May 3, 2013 –May 5 , 2013

Enjoy your stay at Jacksonport State Park by attending a few of our scheduled activities. Discover the many wonderfully diverse qualities of Jacksonport by bringing your family, friends and yourself to any of our programs. The activities listed below are free or have a fee if stated. So visit with the park interpreters Donna and Matt to experience the park.

Friday, May 3

6:30pm- Civil War In Songs- A musical telling of the Civil War with the songs that shaped the period of strife. The program covers all the ups and downs of not just famous battles and generals but the everyday citizens that endured the Civil War’s hardship.

Saturday, May 4

6:30pm- Nature Hike- Camp Ground. Join one of Jacksonports Interpreters for a moderate nature hike to the Swamp Fox Natural Area and learn about the natural surroundings of Jacksonport and some of the ways they have formed the town’s history.

Sunday, May 5

2:30 pm – Ladybugs, Ants, and Butterflies – Picnic Area. Butterflies, ladybugs, and ants are fascinating creatures of the insect world. Join a park interpreter to learn about their habitats, lifestyles, and life cycles before making some colorful insect rubbings to take home.

3:30 pm – Wood Pecker Walk – Picnic Area. Join a park interpreter on a moderately strenuous walk to the Swamp Fox Natural Area and look for some of Jacksonports woodpeckers.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE PARK INTERPRETER AT THE PARK OFFICE by calling (870) 523-2143 or E-mail: donna.bentley@arkansas.gov