Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Region Southwest Northwest North Central Upper Delta Lower Delta [X] Central Park Activity Fishing Hiking Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Backpacking Climbing Diamond Digging Geocaching Horseback Riding Lake Tours Motorcycling Boating / Marinas Hang Gliding Kayaking / Canoeing River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Trail Type Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Wilderness Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Grady Spann Kayla Gomance Matt Manos Robin Gabe Sasha Bowles Amy Griffin David Armstrong Jason Baumgartner Jason Parrie Joe Jacobs Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Maggie Howard Megan Ayres Ron Salley Tara Gillanders [X] Monika Rued Date Published April 2020 March 2020 January 2019 November 2018 October 2017 September 2017 July 2017 January 2017 December 2016 Help Us Protect Your Arkansas State Parks Apr 2020 ⁄ Monika Rued Lake Catherine State Park Superintendent Cheryl Vincent goes over Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Thank you in advance for helping us protect your Arkansas State Parks. Physical Distancing at Arkansas State Parks Mar 2020 ⁄ Monika Rued It's important during this COVID-19 health emergency, that we all practice social "physical" distancing and follow CDC guidelines. Park Interpreter Matthew shows us some best practices while visiting state parks and other natural areas. Tour a YURT Jan 2019 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks offer plenty of great accommodation, like a YURT. They are perfect if you don’t have camping equipment but would still like a camping experience. 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. Fun Fall Events Oct 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks has several fun fall events and programs. Check out some of our park interpreters’ suggestions they sent in and make your plans to come visit. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. 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. 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.