This Beloved Arkansas River Will Become The Very First Dark Sky Park In The South
There’s no doubt that the Buffalo National River is one of Arkansas’ most treasured gems. After all, the country’s first national river has endless trails, beautiful campsites, and the best lazy float in the world (okay so we’re a little biased). The river will soon have a new title as Arkansas’ first Dark Sky Park. Let’s gaze up at the stars and learn more about the importance of this new honor.
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Isn’t that neat? Share your thoughts on the new dark sky park with us in the comments below! You can always share your Buffalo photos (day or night with us in our Facebook Group, Arkansas Nature Lovers. You should join for your chance to be featured and to discover why there’s nothing better than Arkansas’ stunning nature.
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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