Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Lake Chicot Region Northwest Central North Central Southwest Upper Delta [X] Lower Delta Park Activity Boating / Marinas Climbing Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking 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 Matt Manos Robin Gabe Ryan Smith Seth Boone Tara Gillanders [X] Brian Whitson [X] Jason Parrie [X] Maggie Howard [X] Megan Ayres Date Published February 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. 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. Bird Nerds Part of Flock for Life Sep 2016 ⁄ Maggie Howard Birding is a weird and wonderful hobby to get into. You start out with an old beat up bird guide and a cheap pair of binoculars, figuring you would just give it a shot. 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.