Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Devil's Den Ozark Folk Center Toltec Mounds Cane Creek Crowley's Ridge Moro Bay Cossatot River Crater of Diamonds Lake Catherine Lake Fort Smith Lake Ouachita Mississippi River Mount Magazine Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Village Creek [X] Petit Jean [X] Daisy [X] Davidsonville Region Central Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Date Published July 2020 May 2020 January 2019 July 2017 January 2017 August 2016 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 Hidden Treasures Apr 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... 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.” A Daisy of a Park! Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Daisy State Park is a hub of southwest Arkansas adventures including diamond digging, canoeing, kayaking, trout fishing, Little Missouri Falls, and Hot Springs National Park. 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. 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. 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.