Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crowley's Ridge Lake Ouachita Mount Magazine Cane Creek Daisy DeGray Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Charles Lake Dardanelle Lake Frierson Mississippi River Ozark Folk Center Village Creek Withrow Springs Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Davidsonville Delta Heritage Trail Devil's Den Historic Washington State Park Lake Catherine Lake Chicot Lake Poinsett Moro Bay Mount Nebo Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Toltec Mounds White Oak Lake [X] Petit Jean [X] Jacksonport [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Hampson Museum [X] Wooly Hollow Region Central Northwest Southwest Upper Delta Lower Delta North Central Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Fishing Geocaching Kayaking / Canoeing Swimming Boating / Marinas Mountain Biking Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Author Heather Johnson Bonnie Marberry Grady Spann Matt Manos Robin Gabe [X] Arkansas State Parks Staff Date Published January 2019 May 2018 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 New Year’s Resolution: Visit an Arkansas State Park Every Month Jan 2019 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Six Hidden Gems of Arkansas State Parks May 2018 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Arkansas is lush with State Parks that people travel from all over to discover. But check out this list of parks that fly under the radar with hidden beauties and a secluded environment. 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.” 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 orginal design and structure of the CCC era in which it was built. 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. 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. 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. Distracted by the Birds at Petit Jean State Park Feb 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff We interpreters like to feed the songbirds, and this helps folks who come to the visitor center get a better look at them, especially if they go into the exhibit room and look out through the large window at the pond.