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This privately owned garden is open to the public thanks to the generosity of Anita Davis. This neighborhood green space hosts various events and features temporary sculpture exhibits by local artists. Landscaped with lush, low impact vegetation, the garden offers benches and a gorgeous lighted canopy set upon an old fast food joint's foundation that now serves as the backdrop for many weddings. Whether its to check out the artwork, attend an event or merely enjoy the being outdoors, the Bernice Garden is an Arkansas gem.
Located just 10 minutes northwest of downtown, North Little Rock's Burns Park is the ideal getaway for a quick picnic lunch or a full day of fun in the sun. With a 36-hole public golf course, tennis and racquetball facilities, campgrounds, picnic tables and pavilions, baseball fields, an amusement park and a water slide, everyone can enjoy the great outdoors here. Kids will love the variety of unique playground facilities, including the popular "rocket slide" and the special needs' park.
Nestled between where the Arkansas and Little Maumelle Rivers meet, lies a 1000 acre (400 hectares) park. Here at Two Rivers Park, locals and visitors alike can partake in a variety of outdoor activities, from horse back riding and cycling to leisurely walks and even gardening! Located within this lush parkland is the Garden Center where residents can rent out garden tracts and plant and weed to their hearts content.
If you are entering Little Rock from I-430, you cannot miss the mammoth Pinnacle Mountain to the west, with its pointy, volcano-esque top. The state park centered around this mountain, just a few miles from Little Rock proper, is a unique Arkansas treasure. There are multiple hiking options sure to please adventure seekers. There is also a family-friendly hiking trail that leads to the top of the mountain. Plenty of picnic tables are available, and campgrounds are nearby. The park staff offers frequent events such as cookouts and puppet shows for families, along with survival lessons for adults.