Arkansas' national park sites draw 2.8 million

Posted: July 26, 2014 at 2:49 a.m.

Rachel and Brian Kinney walk with their children Brian Jr. (second from left), Nevaeh (center) and Kierstin (right) along Bath House Row in Hot Springs in 2010. A National Park Service economic impact report released this month said Hot Springs National Park is the most visited national park in the state.

Since 2002, Libby Smith and her husband have run Bear Creek Log Cabins in St. Joe near the Buffalo National River. Designated as the United States' first national river in 1972, the Buffalo is one of Arkansas' most popular National Park Service sites.

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