Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Petit Jean Toltec Mounds Crowley's Ridge DeGray Devil's Den Ozark Folk Center Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Delta Heritage Trail Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Lake Fort Smith Lake Ouachita Parkin Archeological [X] Mount Magazine [X] Mississippi River [X] Pinnacle Mountain [X] Village Creek Region Central Northwest Upper Delta Lower Delta North Central Southwest Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Hiking Climbing Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Don Simons John Morrow Tara Gillanders Date Published September 2021 June 2021 May 2021 March 2021 February 2021 January 2021 November 2020 August 2020 June 2020 May 2020 [X] February 2020 January 2020 January 2019 [X] October 2017 [X] July 2017 [X] October 2016 August 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 Eagle Tours Feb 2020 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff One of the most awe-inspiring birds you can witness is the Bald Eagle. Once endangered, the Bald Eagle has made an encouraging comeback and now nests along rivers and lakeshores throughout the state. Now, you can find our national emblem in dozens of sites across Arkansas, particularly along shores of lakes and rivers. The most common time to experience Bald Eagle... Josh Jeffers Named Superintendent of Pinnacle Mountain State Park Oct 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Josh Jeffers has Arkansas State Parks in the fiber of his being. The new Pinnacle Mountain State Park superintendent says having a passion for this kind of work comes naturally to him. Mount Magazine Reworks Amphitheater Jul 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews There’s something special about an amphitheater experience — the expansive sky, premium acoustics, the energy in the air. It’s no wonder amphitheater events create unforgettable memories. Fling Golf – New Way to Experience Game Oct 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Fling Golf is a cross between lacrosse and traditional golf. This new game is easier to learn than traditional golf and much less expensive. It would be a great part of a family weekend getaway. Wings on the Wind Mar 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. Pinnacle Mountain State Park Rocks! Mar 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. 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. Two Roads… Mar 2016 ⁄ John Morrow Discover the scenic routes in Mississippi River State Park, the Great River Road and Crowley's Ridge Parkway, highlighting the unique natural division of the delta.