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Lake Dardanelle State Park April 28th Events
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 4/28/2018
Time: 1:30 PM TO 7:00 PM

Lake Dardanelle State Park
100 State Park Drive
Russellville, AR 72802

(479) 967-5516

Event Description:

1:30p.m. – What’s for Lunch? –We have 8,000 gallons of aquariums, filled with many of the fish species found in Lake Dardanelle. Join park staff in the visitor center as they feed the fish live food. See for yourself, what’s for lunch? 1:45 p.m. – Critter Crunch – Lake Dardanelle’s diverse habitats provide homes for many creatures large and small. Join a park interpreter in the kid’s corner of the visitor center as she tells you about some of the smaller creatures. She will also be feeding these creatures; so come discover the small native wonders we have around us. 2:30p.m. – Nature’s Bounty – The area surrounding Lake Dardanelle has a diverse history. The area had many pioneers and trappers who came and lived off the land, as well as, Cherokees who settled here when they were pressured to leave their homeland in the east in the early 1800’s. The climate was good and food was abundant. Join a park interpreter at the amphitheater and we will travel down the Meadowbrook Trail and discover some of the species vital for all who settled this area. 6p.m. – Lake Cruise- Explore the wonders of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River aboard the state park tour boat. Enjoy abundant wildlife, amazing history, and astounding views of the river valley throughout this 1 hour cruise. There is no fee for the tour, but space is limited. You must register for the tour. Call 479-967-5516 to register for a seat. We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour, at the boat dock near the south boat ramp. (Weather permitting)

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