Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Lake Dardanelle Devil's Den Mount Magazine Region Northwest North Central Central Lower Delta Southwest Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Monika Rued Waymon Cox Chris Pistole Grady Spann Heather Johnson Jeanette Larson Paul Butler Robin Gabe Tara Gillanders Joe Jacobs John Morrow Kayla Gomance Matt Manos Matt Mulheran Mystina Swaim Rebekah Spurlock 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 Ivory Detter Jackie Rupp Jason Baumgartner Jason Parrie Jeanette Larson Jenn Menge Jonathan Wirges Josh Williams Kara Helton Kelly Farrell Kristina Root Kylee Cole Leita Spears Leita Spears Maggie Howard Mary Buchman Pete Salmon Randy Pearson Ron Salley Ryan Smith Sarah Reap Seth Boone Tim Scott Zachary Fisher [X] Megan Ayres [X] Adam Leslie [X] Don Simons Date Published May 2020 April 2020 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! 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. 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. Wings on the Wind Mar 2016 ⁄ Don Simons As you scan the horizon with a good set of binoculars, there is a variety of wildlife to spot in state parks from hawks and eagles to monarch butterflies and song birds. Sounds of the Night Mar 2016 ⁄ Adam Leslie Sitting around a campfire at an Arkansas State Parks is a great way to experience nature in the park and night time is full of activity and there are many animals to listen for. 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. Capturing the Magic of Waterfalls Mar 2016 ⁄ Don Simons No matter its size or volume a waterfall adds quality to any hiking adventure: Beautiful in so many ways, yet these same sites would go almost unnoticed without splashing water.