Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Petit Jean Devil's Den Toltec Mounds Cossatot River Historic Washington State Park Mississippi River Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain [X] Crowley's Ridge [X] Lake Chicot [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Village Creek Region Upper Delta Lower Delta Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Brian Whitson Mary Buchman Tara Gillanders Date Published June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 January 2019 May 2018 [X] February 2017 January 2017 October 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 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. How Do You Pronounce Lake Chicot? Feb 2017 ⁄ Brian Whitson Many people may know about the origins of this lake, but may not realize why we call it Lake Chicot. In order to understand where the name Lake Chicot comes from one must look to the past. 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. 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. 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.