Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Lake Dardanelle Ozark Folk Center Region North Central Northwest Central Lower Delta Southwest Upper Delta Park Activity Boating / Marinas Climbing Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Waymon Cox Monika Rued Chris Pistole Heather Johnson Grady Spann Paul Butler Robin Gabe Tara Gillanders 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 Shelley Flanary Amy Griffin Amy Griffin Billy Nations Bonnie Marberry Brian Whitson Cara Curtis David Armstrong Devin Moon Elizabeth Kimble Haley Johnson Heather Runyan Jackie Rupp Jason Baumgartner Jeanette Larson Josh Williams Kara Helton Kelly Farrell Kristina Root Kylee Cole Leita Spears Leita Spears Maggie Howard Mary Buchman Melissa Phillips Pete Salmon Randy Pearson Ron Salley Sarah Reap Seth Boone Tim Scott Zachary Fisher [X] Jeanette Larson [X] Megan Ayres [X] Jason Parrie Date Published May 2020 April 2020 September 2016 August 2016 April 2016 March 2016 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. Awaken Your Nocturnal Nature Sep 2016 ⁄ Megan Ayres Many of your state parks offer evening programs that engage you with the world around you at night. Whether you're camping, hiking, stargazing, or or an owl prowl. Handling the Heat Aug 2016 ⁄ Jason Parrie Arkansas State Parks wants to remind folks that one can safely enjoy the outdoors even during the heat of the summer. Check our our tips and precautions for the hot weather. 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. 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. 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.