Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Toltec Mounds Crowley's Ridge Davidsonville Delta Heritage Trail Lake Fort Smith Moro Bay Village Creek Wooly Hollow Region Central Upper Delta Lower Delta Northwest North Central Southwest Park Activity Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Monika Rued Waymon Cox Chris Pistole Heather Johnson Grady Spann Jeanette Larson Megan Ayres Paul Butler Adam Leslie Don Simons Ivory Detter Jenn Menge Joe Jacobs John Morrow Jonathan Wirges Kayla Gomance Matt Manos Matt Mulheran Mystina Swaim Rebekah Spurlock Ryan Smith Sasha Bowles Shelley Flanary Amy Griffin Amy Griffin Billy Nations Bonnie Marberry Brian Whitson Cara Curtis David Armstrong Devin Moon Elizabeth Kimble Haley Johnson Heather Runyan Jackie Rupp Jason Baumgartner Jason Parrie Jeanette Larson Josh Williams Kara Helton Kelly Farrell Kristina Root Kylee Cole Leita Spears Leita Spears Maggie Howard Pete Salmon Randy Pearson Ron Salley Sarah Reap Seth Boone Tim Scott Zachary Fisher [X] Robin Gabe [X] Tara Gillanders [X] Mary Buchman Date Published February 2017 January 2017 April 2016 March 2016 Crowley’s Ridge State Park: A High-Tech Marvel Built by the CCC Feb 2017 ⁄ Mary Buchman Crowley’s Ridge State Park was first constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, and included is still a beautiful and historic site you can visit. 5 State Parks Off the Beaten Path Jan 2017 ⁄ Robin Gabe Whether you’re looking to hike a trail, journey through history, muddy up your mountain bike, or just get away for the weekend, there is an Arkansas State Park waiting for you. It’s School Group Season! Apr 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Most of our parks have programs specifically designed for school groups that are aligned with the Arkansas K-12 and can accommodate School Groups throughout the year. Snow Business Beats No Business Apr 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Last month as the snow was blanketing the park we turned cold weather into a fun opportunity by making snow mammals as part of the program. Hard Work and Sweat Mar 2016 ⁄ Robin Gabe Imagine a group of Indians sitting quietly under the shade of a tree, wiping sweat from their brow and calculating how many more trips they must make with their baskets to complete their newest mound. Artifact Tales Mar 2016 ⁄ Robin Gabe Artifacts amaze me. It is a simple statement but every word is true. In certain cases, they are the only link that we have to past cultures. This is true at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park. The American Indians that lived here are called the Plum Bayou Culture and they left clues to their way of life in the form of artifacts. They lived at this site around 1,200... Winter on the Ridge Mar 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Winter may seem an unlikely season to go exploring outdoors, but it really can be amazing. This is the time of year to experience the geologic structure of Crowley’s Ridge in northeast Arkansas.