Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Moro Bay Lake Dardanelle Cossatot River Devil's Den Region Lower Delta Southwest Northwest North Central Central Upper Delta Park Activity Kayaking / Canoeing Fishing Trail Type Kayaking/Water Trails Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Monika Rued Waymon Cox Chris Pistole Heather Johnson Grady Spann Jeanette Larson Robin Gabe Tara Gillanders Don Simons Ivory Detter Jenn Menge Joe Jacobs John Morrow Jonathan Wirges Kayla Gomance Matt Manos Matt Mulheran Mystina Swaim Rebekah Spurlock Ryan Smith Sasha Bowles Amy Griffin Amy Griffin Billy Nations Bonnie Marberry Brian Whitson Cara Curtis David Armstrong Devin Moon Elizabeth Kimble Haley Johnson Heather Runyan Jackie Rupp Jason Baumgartner Jason Parrie Jeanette Larson Josh Williams Kara Helton Kelly Farrell Kristina Root Kylee Cole Leita Spears Leita Spears Maggie Howard Mary Buchman Pete Salmon Randy Pearson Ron Salley Sarah Reap Seth Boone Tim Scott Zachary Fisher [X] Megan Ayres [X] Paul Butler [X] Adam Leslie [X] Shelley Flanary Date Published May 2020 April 2020 January 2017 September 2016 April 2016 March 2016 Photo Essay: Life Below Lake Dardanelle May 2020 ⁄ Megan Ayres What lives in a lake? If you are like most of us, your first thoughts were fish, snakes, and turtles. Believe it or not, that’s only a small part of the life below Lake Dardanelle! 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. Couple ‘Catches’ 15 Pound Fish Without Pole Jan 2017 ⁄ Paul Butler One Arkansas couple rented a boat to explore the Ouachita Lake and Raymond Lake. To their surprise, a large fish jumped into their boat at Moro Bay State Park. 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. Babysitting a Beaver Apr 2016 ⁄ Paul Butler Your Arkansas State Parks are set aside, protected, and determined in their mission to provide you with outdoor experiences that can enhance the quality of your life. Whatever Floats Your Boat Apr 2016 ⁄ Paul Butler If you're looking for some time to relax and unwind, you won't find a better place than an Arkansas State Park. Pack up your boat, fishing gear, and head out to get a little alone time. Exploring Nature on the Trails at Cossatot River State Park Apr 2016 ⁄ Shelley Flanary “The book of nature has no beginning as it has no end.” (Jim Corbett) I am excited to tell you about the four trails we have and how our longest trail (“River Corridor”) is now completed for you to “experience the seasonal natural beauty along this wild and scenic river.” Starting with our shortest trail, “The Waterleaf Interpretive Trail.” This trail begins at the Visitor... 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. Sounds of the Night Mar 2016 ⁄ Adam Leslie Sitting around a campfire at an Arkansas State Parks is a great way to experience nature in the park and night time is full of activity and there are many animals to listen for. Getting Your Feet Wet Mar 2016 ⁄ Adam Leslie The best way to learn is to get your feet wet by taking part in a creek seining program. It was developed to help monitor the aquatic life found in Lee Creek, but it turned into so much more.