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Summer Programs | through Aug. 9 (Fort Smith)

Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center 8300 Wells Lake Road, Fort Smith, AR 72916

July 20, 2019 at 9 a.m. – Aug. 16, 2019

Free Admission

Now until Aug. 9 | Daily - Weekly - Special Programs
Sept. 21, Noon-2 p.m. | Youth Marksmanship Challenge

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Daily
2 p.m. Critter crunch

Weekly Programs
Thursday
9 a.m. Fishing
9 a.m.-noon Target casting*
Self-guided event.
11 a.m. Animal hour

Friday
9 a.m. BB guns and slingshots*
10 a.m.-noon Canoe and kayak
3:45 p.m. Nature break
For 3- to 7-year-olds.

Saturday
9 a.m. Guided hike
10 a.m.-noon Canoe and kayak
3 p.m. Laser Shot

Sunday
2:30 p.m. Archery*


Special Programs
July 2, Aug. 7
Nature arts and craft project
Call for event times and to register.

July 17, 24, 31
Arkansas River barge tours
Call for event times and to register.

July 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wells Lake family fun day


July 13, 1-3 p.m.
Snakes of Arkansas


Aug. 6, 6 p.m.
Duck decoy painting
Call to register.

Aug. 16, 6 p.m.
Becoming a conservationist


Youth Marksmanship Challenge
Sept. 21 | Noon- 2 p.m.
Take aim at events marked with an asterisk then demonstrate your skill in the Youth Marksmanship Challenge next fall. The challenge will include archery, 3D archery, BB gun shooting, target casting and slingshot shooting.


There is no fee for this program thanks to your support of the 1/8 Cent Conservation Sales Tax.

For more information, please contact the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center at 479-452-3993.