Don’t Miss The Garvan Woodland Gardens Tulip Extravaganza 2017!

February 27, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Garvan Woodland Gardens 2017 Spring Tulip ExtravaganzaWelcome spring with over 150,000 colorful tulips at the Garvan Woodland Gardens Spring Tulip Extravaganza! The stunning array of blooms will be on display March 1st through April 30th, 2017!

Garvan Woodland Gardens is the botanical garden of the University of Arkansas. The facility is in the Ouachita Mountains of Southwest Arkansas on a peninsula extending into Lake Hamilton.

The extensive gardens are a place of learning, research, and cultural enrichment. During the annual Spring Tulip Extravaganza, however, they’re just plain beautiful!

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Visit Lake Catherine State Park

April 27, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Lake Catherine State ParkLake Catherine State Park, near Hot Springs, AR, is a popular destination for water-skiing, swimming, and especially fishing!

Created in 1924 by the construction of Remmel Dam, Arkansas’ first major hydroelectric facility, Lake Catherine sprang up in the wilderness of the Ouachita Mountains, filling eleven miles of narrow valleys between Hot Springs and Malvern. Though eleven miles long, Lake Catherine is a slender body of water, covering only 1,940 acres as it snakes through the valleys downstream from Lake Hamilton, a broad and deep version of Glaze Creek’s original course.

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