Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crowley's Ridge Petit Jean Village Creek Region Central Upper Delta Lower Delta North Central Northwest Southwest Park Activity Hiking Trail Type Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Wilderness Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Waymon Cox Monika Rued Chris Pistole Heather Johnson Grady Spann Jeanette Larson Megan Ayres Paul Butler Robin Gabe Adam Leslie Don Simons Ivory Detter Jenn Menge Joe Jacobs John Morrow Jonathan Wirges Kayla Gomance Matt Mulheran Mystina Swaim Rebekah Spurlock Ryan Smith Sasha Bowles Shelley Flanary Zachary Fisher 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 Melissa Phillips Pete Salmon Rachel Lewis Randy Pearson Ron Salley Sarah Reap Seth Boone Tim Scott [X] Tara Gillanders [X] Matt Manos [X] Mary Buchman Date Published July 2017 February 2017 November 2016 April 2016 March 2016 More Than a Walk in the Woods at Petit Jean State Park Jul 2017 ⁄ Matt Manos Seven Hollows Trail at Petit Jean State Park offer sweet spots where conservation, recreation, and legacy all come together to form a seamless triumvirate. 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 Fall Hiking Tips Nov 2016 ⁄ Matt Manos It is hiking season in Arkansas and that brings some unique and beautiful opportunities. The leaves are changing, along with the temperatures. These cooler days can make for some great fall hiking. 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. 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.