Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Lake Dardanelle Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge DeGray Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Jacksonport Lake Charles Lake Frierson Lake Ouachita Mississippi River Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Withrow Springs Bull Shoals - White River Cane Creek Daisy Delta Heritage Trail Devil's Den Hampson Museum Lake Catherine Lake Chicot Lake Fort Smith Lake Poinsett Moro Bay Mount Nebo Petit Jean Village Creek White Oak Lake Wooly Hollow Region Central Northwest Upper Delta Lower Delta [X] Southwest [X] North Central Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Fishing Geocaching Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Swimming Boating / Marinas Mountain Biking Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Author Waymon Cox Monika Rued Meg Matthews 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 Leita Spears Maggie Howard Matt Manos Tara Gillanders Zachary Fisher [X] Arkansas State Parks Staff [X] Megan Ayres [X] Billy Nations [X] Kelly Farrell [X] Shelley Flanary Date Published May 2020 February 2020 January 2019 May 2018 May 2017 February 2017 September 2016 April 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! Eagle Tours Feb 2020 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff One of the most awe-inspiring birds you can witness is the Bald Eagle. Once endangered, the Bald Eagle has made an encouraging comeback and now nests along rivers and lakeshores throughout the state. Now, you can find our national emblem in dozens of sites across Arkansas, particularly along shores of lakes and rivers. The most common time to experience Bald Eagle... New Year’s Resolution: Visit an Arkansas State Park Every Month Jan 2019 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Six Hidden Gems of Arkansas State Parks May 2018 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Arkansas is lush with State Parks that people travel from all over to discover. But check out this list of parks that fly under the radar with hidden beauties and a secluded environment. 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. 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. Herbal Feasts and Sumptuous Suppers Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff The very first Lavish Herbal Feast occurred on April 22, 1989, at the Ozark Folk Center State Park and you can still enjoy tasty treats and meals in Mountain View to this day. 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.