Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Lake Chicot Mount Magazine Petit Jean Region Central Lower Delta Northwest North Central Southwest Upper Delta Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Climbing Hiking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Billy Nations Grady Spann Mary Buchman Meg Matthews [X] Arkansas State Parks Staff [X] Brian Whitson [X] Maggie Howard [X] Megan Ayres Date Published May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 January 2019 May 2018 [X] February 2017 [X] September 2016 April 2016 March 2016 [X] February 2016 How Do You Pronounce Lake Chicot? Feb 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. 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. Bird Nerds Part of Flock for Life Sep 2016 ⁄ Maggie Howard Birding is a weird and wonderful hobby to get into. You start out with an old beat up bird guide and a cheap pair of binoculars, figuring you would just give it a shot. Distracted by the Birds at Petit Jean State Park Feb 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff We interpreters like to feed the songbirds, and this helps folks who come to the visitor center get a better look at them, especially if they go into the exhibit room and look out through the large window at the pond. Because words can’t describe… Feb 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff The Lodge at Mount Magazine has rooms and cabins have a view off the bluff-line overlooking the Petit Jean River Valley and Blue Mountain Lake.