Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Ozark Folk Center Cossatot River Lake Chicot Village Creek Region Lower Delta North Central Southwest Central Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Waymon Cox Monika Rued Chris Pistole Heather Johnson Grady Spann Megan Ayres Paul Butler Robin Gabe Adam Leslie Don Simons Ivory Detter Jenn Menge Joe Jacobs John Morrow Jonathan Wirges Kayla Gomance Matt Manos Matt Mulheran Mystina Swaim Rebekah Spurlock Ryan Smith Sasha Bowles Amy Griffin Amy Griffin Billy Nations Bonnie Marberry Cara Curtis David Armstrong Devin Moon Elizabeth Kimble Haley Johnson Heather Runyan Jackie Rupp Jason Baumgartner Jason Parrie Jeanette Larson Josh Williams Kara Helton Kelly Farrell Kristina Root Kylee Cole Leita Spears Leita Spears Maggie Howard Mary Buchman Melissa Phillips Pete Salmon Ron Salley Sarah Reap Seth Boone Tim Scott Zachary Fisher [X] Jeanette Larson [X] Tara Gillanders [X] Shelley Flanary [X] Brian Whitson [X] Randy Pearson Date Published February 2017 April 2016 March 2016 How Do You Pronounce Lake Chicot? Feb 2017 ⁄ Brian Whitson Many people may know about the origins of this lake, but may not realize why we call it Lake Chicot. In order to understand where the name Lake Chicot comes from one must look to the past. Old-fashioned Community Energy Apr 2016 ⁄ Jeanette Larson The Ozarks is a unique and special place. Well-known for their beauty, these hills are also known for being challenging to live in or travel through. It’s School Group Season! Apr 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Most of our parks have programs specifically designed for school groups that are aligned with the Arkansas K-12 and can accommodate School Groups throughout the year. Winter at the Ozark Folk Center State Park Apr 2016 ⁄ Jeanette Larson The creativity of the music and crafts in Mountain Home, along with the genuine friendliness of the residents, draw visitors over the winding Ozark roads every year. Exploring Nature on the Trails at Cossatot River State Park Apr 2016 ⁄ Shelley Flanary “The book of nature has no beginning as it has no end.” (Jim Corbett) I am excited to tell you about the four trails we have and how our longest trail (“River Corridor”) is now completed for you to “experience the seasonal natural beauty along this wild and scenic river.” Starting with our shortest trail, “The Waterleaf Interpretive Trail.” This trail begins at the Visitor... Snow Business Beats No Business Apr 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Last month as the snow was blanketing the park we turned cold weather into a fun opportunity by making snow mammals as part of the program. Laughing and Learning Mar 2016 ⁄ Jeanette Larson Ozark Folk Center’s Folk School gives you the opportunity to three days immersed in fiber, the language of fiber, the techniques of fiber and the skills of working with fiber to make finished, usable items. A Wild and Scenic River Mar 2016 ⁄ Shelley Flanary Do you hear that sound? Do you hear the music? What could it be? You are standing approximately just southwest of Little Rock, in one of the most spectacular river corridors in the central U.S. Eagle Eyes Mar 2016 ⁄ Randy Pearson Each year, hundreds of bald eagles find their way to the Natural State to winter. Arkansas State Parks have numerous programs and special events to help you explore the fascinating world of these and other birds of prey. Bull Shoals-White River State Park hosts such an event: Eagle Awareness, held annually in January. This special weekend features a variety of activities... Winter on the Ridge Mar 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Winter may seem an unlikely season to go exploring outdoors, but it really can be amazing. This is the time of year to experience the geologic structure of Crowley’s Ridge in northeast Arkansas.