Wildflower Week at Petit Jean State Park

Apr 3rd, 2014 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

The public is invited to spend a week enjoying the wildflowers of spring at Petit Jean State Park.  Weekday programs will be geared toward senior citizens, while weekend programs will be family oriented.  Activities will begin at 3:30 pm on Monday, April 7th with a presentation on spring wildflowers of Petit Jean Mountain, presented in the CCC Room of Mather Lodge.  One of the event’s highlights will be a 2:30 pm program titled “Wildly Useful Wildflowers and Herbs”, presented by the Ozark Folk Center State Park’s herbalist, Tina Marie Wilcox, on Wednesday, April 9th in the park’s Rec Hall.  Other planned activities for the week include talks on wild edible plants, wildflower related hikes and strolls, and flower crafts.

This event is free of charge and open to the public.  For more information, contact the park at (501) 727-5441 or by email at petitjean@arkansas.com.  Our website also contains a detailed schedule of activities.  Visit us at www.petitjeanstatepark.com.