Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Cossatot River Lake Chicot Region Northwest Central North Central Upper Delta [X] Lower Delta [X] Southwest Park Activity Boating / Marinas Climbing Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Monika Rued Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Paul Butler Grady Spann Billy Nations Cara Curtis Haley Johnson Ivory Detter Joe Jacobs Josh Williams Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Maggie Howard Matt Manos Robin Gabe Ryan Smith Seth Boone Tara Gillanders [X] Brian Whitson [X] Jason Parrie [X] Megan Ayres [X] Shelley Flanary Date Published February 2017 September 2016 August 2016 March 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. 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. A Wild and Scenic River Mar 2016 ⁄ Shelley Flanary Do you hear that sound? Do you hear the music? What could it be? You are standing approximately just southwest of Little Rock, in one of the most spectacular river corridors in the central U.S.