Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Devil's Den Lake Chicot Village Creek Region Lower Delta Northwest Central North Central Southwest Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Boating / Marinas Climbing Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Joe Jacobs Meg Matthews Monika Rued Waymon Cox Arkansas State Parks Staff Jeanette Larson John Morrow Paul Butler Robin Gabe Don Simons Grady Spann Matt Manos Rebekah Spurlock Shelley Flanary Amy Griffin Billy Nations Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Maggie Howard Mary Buchman Megan Ayres Mystina Swaim Randy Pearson Ron Salley Seth Boone Tim Scott [X] Tara Gillanders [X] Adam Leslie [X] Brian Whitson [X] Jason Parrie Date Published February 2017 August 2016 April 2016 March 2016 How Do You Pronounce Lake Chicot? Feb 01, 2017 ⁄ Brian Whitson Many people may know about the origins of this lake, but may not realize why we call it Lake Chicot. In order to understand where the name Lake Chicot comes from one must look to the past. Handling the Heat Aug 01, 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. It’s School Group Season! Apr 01, 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 01, 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. Sounds of the Night Mar 01, 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 01, 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. Winter on the Ridge Mar 01, 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.