Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Davidsonville DeGray Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Ozark Folk Center Petit Jean Pinnacle Mountain Prairie Grove Battlefield Region Southwest Northwest North Central Lower Delta Upper Delta [X] Central Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Climbing Hiking Boating / Marinas Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Jason Parrie Monika Rued Ron Salley Date Published May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 November 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 October 2017 [X] September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 July 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 [X] February 2016 Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. Is Pinnacle Mountain a Volcano? Aug 2016 ⁄ Ron Salley Pinnacle Mountain stands about 1,000 feet above sea level, is on the extreme eastern edge of the Ouachita Mountain range, and sits where three rivers converge. Top 10 Ways to Stay Cool at Arkansas State Parks Aug 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews While we wait for cooler temperatures to come to The Natural State, here are the top 10 ways to stay cool at Arkansas State Parks during the dog days of summer. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate S’mores Day Aug 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Today, take advantage of National S’more Day at an Arkansas State Park to enjoy this ooey, gooey campfire treat just like when you were a kid. Handling the Heat Aug 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. Distracted by the Birds at Petit Jean State Park Feb 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff We interpreters like to feed the songbirds, and this helps folks who come to the visitor center get a better look at them, especially if they go into the exhibit room and look out through the large window at the pond.