Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crowley's Ridge Davidsonville Jacksonport Lake Charles Lake Frierson Moro Bay White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Region Southwest Northwest Central Lower Delta North Central [X] Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Swimming Boating / Marinas Climbing Geocaching Mountain Biking Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Jason Parrie Monika Rued Tara Gillanders Date Published January 2020 November 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 [X] May 2018 October 2017 [X] September 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 May 2016 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 Six Hidden Gems of Arkansas State Parks May 01, 2018 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Arkansas is lush with State Parks that people travel from all over to discover. But check out this list of parks that fly under the radar with hidden beauties and a secluded environment. Inside Crowley's Ridge State Park May 01, 2018 Wandering the trails, cooling off in the swimming hole, celebrating reunions and weddings . . . locals and neighbors of Paragould, Arkansas, have been enjoying Crowley’s Ridge State Park for... Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 01, 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 01, 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. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate S’mores Day Aug 01, 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 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. Hidden Treasures Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Created in 1815, Davidsonville was Arkansas’s first planned town but by 1830, the town was no more. Today, nothing above ground remains of the town, but that doesn't mean there's nothing here... The Park that was a Farm Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Entering Crowley’s Ridge State Park, the first things you notice are the trees. As you wander through the park you will see a wide variety of trees, shrubs, vines, and flowering plants.