Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Cossatot River Historic Washington State Park Lake Dardanelle Region Northwest Central Lower Delta Upper Delta [X] Southwest [X] North Central Park Activity Boating / Marinas Climbing Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming 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 Jeanette Larson Jeanette Larson Jenn Menge Joe Jacobs Jonathan Wirges Josh Williams Maggie Howard Matt Manos Tara Gillanders Zachary Fisher [X] Megan Ayres [X] Billy Nations [X] Jason Parrie [X] Kelly Farrell [X] Shelley Flanary Date Published May 2020 May 2017 February 2017 September 2016 August 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! 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. Handling the Heat Aug 2016 ⁄ Jason Parrie Arkansas State Parks wants to remind folks that one can safely enjoy the outdoors even during the heat of the summer. Check our our tips and precautions for the hot weather. 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.