Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Cossatot River Devil's Den Historic Washington State Park Lake Dardanelle Region North Central Central Lower Delta Upper Delta [X] Northwest [X] Southwest Park Activity Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Monika Rued Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Chris Pistole Grady Spann Heather Johnson Joe Jacobs Paul Butler Don Simons Haley Johnson Jason Parrie Kylee Cole Maggie Howard Matt Manos Matt Mulheran Robin Gabe Tara Gillanders Tim Scott [X] Megan Ayres [X] Adam Leslie [X] Billy Nations [X] Kelly Farrell [X] Shelley Flanary Date Published April 2020 May 2017 February 2017 September 2016 March 2016 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. 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. 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. 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.