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Find that Priceless Gift of “Connection” on Green Friday at Hobbs State Park

17 Nov 2017 11:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

According to Rebekah Penny, interpreter at Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area, “Instead of stressing out about finding a good deal on the latest gadget this holiday season, let’s all take the time to be thankful for all that we have here in northwest Arkansas– clean water and air, and time with friends and family. ‘Green Friday’ is a chance to give a gift that is priceless – a connection – a memory!  There is true value in our natural areas, recreational activities, and traditions.  Getting out and exploring them with friends and family are those priceless connections – those priceless memories”.   What is your “Connection”?  A hike in the woods?  Doing a craft?  

Penny further added, “Find a real value at Hobbs State Park on Friday, November 24th.   Reconnect with the things that most of us find important in life.  Hobbs is the ideal place to avoid the stress of crowds, long lines, and rain checks on sale items usually associated with the holidays.  Consider new family traditions that you may just find priceless.  The memories you make will last far longer than the latest gadget.”

Green Friday activities at Hobbs State Park happen all day and include a run with the Ranger, scavenger hunts, a backpacking clinic, a fly tying exhibition, eagle watch cruise, plus crafts and educational activities for the entire family.

When:  Friday November 24, 2017
Where:  Hobbs State Park’s visitor center located on Hwy 12 just east       of the Hwy 12/War Eagle Road intersection.
Cost:   All activities Free except eagle cruise.  

Eagle Cruise is $10 Adults + tax, $5 + tax for Children (6-12)   Call for eagle cruise reservations or for more information about all of the Green Friday family activities.  479-789-5000

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