Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Ozark Folk Center Petit Jean Pinnacle Mountain Region Upper Delta Northwest Southwest [X] Central [X] North Central [X] Lower Delta Park Activity Hiking Climbing Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Monika Rued Paul Butler Matt Manos Robin Gabe Seth Boone [X] Arkansas State Parks Staff [X] Jeanette Larson [X] Tara Gillanders Date Published February 2020 January 2019 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 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. 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.” 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. Herbal Feasts and Sumptuous Suppers Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff The very first Lavish Herbal Feast occurred on April 22, 1989, at the Ozark Folk Center State Park and you can still enjoy tasty treats and meals in Mountain View to this day. 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. Pinnacle Mountain State Park Rocks! Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Tucked away in central Arkansas, Pinnacle Mountain is one of the most accessible state parks for hiking, backpacking, climbing, camping, and biking.