Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Region Central Lower Delta North Central Northwest Southwest Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Monika Rued Waymon Cox Leita Spears [X] Meg Matthews [X] Kelly Farrell Date Published February 2020 November 2019 [X] December 2018 October 2017 [X] September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 April 2016 March 2016 Arkansas State Parks Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes Dec 2018 ⁄ Meg Matthews Make a healthy New Year’s resolution by kicking off 2019 with an invigorating First Day Hike at an Arkansas state park near you. Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 20 May 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews “Kids to Parks Day” is a nation-wide call for children to experience natural and heart-healthy activities at state parks. Video: Field Trip Grant Program May 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Field Trip Grant Program allows schools the opportunity to have students visit state parks during the school year. What is a Park Interpreter? May 2017 ⁄ Kelly Farrell On top of being guides and stewards of the parks, Park Interpreters identify plants and wildlife. They are biologists, geologists, botanists, historians, educators, and recreation specialists.