Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Historic Washington State Park Lake Dardanelle Region Northwest Central Lower Delta Upper Delta [X] North Central [X] Southwest Park Activity Trail Type Trail Difficulty 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 Leita Spears Maggie Howard Matt Manos Tara Gillanders [X] Megan Ayres [X] Billy Nations [X] Kelly Farrell [X] Shelley Flanary [X] Zachary Fisher Date Published May 2020 May 2017 February 2017 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! Photo Essay: A Closer Look May 2020 ⁄ Zachary Fisher While we often anticipate hiking towards a specific destination on the trail—perhaps a clearing with a view or a streamside bench for a picnic spot—we have a tendency to overlook the subtle, simple wonders occurring along the way, forgetting to “stop and smell the roses,” so to speak. Some of nature’s truly incredible “wow” moments are happening all over the forest floor... 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. 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.