Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Ozark Folk Center Petit Jean Pinnacle Mountain Region Upper Delta [X] Central [X] North Central Park Activity Hiking Climbing Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Paul Butler Robin Gabe Seth Boone Tara Gillanders [X] Arkansas State Parks Staff [X] Jeanette Larson Date Published February 2020 January 2019 July 2017 November 2016 [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.” 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.