Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Crater of Diamonds Devil's Den Ozark Folk Center Toltec Mounds Cane Creek Moro Bay Cossatot River Daisy Davidsonville Lake Catherine Lake Ouachita Mississippi River Mount Magazine Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain [X] Crowley's Ridge [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Village Creek Region Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Tara Gillanders Date Published May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 January 2019 May 2018 February 2017 January 2017 October 2016 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 The Electric Chair Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Not too long after I moved to Northeast Arkansas I was talking with a local who wanted to know where I worked. When I told them that I worked at Crowley’s Ridge State Park they immediately asked “Have you seen the electric chair room?” No one had told me anything about an electric chair on the park grounds, so I asked about it when I went in to the office the next day. My... Winter on the Ridge Mar 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Winter may seem an unlikely season to go exploring outdoors, but it really can be amazing. This is the time of year to experience the geologic structure of Crowley’s Ridge in northeast Arkansas. The Park that was a Farm Mar 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. More Fun at Lake Fort Smith State Park Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Who doesn’t enjoy an evening by the fire, nestled in a cabin, in the woods, near a lake? Made all the more special as you feel your muscles relax after a day of hiking, kayaking and fishing.