Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Cossatot River Historic Washington State Park Lake Dardanelle Region Northwest Central Lower Delta Upper Delta [X] Southwest [X] North Central Park Activity Hiking Trail Type Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Wilderness Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Waymon Cox Monika Rued Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Grady Spann Paul Butler Haley Johnson Heather Johnson Ivory Detter Jackie Rupp Jason Parrie Jeanette Larson Jeanette Larson Jenn Menge Joe Jacobs Jonathan Wirges Josh Williams Maggie Howard Tara Gillanders Zachary Fisher [X] Megan Ayres [X] Billy Nations [X] Kelly Farrell [X] Matt Manos [X] Shelley Flanary Date Published May 2020 May 2017 February 2017 November 2016 September 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! What is a Park Interpreter? May 2017 ⁄ Kelly Farrell On top of being guides and stewards of the parks, Park Interpreters identify plants and wildlife. They are biologists, geologists, botanists, historians, educators, and recreation specialists. What’s it Like to be Scarlett? Feb 2017 ⁄ Billy Nations We thought we would see first hand the difficulties of dressing during this time period and went head to head to see who could get dressed in 19th century dress the quickest. 5 Fall Hiking Tips Nov 2016 ⁄ Matt Manos It is hiking season in Arkansas and that brings some unique and beautiful opportunities. The leaves are changing, along with the temperatures. These cooler days can make for some great fall hiking. 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. 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.