Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Devil's Den Ozark Folk Center Toltec Mounds Cane Creek Crowley's Ridge Cossatot River Crater of Diamonds Daisy Davidsonville Historic Washington State Park Lake Catherine Lake Fort Smith Lake Ouachita Mississippi River Mount Magazine Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Village Creek [X] Petit Jean [X] Moro Bay Region Central Lower Delta Southwest Park Activity Kayaking / Canoeing Hiking Trail Type Kayaking/Water Trails Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Paul Butler Date Published May 2020 January 2019 May 2018 July 2017 January 2017 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 Babysitting a Beaver Apr 2016 ⁄ Paul Butler Your Arkansas State Parks are set aside, protected, and determined in their mission to provide you with outdoor experiences that can enhance the quality of your life. Parks—Places Where “Everlasting Moments” Are Born Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff 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.” Whatever Floats Your Boat Apr 2016 ⁄ Paul Butler If you're looking for some time to relax and unwind, you won't find a better place than an Arkansas State Park. Pack up your boat, fishing gear, and head out to get a little alone time. The Once and Future Mather Lodge Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Mather Lodge is closed for restoration, renovation and major rebuilding, but will stay true to the orginal design and structure of the CCC era in which it was built. Petit Jean State Park: A Place Where You Can Go Home Again Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff A person who made the hike to Cedar Falls fifty years ago can return today, make the hike, and little has changed which is inspirational and a relief to many park visitors. Petit Jean State Park’s Archeological Treasures Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Petit Jean State Park is full of fascinating geology, as well as rare rock art found in the park’s primary archeological site. Find the archeological significance of treasure trove. The Timelessness of Petit Jean State Park Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff One of the purposes of establishing Petit Jean State Park in 1923 was to protect an exceptional piece of Arkansas for the future enjoyment of the public.