Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Region Southwest Central Northwest North Central Upper Delta [X] Lower Delta Article: Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Backpacking Boating / Marinas Climbing Diamond Digging Fishing Geocaching Hang Gliding Horseback Riding Kayaking / Canoeing Lake Tours Motorcycling Mountain Biking River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Article: Trail Type Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Wilderness Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Monika Rued Date Published November 2019 January 2019 [X] December 2018 November 2018 October 2017 [X] September 2017 August 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 [X] December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 May 2016 April 2016 Arkansas State Parks Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes Dec 01, 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. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Green Friday is Time to #OptOutside Dec 01, 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.