Official nickname. Arkansas is known throughout the country for its natural beauty, clear lakes and streams and abundance of natural wildlife. "Because of our unsurpassed scenery, clear lakes, free-flowing streams, magnificent rivers, meandering bayous, delta bottomlands, forested mountains, and abundant fish and wildlife, the official nickname for the State of Arkansas is proclaimed to be "The Natural State"." House Concurrent Resolution, No. 26, Acts 1953, p. 1511; A.S.A. 1947, Â§ 5-110; Acts 1995, No. 1352, Â§ 1.