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QWSP Activities To Start The New Year Off - Take A Hike!

 

For more information about any of the activities listed below, or the state park, dial (479) 394-2863 or visit the park's website by clicking here.

 

 

Wednesday, January 1st

 

First Day Hike starting at 10:00 am and lasting about 2 Hours. Meet on the north side of Lovers’ Leap. Start New Year’s Day on the right or left foot! Take a self-guided walk or join Park Interpreter Melissa for a mile hike on Lovers’ Leap Trail. After our hike join us by the fire and drink a nice warm cup of hot chocolate or coffee. At the fire you will have a chance to burn your burdens and make New Year’s Resolutions.

 

Hike Through History starting at 2:00pm and lasting about 2.5 hours. Meet at the end of the campground. Want to see where some of the earlier settlers settled and where they are buried? Join Park Interpreter Melissa as we hike the west side of the Ouachita Trail to the Pioneer Cemetery.

 

Thursday, January 2nd

 

Spring Trail Hike starting at 8:00 am and lasting about 45 minutes. Meet at the amphitheater. Join Park Interpreter Melissa for a leisure stroll on this short trail. Terrain is easy, so we will take our time and enjoy what nature has to offer us.

 

Wonder House Tour  starting at 10:00 am and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet at the Wonder House. Do you ever wonder what the Wonder House is about? Join Park Interpreter Melissa and step back into history to see one of the first vacation homes built in the 1930’s.

 

Friday, January 3rd

 

Home Sweet Home starting at 2:00 pm and lasting about 1 hour. Meet at Lovers’ Leap Trailhead. Meet Park Interpreter Melissa for a hike through our neighbors’ homes. Learn of all the different animals and their habitats as we hike at Queen Wilhelmina. We will start on the north side of the Lovers’ Leap trail.

 

Arkansas Furs starting at 4:00 pm and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet in the Hearth Room. What animals do we have here at Queen Wilhelmina State Park? Join Park Interpreter Melissa and she will talk about the animals that we have here in the park and you will get to feel their furs.

 

Tree Cookie Necklaces starting at 7:00pm and lasting about 45 minutes. Meet in the Hearth Room. What is a tree cookie? Want to remember your visit to Queen Wilhelmina State Park? Join Park Interpreter Melissa as we discover the unique qualities of tree cookies and create tree cookie necklace to take home!

 

Saturday, January 4th

 

Finding the Uniqueness starting at 11:15 am and lasting about 45 minutes. Meet at the amphitheater. Queen Wilhelmina State Park is a unique resource filled with special things you can discover while you are here. Join Park Interpreter Melissa to learn unique aspects about our park.

 

Wonder House Tour starting at 2:00 pm and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet at the Wonder House. Do you ever wonder what the Wonder House is about? Join Park Interpreter Melissa and step back into history to see one of the first vacation homes built in the 1930’s.

 

Edible Insects starting at 4:00 pm and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet in the Hearth Room. Is eating bugs a real thing? Join park interpreter Melissa and see who really eats bugs. If you’re brave enough, you can join the “I Ate A Bug Club!” Bring your appetite and take a bite or come and watch!

 

Sunday, January 5th

 

Wonder House Tour starting at 10:00 am and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet at the Wonder House. Do you ever wonder what the Wonder House is about? Join Park Interpreter Melissa and step back into history to see one of the first vacation homes built in the 1930’s.

 

Arkansas Symbols starting at 2:00 pm and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet at the amphitheater. Do you know the symbols of Arkansas? Join Park Interpreter Melissa and find out our state drink, cooking vessel, bird and much more!

 

Ask a Park Interpreter starting at 4:00 pm and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet in the Hearth Room. Have you encountered something in the park that has left you puzzled? Do you have any park or nature-related questions that you would like answered? Meet Park Interpreter Melissa in the Hearth room an informal meet and greet and get some answers! This program is come and go.

 

12-30-19 7:28 a.m. KAWX.ORG 

 

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