Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Petit Jean Devil's Den Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Mount Magazine Toltec Mounds Mississippi River Ozark Folk Center Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River DeGray Delta Heritage Trail Historic Washington State Park Jacksonport Lake Chicot Lake Ouachita Logoly Mount Nebo Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Prairie Grove Battlefield [X] Crowley's Ridge [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Village Creek Region Upper Delta North Central Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Heather Johnson Mary Buchman Tara Gillanders Date Published April 2021 March 2021 February 2021 January 2021 November 2020 August 2020 June 2020 [X] May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 January 2019 May 2018 [X] February 2017 January 2017 October 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 Promethea Silkmoth Video May 2020 ⁄ Heather Johnson Lake Fort Smith State Park in western Arkansas offers a variety of habitats for many different wild creatures. The forest here is a perfect home for the extraordinarily large promethea silkmoth, Callosamia promethea. At nearly four inches, the adults’ wings exhibit extraordinary camouflage to avoid predators. Crowley’s Ridge State Park: A High-Tech Marvel Built by the CCC Feb 2017 ⁄ Mary Buchman Crowley’s Ridge State Park was first constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, and included is still a beautiful and historic site you can visit. 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. 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. More Fun at Lake Fort Smith State Park Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Who doesn’t enjoy an evening by the fire, nestled in a cabin, in the woods, near a lake? Made all the more special as you feel your muscles relax after a day of hiking, kayaking and fishing.