Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Ozark Folk Center Region Central Southwest Lower Delta Northwest Upper Delta [X] North Central Park Activity Hiking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Jeanette Larson Kelly Farrell Monika Rued Tara Gillanders Date Published December 2020 November 2020 August 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 November 2019 January 2019 [X] December 2018 November 2018 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 [X] July 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 May 2016 [X] April 2016 Arkansas State Parks Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes Dec 2018 ⁄ Meg Matthews Make a healthy New Year’s resolution by kicking off 2019 with an invigorating First Day Hike at an Arkansas state park near you. Music Roots Hits All the Right Notes Jul 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued The Music Roots Program in Stone County provides traditional folk music instruction in local schools. Skilled musicians provide youth with classes in traditional folk instruments. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 20 May 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews “Kids to Parks Day” is a nation-wide call for children to experience natural and heart-healthy activities at state parks. What is a Park Interpreter? May 2017 ⁄ Kelly Farrell On top of being guides and stewards of the parks, Park Interpreters identify plants and wildlife. They are biologists, geologists, botanists, historians, educators, and recreation specialists. Herbal Feasts and Sumptuous Suppers Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff The very first Lavish Herbal Feast occurred on April 22, 1989, at the Ozark Folk Center State Park and you can still enjoy tasty treats and meals in Mountain View to this day. Old-fashioned Community Energy Apr 2016 ⁄ Jeanette Larson The Ozarks is a unique and special place. Well-known for their beauty, these hills are also known for being challenging to live in or travel through. It’s School Group Season! Apr 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.