Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center 

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Office Hours

Our office is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Holidays are an exception. Please call before you come unless you are planning a self-guided visit of the area. Call 870-983-2790 or 870-983-2740.


Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center is located in rural Hempstead County in Southwest Arkansas. It is located off Highway 73 near Columbus, Arkansas.

From Little Rock, take I-30 to the second Hope exit (Hwy. 278). At the light, turn right, then turn left onto Hwy. 73 toward Lake Millwood. Travel to Columbus and turn at the second Game and Fish sign. It reads “Conservation Education Center” instead of “Wildlife Management Area." This is County Road 35N and the office is two miles on the right.

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