Paddleboarding on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Join the Lake Dardanelle State Park staff for a new program series, Outdoor Women Learning Skills (O.W.L.S.), designed to give women the skills and knowledge needed to enjoy nature and the available recreation at Lake Dardanelle.

The series takes place one evening a month for six months. Some of the topics covered include hiking, kayaking, Dutch oven cooking, fishing, and learning about things you may encounter in nature. The first workshop of the series will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Dec. 16 at the park visitor center. Admission is $20.

The remaining dates and topics for the series include:

Jan. 20 – Stars & Nature at Night


Feb. 17 – Fire building & Dutch oven cooking

March 10 – Knot tying & Fishing


April 14 – Birding & Hiking

May 12 – Kayaking & SUP

For more information, phone 479-967-5516 or email