25,000 square acres of stunning nature area unfold just minutes from Arkansas State University. Situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, the refuge is home to a range of wildlife, from beaver to wild turkey and deer. Hunting, fishing and wildlife spotting are among the activities that draw visitors here.
Contemporary art shows at this University-affiliated institution form a key part of the region's cultural offering. Shifting displays reflect on the role of art in society, and feature both national and international artists, linking the local community with the global one. Don't miss the annual display of works selected for the Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, featuring prints by international artists.
A key element of University life, the University Museum is a hub for engaging and edifying events for all ages. From exhibitions of the latest scientific studies to re-enactments of classic theater, there is always something new at this dynamic venue.
Home to the college football team the Red Wolves, this impressive sports center is at the heart of the local community in Jonesboro. Fans flood its benches on game days, filling the city with infectious energy and excitement.