Calling all astronomy enthusiasts in Arkansas!!! Get your camera lenses ready for the most epic show on our beautiful planet. Beginning in March, you’ll witness five different planets align in the Arkansas night sky. And this incredibly rare display of planetary alignment will be the most exciting phenomenon for skywatchers near and far. So, Arkansas, get ready to view the most spectacular cosmic show that you are certain to remember for years to come!

If you have not yet witnessed this epic planetary event, have no worries, you have until March 30 to view these planets.

Did you know about this conjunction happening in the skies above? If so, have you taken images of this incredibly rare planetary display? We’d love for you to share them, as well as your overall experiences, with us in the comments section below.

And if you’re a stargazer and searching for the best place to admire the heavens in Arkansas, The Stargazing Cabin in the town of Marshall is the perfect location for you.

If you’re still in the mood for more Arkansas adventures, you will most likely enjoy exploring the wonderful small town of Bentonville as shown in this video:



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Exploring Arkansas

Where can we find other great places to watch the sunset in Arkansas?

  • Greers Ferry in Cleburne County offers spectacular sunset views over the 40,000-acre lake that is also popular for fishing, scuba diving, and a great deal more.
  • Mount Nebo State Park located near Dardanelle is the place for amazing views you can see from the rustic-style cabins, bridges, 14 miles of trails, and pavilions.
  • Hot Springs is a hill town that offers the perfect bird’s eye viewpoint for sunsets, plus all those amazing healing hot springs.

Read on to learn about some other great places to watch the sunset in Arkansas.

What are some good places where we can go hiking in Arkansas?

  • The Little Blakely Trail in Lake Ouachita is popular for hiking as well as mountain biking as it winds through a beautiful woodland area.
  • The Yellow Rock Trail in Devil’s Den State Park is accessed via a moderately difficult three-mile trail but the views from the 300-foot-high tallest point are so worth it.
  • The North Rim Trail in Mount Magazine State Park meanders through a hardwood forest, several creeks, and to an overlook at this, the highest point in Arkansas.

Read on to learn about some other good places to go hiking in Arkansas.

Where can we find family-friendly adventures in Arkansas?

  • Siloam Springs Kayak Park in the northwest part of the state is an outdoor, 700-foot engineered oasis that takes kayaking to an entirely new level.
  • Spartan Adventure Park Fort Smith in the town of Fort Smith is an indoor arena featuring a wide array of kid-friendly activities for game players, jumpers, climbers, and more.
  • Hog Wild Adventures in Omaha (Arkansas, that is!) is a guided Ozarks tour spanning over 1,100 acres.

Read on to learn about some other great family-friendly adventures in Arkansas.