Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Ozark Folk Center Toltec Mounds Cane Creek Crowley's Ridge Moro Bay Cossatot River Crater of Diamonds Daisy Davidsonville Lake Catherine Lake Fort Smith Lake Ouachita Mississippi River Mount Magazine Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Village Creek [X] Petit Jean [X] Devil's Den Region Central Northwest Park Activity Hiking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Rebekah Spurlock Adam Leslie Date Published May 2020 January 2019 September 2018 July 2017 February 2017 November 2016 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 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.” When All is Lost Apr 2016 ⁄ Rebekah Spurlock Interpreters, like most educators, know what it is like to operate on a shoe string budget, utilizing the resources at hand. But what happens when it all goes missing at the blink of an eye? 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’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. Getting Your Feet Wet Mar 2016 ⁄ Adam Leslie The best way to learn is to get your feet wet by taking part in a creek seining program. It was developed to help monitor the aquatic life found in Lee Creek, but it turned into so much more. 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. Living Underground at Devil’s Den State Park Mar 2016 ⁄ Rebekah Spurlock The unique sandstone crevice caves found at Devil’s Den State Park offer an intriguing immersion into the literal center of the layers of geology that support all life in the park. 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.