Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Devil's Den Ozark Folk Center Village Creek Region North Central Central Lower Delta Northwest Southwest Upper Delta Park Activity Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Backpacking Boating / Marinas Climbing Diamond Digging Fishing Geocaching Hang Gliding Hiking Horseback Riding Kayaking / Canoeing Lake Tours Motorcycling River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Trail Type Day Hikes Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Wilderness Trail Difficulty Moderate Easy Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Waymon Cox Jeanette Larson Adam Leslie Don Simons John Morrow Meg Matthews Paul Butler Robin Gabe Shelley Flanary Matt Manos Randy Pearson Seth Boone [X] Monika Rued [X] Tara Gillanders [X] Rebekah Spurlock Date Published April 2020 March 2020 January 2019 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 [X] December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 August 2016 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 Let’s Ride: Mountain Biking Exhibit at State Capitol Jul 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued “Let’s Ride: Mountain Biking in the State Parks of Arkansas” is a biking exhibit at the Arkansas Capitol, celebrating mountain biking in Arkansas State Parks. Music Roots Hits All the Right Notes Jul 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued The Music Roots Program in Stone County provides traditional folk music instruction in local schools. Skilled musicians provide youth with classes in traditional folk instruments. Ozark Holidays Craft Show at Ozark Folk Center State Park Dec 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued The perfect present for everyone on your list is at the Ozark Folk Center. Here you can find locally-made heirloom quality gifts for reasonable prices. One of a kind items will surprise even the the Grinch that Stole Christmas in your group. No need to fight the crowds at the malls, the OFC provides a serene shopping experience without the stress. #ozark-folk-center... 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. 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. Snow Business Beats No Business Apr 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Last month as the snow was blanketing the park we turned cold weather into a fun opportunity by making snow mammals as part of the program. When All is Lost Apr 2016 ⁄ Rebekah Spurlock Interpreters, like most educators, know what it is like to operate on a shoe string budget, utilizing the resources at hand. But what happens when it all goes missing at the blink of an eye? Living Underground at Devil’s Den State Park Mar 2016 ⁄ Rebekah Spurlock The unique sandstone crevice caves found at Devil’s Den State Park offer an intriguing immersion into the literal center of the layers of geology that support all life in the park. Winter on the Ridge Mar 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Winter may seem an unlikely season to go exploring outdoors, but it really can be amazing. This is the time of year to experience the geologic structure of Crowley’s Ridge in northeast Arkansas.