundance of geological wonders. Crater of Diamonds State Park, the only diamond-producing site in the world open to the public, stands out as a unique geological "gem" for you to explore and enjoy.
Here, you are invited to prospect in the park's diamond search area, a 37 1/2-acre plowed field that is the eroded surface of an ancient volcanic pipe that 95 million years ago, brought to the surface the diamonds and some of the semi-precious stones lucky visitors find here today.
Diamonds of all colors of the rainbow can be found here at Crate. . .
Designed by renowned golf course architect Perry Maxwell, our course we built in 1926 on the former site of Hardscrabble Farm, a fruit orchard. The course was renovated in 1998 by Jay and Carter Morrish, updating the bunkers and greens to the modern game while preserving the layout.
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