Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Region Northwest Central Lower Delta North Central Southwest Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Mountain Biking Backpacking Boating / Marinas Climbing Diamond Digging Fishing Geocaching Hang Gliding Horseback Riding Kayaking / Canoeing Lake Tours Motorcycling River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Mountain Biking Wilderness Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Trail Difficulty Moderate Strenuous [X] Easy Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued [X] Matt Manos Date Published December 2016 November 2016 Green Friday is Time to #OptOutside Dec 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Nov. 25 is Green Friday, an alternative to the crowds by choosing to #OptOutside and get outdoors. Arkansas State Parks has been offering Green Friday events for over seven years. 5 Fall Hiking Tips Nov 2016 ⁄ Matt Manos It is hiking season in Arkansas and that brings some unique and beautiful opportunities. The leaves are changing, along with the temperatures. These cooler days can make for some great fall hiking. Beyond Mountain Biking in NWA Nov 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Northwest Arkansas has a lot to offer, from our mountain biking trails, excursions, parks, and conventions. Once you're done biking, stop in on one of our craft breweries or local restaurants.