Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Lake Catherine Mount Magazine Petit Jean Region Central Northwest Southwest Article: Park Activity Kayaking / Canoeing Watchable Wildlife Climbing [X] Hiking Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Joe Jacobs Date Published January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 April 2018 November 2017 July 2017 January 2017 November 2016 August 2016 [X] April 2016 March 2016 [X] February 2016 An Adventure in Spring Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Joe Jacobs The spring birds are back and filling up the air with their songs. The winter bleakness is behind us. The warm air hits my face as I hike on one of our trails here at Lake Catherine State Park . Parks—Places Where “Everlasting Moments” Are Born Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Joe Jacobs Arkansas’s state parks are here to protect natural and cultural resources. They’re here for outdoor recreation, support tourism, and inspire those personal and profound “everlasting moments.” Because words can’t describe… Feb 01, 2016 ⁄ Joe Jacobs The Lodge at Mount Magazine has rooms and cabins have a view off the bluff-line overlooking the Petit Jean River Valley and Blue Mountain Lake.