Upcoming Events

  April

Ozark Highlands Trail Backpacking


One of the Top 10 hiking trails in the country, the 165-Ozark Highland Trail spans beautiful Ozark hardwood and pine forests in northwest Arkansas. For this excursion, we will backpack 13 miles from Chancel to Ft. Douglas Trailhead, through the Hurricane Creek Wilderness Area. This is a moderate-to-difficult level trip with overnight camping. Physical fitness is a must. Transportation included. Bring your own meals and water. Major gear available for rent. Gear lists and meal planning help are available. Register by April 18. Outdoor Initiatives 874-2939

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Age: 15 yrs. and up (15-17 yrs. with an adult)
Date: April 21-22
Time: Sat., 7 a.m.-Sun., 6 p.m.
Fee: $50/Person
Ozark Highlands Trail Backpacking (Chancel to Ft. Douglas)
  May

Eye of the Needle Hike


Hike through the Ozarks most rugged canyon to this iconic spot located in the Ponca Wilderness at the Buffalo National River. This is an advanced hike, traversing difficult terrain, involving scrambling up steep inclines and over large boulders, so physical fitness is a must! The total distance covered is 5 miles on this trek. Transportation provided. Bring your own lunch, snacks and water. Day Packs available for rent. Register by May 11.

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Age: 15 yrs. and up
Date: May 12
Time: Fri., 8 a.m.-Sun., 6 p.m.
Fee: $15/Person
Eye of the Needle Hike Flyer

Giboney Cave Tours


Explore the myths, facts, and history of Giboney Cave at Doling Park. Shoes will get muddy on Walking Tours. Cavers will get very muddy and wet on the in-depth Tunnel Tours. Bring your own headlamp or flashlight, if you have one. Dates are subject to weather and bat activity. Register by Fri. prior to each tour date.

Age: 6 yrs. and up
Date: May 5, June 2, July 7, Aug. 4
Time: Sat., 1,2 and 3 p.m. (tunnel).
Fee: Walking Tour: $4/Person, $12/Family of 4
Tunnel Tour: $6/Person, $20/Family of 4
Giboney Cave Tours may-aug 2018

Grand Canyon National Park Extended Trip


Check this Bucket List Adventure off your list as we take you to one of the largest canyons on the planet. Spend the first 3 days camping at the less frequented N. Rim, followed by 2 days camping at the S. Rim. Daily hikes will Include iconic trails such as the N. Kaibab and Bright Angel Trail. All transportation, lodging, and entrance fees Included. Major gear available for rent. Suggested gear Lists and meal planning help available. Register by May 16.

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: May 26-June 2
Time: Sat., 6 a.m.-Sat. 5 p.m.
Fee: $600 (add $100 for a single occupancy room)
Grand Canyon Flyer
  June

Giboney Cave Tours


Explore the myths, facts, and history of Giboney Cave at Doling Park. Shoes will get muddy on Walking Tours. Cavers will get very muddy and wet on the in-depth Tunnel Tours. Bring your own headlamp or flashlight, if you have one. Dates are subject to weather and bat activity. Register by Fri. prior to each tour date.

Age: 6 yrs. and up
Date: May 5, June 2, July 7, Aug. 4
Time: Sat., 1,2 and 3 p.m. (tunnel).
Fee: Walking Tour: $4/Person, $12/Family of 4
Tunnel Tour: $6/Person, $20/Family of 4
Giboney Cave Tours may-aug 2018

Mulberry Paddle Trip


Beautiful Ozark Mountain scenery, turquoise waters, and adventurous rapids are but a few things that you will experience on this intermediate paddle trip. Previous paddling experience required. Transportation and boat included. Major gear available for rent. Suggested gear lists and meal planning help available. Register by June 13.

Online Registration

Age: 15 yrs. and up (15-17 yrs. with an adult)
Dates:
June 16-17
Time: Sat., 8 a.m.-Sun., 5 p.m.
Fee: $50/Person
Mulberry Flyer
  July

Giboney Cave Tours


Explore the myths, facts, and history of Giboney Cave at Doling Park. Shoes will get muddy on Walking Tours. Cavers will get very muddy and wet on the in-depth Tunnel Tours. Bring your own headlamp or flashlight, if you have one. Dates are subject to weather and bat activity. Register by Fri. prior to each tour date.

Age: 6 yrs. and up
Date: May 5, June 2, July 7, Aug. 4
Time: Sat., 1,2 and 3 p.m. (tunnel).
Fee: Walking Tour: $4/Person, $12/Family of 4
Tunnel Tour: $6/Person, $20/Family of 4
Giboney Cave Tours may-aug 2018

Buffalo River Paddle Trip


Astonishing views such The Narrows and Skull Bluff await you on this 19.6 trip from Mt. Hersey to Bakers Ford. Transportation and boat included. Major gear available for rent. Suggested gear lists and meal planning help available. Register by July 11.

Online Registration

Age: 15 yrs. and up (15-17 yrs. with an adult)
Dates:
July 14-15
Time: Sat., 8 a.m.-Sun., 8 p.m.
Fee: $50/Person
BR Paddle18 Flyer
  August

Giboney Cave Tours


Explore the myths, facts, and history of Giboney Cave at Doling Park. Shoes will get muddy on Walking Tours. Cavers will get very muddy and wet on the in-depth Tunnel Tours. Bring your own headlamp or flashlight, if you have one. Dates are subject to weather and bat activity. Register by Fri. prior to each tour date.

Age: 6 yrs. and up
Date: May 5, June 2, July 7, Aug. 4
Time: Sat., 1,2 and 3 p.m. (tunnel).
Fee: Walking Tour: $4/Person, $12/Family of 4
Tunnel Tour: $6/Person, $20/Family of 4
Giboney Cave Tours may-aug 2018

Current River Paddle Trip


A fun and easy overnight paddle trip on the scenic Current River. Paddle 17.3 miles from Round Spring access to Two River's access. Enjoy the beauty and temperature of this spring fed river! Transportation and boat included. Major gear available for rent. Gear lists and meal planning help are available. Register by Aug. 15.

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Age: 15 yrs. and up
Date: Aug. 18-19
Time: Sat., 9 a.m.-Sun., 6 p.m.
Fee: $50/Person
Currrent River Flyer18 Flyer