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Sports and Recreation

Whether you’re looking to take in a game or cool off with a trip down a waterslide, you’ll find what you’re after in Pulaski and Lonoke counties.

Arkansas River Trail

The Arkansas River Trail System is an 88-mile loop that runs along both sides of the Arkansas River. Hikers, cyclists and joggers alike can enjoy the trail, which winds through Little Rock, North Little Rock, Maumelle and Conway. The trail connects 38 parks, six museums and more than 5,000 acres of parkland. The trail includes the Big Dam Bridge, the famous 4,200-foot bridge, which is the longest pedestrian bridge in the world built solely for recreation. The bridge’s state-of-the-art LED fixtures illuminate its exterior and can create millions of color schemes. Visit for more information on the bridge and its annual events and races, like the Full Moon Walk, Twilight 5K and bicycling tour.

Arkansas Travelers

400 W. Broadway St.

North Little Rock, AR 72114 501-664-7559

The Arkansas Travelers are a minor league baseball team with one of the longest-running histories of any minor league franchise. Named after the famous minstrel who roamed the Ozark Mountains, the Travelers own six Texas League championships, the most recent in 2008. Catch one of their games at Dickey-Stephens Park.


This region features some of the best golf courses in Arkansas. A variety of public and country club courses are available in Pulaski County, including the 18-hole Rebsamen Park, Hindman Park and War Memorial Park municipal golf courses. Burns Park in North Little Rock offers two 18-hole courses. Nine-hole courses are also available, including courses at Camp Robinson, Hickory Creek and the Links at Sherwood. Lonoke County features some of the area’s best greens at the Mallard Point, Greystone, Rolling Hills and Cypress Creek clubs. For a full list of public and private courses in Arkansas, visit

Joe Hogan Fish Hatchery

23 Joe Hogan Lane

Lonoke, AR 72086 501-676-3188

The Joe Hogan Fish Hatchery is one of the world’s largest working fish hatcheries. It produces catfish, largemouth bass, bream, crappie, striped bass and hybrid striped bass. The hatchery’s Lee Brady Visitor Center has displays including aquariums and mounted species native to the area. Tours are available.

Little Rock Zoo

1 Zoo Drive

Little Rock, AR 72205 501-666-2406

The Little Rock Zoo opened in 1926 with just two animals: an abandoned timber wolf and a trained circus brown bear. It is now home to nearly 700 animals that represent more than 200 species, including elephants, rhinos, giraffes, lions, tigers, jaguars and monkeys. A gift shop, cafe and on-site educational programs are also available.

Wild River Country

6820 Crystal Hill Road

North Little Rock, AR 72118 501-753-8600

Wild River Country is Arkansas’ largest water park. The 26-acre park features 13 attractions, including a wave pool, water slides, a lazy river, three pavilions and sand volleyball courts. For more information on hours and ticket prices, visit Wild River Country’s website.

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