You Won’t Be Happy To Hear That Arkansas Is Experiencing A Major Surge Of Ticks This Year
Tick season has struck early here in the Natural State. Although Arkansans are used to dealing with the pests, this won’t be like typical years in the past. Our mild winter and heavy rains have unfortunately created the perfect tick environment. Keep your spray bottle handy as we learn more about this dreaded tick surge.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
What’s your tried and true method for keeping the ticks at bay?
If you’d still like to enjoy Arkansas’ natural beauty, try one of these campsites. They’re actually perfect for anyone that hates camping.
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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