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  1. Come celebrating the work of the CCC boys

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    October 8, 2011 by Devils Den

    By Rebekah Spurlock Devil’s Den State Park is a testament to the rich cultural and natural heritage of Northwest Arkansas. It preserves the beautiful Lee Creek Valley, the largest sandstone cave and crevice area in the nation, and many memories for generations of families. Although Devil’s Den State Park was designated a state park in 1916, it was the hard work of the Civilian Conservation Corp that truly developed this area as a destination.

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  2. A Natural Weather Forecast

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    October 2, 2011 by wcobserver

    Nature is full of weather predictions, but some are harder to interpret than others. Sure, if the grass is wilting just about everyone can identify that we are in a drought. When the sky is dark, we can determine a storm is approaching. However, a real naturalist can tell what the winter is going to be like, if it is going to rain tomorrow and even what the temperature is just by using clues from nature.

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  3. Twenty-three Years and Still Pedaling

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    September 27, 2011 by wcobserver

    Mountain biking has been a part of Devil’s Den’s landscape for 23 years. Every year mountain bikers descend on the park for the Northwest Arkansas Mountain Bike Championships.

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  4. Fossil Flats Trail Facelift

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    September 12, 2011 by wcobserver

    Two hundred-year floods within a month can cause a lot of devastation. As we all know, most of Northwest Arkansas experienced that last spring. Devil’s Den was no exception. Everyone is aware of the damage to Lake Devil and the suspension bridge, but there was also damage to several of the park’s trails, especially the Fossil Flats Trail.

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  5. Fossil Flats Trail Facelift

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    September 11, 2011 by wcobserver

    Two hundred-year floods within a month can cause a lot of devastation. As we all know, most of Northwest Arkansas experienced that last spring. Devil’s Den was no exception. Everyone is aware of the damage to Lake Devil and the suspension bridge, but there was also damage to several of the park’s trails, especially the Fossil Flats Trail.

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  6. Fun-filled Days While the Crowds are Away

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    September 1, 2011 by wcobserver

    With the beginning of school, Devil’s Den does briefly slowdown. Of course I mean weekdays, weekends are still busy. This becomes the perfect opportunity to explore the park without the big summer crowds.

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  7. The Pleasure of Purpose

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    August 26, 2011 by wcobserver

    Do you love Devil’s Den State Park? Have you ever visited the park and thought, “They need to put a sign here to direct people” or “gosh, there is a lot of litter along the road!” What about, “Wow, I wish I could help at special events or with trail maintenance!” If so, consider joining our volunteer staff.

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