U.S. 67, Texarkana Texas
Family-oriented theme park centered around 12-acre spring-fed lake whose facilities include two waterslides and paddle/bumper boats. Concession, video arcade and three-acre picnic area. Camping with hookups; fee. Open 10am-7pm weekends in May; daily Memorial Day through Labor Day. 18 miles W on US 67. General admission plus use fees for slides.
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(Daingerfield) Ellison Creek Reservoir
(Texarkana) Texarkana Fun Park
(Mount Pleasant) Welsh Reservoir
(Douglassville) Wright Patman Lake
(Texarkana) Wright Patman Lake
09/23 Coming to The Texarkana area
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Louisiana Peach Fest Ruston LA June21-22 The fun begins on Friday in Ruston’s historic Railroad Park at 6:30 p.m. with Dixie Tradition, followed by a return festival appearance by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at 8:30 p.m.
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