On January 1, 2016, the National Park sites of Arkansas will kick off the Centennial Iron Ranger Challenge. This year long program is one of many Centennial programs that will be available in Arkansas National Parks to celebrate the100th anniversary of the National Park Service. The Iron Ranger Challenge is a program to encourage healthy activities for park visitors. Visitors can choose to hike, bike, paddle, walk, run or roll 100 miles in any of the Arkansas National Parks. Visitors who complete 100 miles of activity will receive a special Iron Ranger Challenge commemorative patch. Challenge participants will need to log on thehttp://www.ironranger2016ar.
Participating Arkansas National Parks sites include: Arkansas Post National Memorial, Buffalo National River, Fort Smith National Historic Site, Hot Springs National Park, Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, Pea Ridge National Military Park, President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site and Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.