Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Ozark Folk Center Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Davidsonville DeGray Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Prairie Grove Battlefield Region Central Southwest Northwest Lower Delta Upper Delta [X] North Central Park Activity Hiking Diamond Digging Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Backpacking Boating / Marinas Climbing Geocaching Horseback Riding Motorcycling Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type ATV Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks Staff Megan Ayres Grady Spann Heather Johnson Jonathan Wirges Jackie Rupp Jason Parrie Jeanette Larson Jeanette Larson Jenn Menge Joe Jacobs Kelly Farrell Maggie Howard Matt Manos Sarah Reap Tara Gillanders Zachary Fisher [X] Meg Matthews Date Published February 2020 November 2019 December 2018 September 2017 August 2017 May 2017 October 2016 August 2016 Relax, Recharge and Recreate During Spring Break Feb 2020 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks have many ways to relax, recharge and recreate fun and affordable. Take the time this spring break to visit a park and enjoy the physical and mental benefits. Opt Outside for Green Friday Nov 2019 ⁄ Meg Matthews Green Friday is an antidote to Black Friday where programs will be offered at many Arkansas State Parks on the day after Thanksgiving each year. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes Dec 2018 ⁄ Meg Matthews Make a healthy New Year’s resolution by kicking off 2019 with an invigorating First Day Hike at an Arkansas state park near you. Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Vlog: Sheep to Shawl Aug 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews At Ozark Folk Center State Park you can watch artisans in the craft village, like Jeanette who makes beautiful rugs and shawls by hand, using her own wool from her farm. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 20 May 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews “Kids to Parks Day” is a nation-wide call for children to experience natural and heart-healthy activities at state parks. Fall Color in Your Arkansas State Parks Oct 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Check out our fall events and fall foliage reporting so you can see which areas are showing the most color in Arkansas. 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. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate S’mores Day Aug 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Today, take advantage of National S’more Day at an Arkansas State Park to enjoy this ooey, gooey campfire treat just like when you were a kid.