Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Lake Dardanelle Devil's Den Region Central Southwest [X] Northwest [X] North Central [X] Lower Delta [X] Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Trail Type Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Wilderness Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Monika Rued Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Chris Pistole Heather Johnson Paul Butler Grady Spann Joe Jacobs Matt Mulheran Bonnie Marberry Brian Whitson Cara Curtis Don Simons Elizabeth Kimble Heather Runyan Jackie Rupp Jason Parrie Jeanette Larson Jeanette Larson Jenn Menge Jonathan Wirges Kara Helton Kelly Farrell Kristina Root Kylee Cole Maggie Howard Mary Buchman Mystina Swaim Robin Gabe Ryan Smith Sarah Reap Seth Boone Tara Gillanders Tim Scott Waymon Cox Zachary Fisher [X] Megan Ayres [X] Adam Leslie [X] Matt Manos Date Published May 2020 April 2020 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! 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. 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. 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.