Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Cossatot River Lake Chicot Mount Magazine Village Creek Region Lower Delta Northwest Southwest Central North Central Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Monika Rued Waymon Cox Jeanette Larson Paul Butler Robin Gabe Adam Leslie Grady Spann John Morrow Matt Manos Rebekah Spurlock Amy Griffin Billy Nations Jason Parrie Joe Jacobs Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Maggie Howard Mary Buchman Megan Ayres Mystina Swaim Randy Pearson Ron Salley Seth Boone Tim Scott [X] Tara Gillanders [X] Don Simons [X] Shelley Flanary [X] Brian Whitson Date Published February 2017 April 2016 March 2016 How Do You Pronounce Lake Chicot? Feb 01, 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. It’s School Group Season! Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Most of our parks have programs specifically designed for school groups that are aligned with the Arkansas K-12 and can accommodate School Groups throughout the year. Exploring Nature on the Trails at Cossatot River State Park Apr 01, 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... Snow Business Beats No Business Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Last month as the snow was blanketing the park we turned cold weather into a fun opportunity by making snow mammals as part of the program. Wings on the Wind Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Don Simons As you scan the horizon with a good set of binoculars, there is a variety of wildlife to spot in state parks from hawks and eagles to monarch butterflies and song birds. A Wild and Scenic River Mar 01, 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. Winter on the Ridge Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Winter may seem an unlikely season to go exploring outdoors, but it really can be amazing. This is the time of year to experience the geologic structure of Crowley’s Ridge in northeast Arkansas. Capturing the Magic of Waterfalls Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Don Simons No matter its size or volume a waterfall adds quality to any hiking adventure: Beautiful in so many ways, yet these same sites would go almost unnoticed without splashing water.