Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crowley's Ridge Mount Magazine Petit Jean Pinnacle Mountain Region Central Northwest Upper Delta Lower Delta North Central Southwest Park Activity Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Diamond Digging Climbing Backpacking Boating / Marinas Fishing Geocaching Hang Gliding Horseback Riding Kayaking / Canoeing Lake Tours Motorcycling River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming [X] Hiking Trail Type Day Hikes Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Wilderness Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Matt Manos Don Simons Meg Matthews Monika Rued Date Published December 2020 November 2020 February 2020 November 2019 January 2019 [X] December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 May 2018 [X] July 2017 January 2017 [X] December 2016 [X] November 2016 August 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 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. More Than a Walk in the Woods at Petit Jean State Park Jul 2017 ⁄ Matt Manos Seven Hollows Trail at Petit Jean State Park offer sweet spots where conservation, recreation, and legacy all come together to form a seamless triumvirate. Green Friday is Time to #OptOutside Dec 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Nov. 25 is Green Friday, an alternative to the crowds by choosing to #OptOutside and get outdoors. Arkansas State Parks has been offering Green Friday events for over seven years. 5 Fall Hiking Tips Nov 2016 ⁄ Matt Manos It is hiking season in Arkansas and that brings some unique and beautiful opportunities. The leaves are changing, along with the temperatures. These cooler days can make for some great fall hiking. 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. The Park that was a Farm Mar 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.