Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crowley's Ridge Lake Catherine Mount Magazine Petit Jean Pinnacle Mountain Region Central Northwest Southwest Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Kayaking / Canoeing Diamond Digging Climbing [X] Hiking Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Don Simons Date Published November 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 April 2018 July 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 August 2016 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 An Adventure in Spring Apr 01, 2016 The spring birds are back and filling up the air with their songs. The winter bleakness is behind us. The warm air hits my face as I hike on one of our trails here at Lake Catherine State Park . Parks—Places Where “Everlasting Moments” Are Born Apr 01, 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.” Wings on the Wind Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Don Simons As you scan the horizon with a good set of binoculars, there is a variety of wildlife to spot in state parks from hawks and eagles to monarch butterflies and song birds. 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. Pinnacle Mountain State Park Rocks! Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Tucked away in central Arkansas, Pinnacle Mountain is one of the most accessible state parks for hiking, backpacking, climbing, camping, and biking.