Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Toltec Mounds Cossatot River Devil's Den Mount Magazine Pinnacle Mountain Bull Shoals - White River Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge DeGray Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Lake Fort Smith Mississippi River Ozark Folk Center Parkin Archeological Prairie Grove Battlefield Village Creek [X] Petit Jean [X] Davidsonville Region Central North Central Northwest Southwest Park Activity Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Date Published July 2020 May 2020 January 2019 July 2017 January 2017 [X] August 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 Top 10 Ways to Stay Cool at Arkansas State Parks Aug 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews While we wait for cooler temperatures to come to The Natural State, here are the top 10 ways to stay cool at Arkansas State Parks during the dog days of summer. 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.