Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Devil's Den Mount Magazine Toltec Mounds Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge Delta Heritage Trail Mississippi River Moro Bay Ozark Folk Center Wooly Hollow Cane Creek Daisy Davidsonville DeGray Hampson Museum Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Jacksonport Lake Catherine Lake Charles Lake Chicot Lake Dardanelle Lake Frierson Lake Ouachita Lake Poinsett Mount Nebo Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Withrow Springs [X] Petit Jean [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Village Creek Region Central Lower Delta Northwest Upper Delta North Central Southwest Park Activity Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Boating / Marinas Geocaching Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Matt Manos Robin Gabe Tara Gillanders Date Published June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 January 2020 [X] January 2019 [X] July 2017 [X] January 2017 October 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 New Year’s Resolution: Visit an Arkansas State Park Every Month Jan 2019 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff 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. 5 State Parks Off the Beaten Path Jan 2017 ⁄ Robin Gabe Whether you’re looking to hike a trail, journey through history, muddy up your mountain bike, or just get away for the weekend, there is an Arkansas State Park waiting for you. 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. Petit Jean State Park’s Archeological Treasures Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Petit Jean State Park is full of fascinating geology, as well as rare rock art found in the park’s primary archeological site. Find the archeological significance of treasure trove. 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 Timelessness of Petit Jean State Park Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff One of the purposes of establishing Petit Jean State Park in 1923 was to protect an exceptional piece of Arkansas for the future enjoyment of the public. Petit Jean State Park: A Place Where You Can Go Home Again Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff A person who made the hike to Cedar Falls fifty years ago can return today, make the hike, and little has changed which is inspirational and a relief to many park visitors. 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.