Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crowley's Ridge Daisy Davidsonville Lake Ouachita Ozark Folk Center Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Toltec Mounds [X] Petit Jean [X] Cane Creek [X] Lake Fort Smith Region Central Park Activity Hiking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Seth Boone [X] Arkansas State Parks Staff Date Published April 2021 January 2019 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 Parks—Places Where “Everlasting Moments” Are Born Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Arkansas’s state parks are here to protect natural and cultural resources. They’re here for outdoor recreation, support tourism, and inspire those personal and profound “everlasting moments.” Musings of a Westerner on the Natural State Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff This is your personal guide to westerners moving or visiting The Natural State. Find out everything Arkansas has to offer, from hiking and biking trails, lakes, rivers, parks and more! The Once and Future Mather Lodge Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Mather Lodge is closed for restoration, renovation and major rebuilding, but will stay true to the original design and structure of the CCC era in which it was built. Petit Jean State Park’s Archeological Treasures Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Petit Jean State Park is full of fascinating geology, as well as rare rock art found in the park’s primary archeological site. Find the archeological significance of treasure trove. The Timelessness of Petit Jean State Park Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff One of the purposes of establishing Petit Jean State Park in 1923 was to protect an exceptional piece of Arkansas for the future enjoyment of the public. Petit Jean State Park: A Place Where You Can Go Home Again Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff A person who made the hike to Cedar Falls fifty years ago can return today, make the hike, and little has changed which is inspirational and a relief to many park visitors. More Fun at Lake Fort Smith State Park Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Who doesn’t enjoy an evening by the fire, nestled in a cabin, in the woods, near a lake? Made all the more special as you feel your muscles relax after a day of hiking, kayaking and fishing.