Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Conway Cemetery Petit Jean Pinnacle Mountain Toltec Mounds Region Northwest Southwest Upper Delta Lower Delta North Central [X] Central Park Activity Hiking Climbing Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Wilderness Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Matt Manos Robin Gabe Date Published November 2020 August 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 November 2019 January 2019 [X] December 2018 November 2018 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 [X] November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 May 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. Caring for Conway Cemetery State Park May 2017 ⁄ Leita Spears Cleaning gravestones is an important part of caring for the cemetery, and requires training to make sure it is done correctly. Save Save Save Save Save Arkansas State Parks Celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 20 May 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews “Kids to Parks Day” is a nation-wide call for children to experience natural and heart-healthy activities at state parks. Video: Field Trip Grant Program May 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Field Trip Grant Program allows schools the opportunity to have students visit state parks during the school year. What is a Park Interpreter? May 2017 ⁄ Kelly Farrell On top of being guides and stewards of the parks, Park Interpreters identify plants and wildlife. They are biologists, geologists, botanists, historians, educators, and recreation specialists. 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. 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. Artifact Tales Mar 2016 ⁄ Robin Gabe Artifacts amaze me. It is a simple statement but every word is true. In certain cases, they are the only link that we have to past cultures. This is true at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park. The American Indians that lived here are called the Plum Bayou Culture and they left clues to their way of life in the form of artifacts. They lived at this site around 1,200... 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.