Arkansas

Follow the Union Troop Trail – The Little Rock Campaign Driving Tour outlines the 1863 advance by Union forces who seized the state capital. Detailed exhibit panels at roadside pullouts accessible from I-40 between Little Rock and Lonoke.

Find Miles and Miles of Beauty – The Ouachita National Recreation Trail extends from Pinnacle Mountain State Park near Little Rock to Talimena State Park near Talihina, Okla.

Read a Book – The William F. Laman Public Library System: Has a variety of programs and activities including family nights, Children’s Week, photography exhibits from nationally acclaimed institutions and storytellers.

Splash in the water –  Designed from suggestions made by area children, Little Rock’s Peabody Splash Pad includes outdoor and underground rooms, large native stones and water spray area.

Go to School? It’s actually a Civil Rights Landmark now. Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site tells the story of the “Little Rock Nine.” A life-size monument to the nine students is on the grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol.

Come Together- Right Now – Two of Arkansas’s natural divisions meet at Cane Creek State Park in Star City — Mississippi Delta and West Gulf Coastal Plain hills.

Fishing – Children may fish free if they are under the age of 16 at any of the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Family and Community Ponds. They are stocked with catfish and trout.