Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Davidsonville Delta Heritage Trail Lake Fort Smith Lake Ouachita Moro Bay Pinnacle Mountain Woolly Hollow Region Northwest Upper Delta Lower Delta North Central Southwest [X] Central Park Activity Climbing Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking [X] Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Jenn Menge Robin Gabe Date Published June 2022 November 2021 September 2021 July 2021 April 2021 [X] February 2021 January 2021 August 2020 February 2020 January 2019 November 2018 September 2017 [X] January 2017 December 2016 September 2016 August 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 Video: Purple Martins on Lake Ouachita Feb 2021 ⁄ Jenn Menge Part of our mission at Lake Ouachita State Park is to provide access to Lake Ouachita, which is filled with many wonderful natural resources. One of the most unique sights – a huge roost of purple martins – is only visible for a small portion of the year. From mid-July to mid-August, thousands of purple martins flock to a small island on the lake to gather and rest before... 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. 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.