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Quiet, scenic, unassuming Arkansas often gets bypassed by travelers en route to more well-known destinations, but with its verdant forests, clear rivers and streams, countless waterfalls and the craggy Ouachita and Ozark mountain ranges, the Natural State is a prime playground for outdoor lovers. Arkansas is home to exceptionally preserved parks, 2.5 million acres of national forests and a sublime tapestry of rolling farmland, peaceful pastures, glorious mountain vistas and other natural wonders. In addition, cities like Hot Springs, Bentonville, Fayetteville and Little Rock boast a plethora of nationally recognized cultural sites, museums and local secrets begging to be unearthed. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.