Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park DeGray Lake Fort Smith Crowley's Ridge Daisy Delta Heritage Trail Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Lake Ouachita Mississippi River Moro Bay Mount Magazine Petit Jean Wooly Hollow Bull Shoals - White River Cane Creek Cossatot River Davidsonville Devil's Den Hampson Museum Historic Washington State Park Jacksonport Lake Catherine Lake Charles Lake Chicot Lake Frierson Lake Poinsett Mount Nebo Ozark Folk Center Pinnacle Mountain Village Creek White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Region Northwest Upper Delta Southwest North Central [X] Central [X] Lower Delta Park Activity Hiking Mountain Biking Kayaking / Canoeing Boating / Marinas Climbing Geocaching Horseback Riding Swimming Backpacking Diamond Digging Lake Tours Motorcycling Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Hang Gliding River Running [X] Watchable Wildlife [X] Fishing Trail Type Day Hikes Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Wilderness Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Jenn Menge David Armstrong Jason Parrie Maggie Howard Paul Butler Ron Salley [X] Arkansas State Parks Staff [X] Monika Rued [X] Robin Gabe Date Published April 2021 February 2020 January 2019 November 2018 January 2017 December 2016 March 2016 February 2016 7 Staycations at Arkansas State Parks Apr 2021 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Imagine waking up to the sound of waves lapping at the shore, birds chirping from tall pine trees, maybe even a boat motor quietly starting its day to bring joy to families spending the weekend away from it all. That’s the kind of wake-up you’ll receive when you staycation at an Arkansas State Park. We’ve chosen seven better-than-a-hotel locales you’re guaranteed to fall... Eagle Tours Feb 2020 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff One of the most awe-inspiring birds you can witness is the Bald Eagle. Once endangered, the Bald Eagle has made an encouraging comeback and now nests along rivers and lakeshores throughout the state. Now, you can find our national emblem in dozens of sites across Arkansas, particularly along shores of lakes and rivers. The most common time to experience Bald Eagle... New Year’s Resolution: Visit an Arkansas State Park Every Month Jan 2019 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Arkansas State Parks December To Do List Nov 2018 ⁄ Monika Rued December is a wonderful time to connect with your community in Arkansas state parks. We have interpretative programs and events on tap all month to celebrate the holidays. 5 State Parks Off the Beaten Path Jan 2017 ⁄ Robin Gabe Whether you’re looking to hike a trail, journey through history, muddy up your mountain bike, or just get away for the weekend, there is an Arkansas State Park waiting for you. Winter To Do List Jan 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued If you’re looking for ways to come out of hibernation this winter, we have plenty of fun things to do. Here are 10 ideas we rounded up from our Arkansas State Parks team. 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. 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. Distracted by the Birds at Petit Jean State Park Feb 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff We interpreters like to feed the songbirds, and this helps folks who come to the visitor center get a better look at them, especially if they go into the exhibit room and look out through the large window at the pond.