Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area [X] Lake Dardanelle Region North Central Northwest Park Activity Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Monika Rued Mystina Swaim Rebekah Spurlock Sasha Bowles Adam Leslie Jason Baumgartner Tim Scott [X] Megan Ayres Date Published May 2020 April 2020 Photo Essay: Life Below Lake Dardanelle May 2020 ⁄ Megan Ayres What lives in a lake? If you are like most of us, your first thoughts were fish, snakes, and turtles. Believe it or not, that’s only a small part of the life below Lake Dardanelle! Lake Dardanelle State Park Sunset Apr 2020 ⁄ Megan Ayres Lake Dardanelle State Park sits along the edge of Lake Dardanelle, a 34,300-acre reservoir on the Arkansas River. Lake Dardanelle’s diverse habitats in and around the lake will surround you in natural beauty and a top-notch fishery. Enjoy this sunset view from the Lake Dardanelle State Park Visitor Center.