Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Davidsonville Delta Heritage Trail Lake Chicot Lake Fort Smith Moro Bay Wooly Hollow Region Central Northwest North Central Southwest Upper Delta [X] Lower Delta Park Activity Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Boating / Marinas Climbing Hiking Swimming Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Monika Rued Paul Butler Arkansas State Parks Staff Grady Spann Cara Curtis Joe Jacobs Kelly Farrell Maggie Howard Matt Manos Ryan Smith Seth Boone Tara Gillanders [X] Brian Whitson [X] Jason Parrie [X] Megan Ayres [X] Robin Gabe Date Published February 2017 January 2017 September 2016 August 2016 How Do You Pronounce Lake Chicot? Feb 2017 ⁄ Brian Whitson Many people may know about the origins of this lake, but may not realize why we call it Lake Chicot. In order to understand where the name Lake Chicot comes from one must look to the past. 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. 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.