Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Cossatot River Historic Washington State Park Region Northwest Central North Central Lower Delta Upper Delta [X] Southwest 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 Jason Parrie Joe Jacobs Maggie Howard Tara Gillanders [X] Billy Nations [X] Kelly Farrell [X] Matt Manos [X] Megan Ayres [X] Shelley Flanary Date Published May 2017 February 2017 November 2016 September 2016 March 2016 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.