Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park DeGray Toltec Mounds Cossatot River Delta Heritage Trail Devil's Den Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Fort Smith Moro Bay Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Pinnacle Mountain Prairie Grove Battlefield Village Creek Wooly Hollow [X] Lake Dardanelle [X] Davidsonville [X] Bull Shoals - White River Region North Central Lower Delta Southwest Upper Delta [X] Central [X] Northwest Park Activity Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Jason Baumgartner [X] Sasha Bowles [X] Megan Ayres [X] Meg Matthews [X] Robin Gabe Date Published June 2020 April 2020 January 2017 August 2016 Mayflies: Nuisance or Nutrient? Jun 2020 ⁄ Sasha Bowles Fishing is a favored pastime at Lake Dardanelle State Park, making people the top of this food chain. We love to catch fish, but often don’t think of all the creatures it took to build that strong healthy fish on the end of our fishing line. Mayflies are an essential part of the food chain that keeps the fishery at Lake Dardanelle State Park healthy. In this photo essay... Lake Dardanelle: One River Many Voices Apr 2020 ⁄ Sasha Bowles What is now the body of water called Lake Dardanelle was once simply the Arkansas River, a life source to plants and wildlife, as well as the Native Americans and settlers who migrated here. One river many voices. Lake Dardanelle State Park Sunset Apr 2020 ⁄ Megan Ayres Lake Dardanelle State Park sits along the edge of Lake Dardanelle, a 34,300-acre reservoir on the Arkansas River. Lake Dardanelle’s diverse habitats in and around the lake will surround you in natural beauty and a top-notch fishery. Enjoy this sunset view from the Lake Dardanelle State Park Visitor Center. 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. Top 10 Ways to Stay Cool at Arkansas State Parks Aug 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews While we wait for cooler temperatures to come to The Natural State, here are the top 10 ways to stay cool at Arkansas State Parks during the dog days of summer.