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Exploring Arkansas May 2010

Inside a cave between Gravette and Sulphur Springs in northwest Arkansas there's a fascinating legend of hidden gold left by Spanish Conquistadors of long ago. The Seven Hollows Trail at Petit Jean State Park offers a natural arch and a grotto with a waterfall Parkin Archeological State Park near Forrest City is where "history" began in Arkansas-written evidence provides documentation of events and a Native American village (1000 - 1550 A.D.) which the Hernando de Soto expedition visited in 1541. Once a rice farm, the Bald Knob National Wildlife Reserve is now a migratory mecca for both ducks and geese.