Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Crater of Diamonds Toltec Mounds Devil's Den Ozark Folk Center Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge Delta Heritage Trail Lake Dardanelle Lake Fort Smith Louisiana Purchase Mount Nebo Parkin Archeological [X] Pinnacle Mountain [X] Mount Magazine [X] Village Creek [X] Mississippi River Region Central Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Climbing Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Don Simons John Morrow Sasha Bowles Tara Gillanders Date Published September 2021 June 2021 May 2021 [X] March 2021 February 2021 January 2021 November 2020 August 2020 June 2020 May 2020 February 2020 January 2020 January 2019 [X] October 2017 [X] July 2017 October 2016 August 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 Trail of Tears Across Arkansas State Parks Mar 2021 ⁄ Sasha Bowles Arkansas has hundreds of miles of the Trail of Tears, and of the nine states traversed by the trail, is the only state that witnessed the removal of all five of the Southeastern tribes as they moved west. Arkansas State Parks has five parks that lie along these removal routes. These parks have been certified as National Park Service Trail of Tears National Historic Trail... Josh Jeffers Named Superintendent of Pinnacle Mountain State Park Oct 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Josh Jeffers has Arkansas State Parks in the fiber of his being. The new Pinnacle Mountain State Park superintendent says having a passion for this kind of work comes naturally to him. Mount Magazine Reworks Amphitheater Jul 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews There’s something special about an amphitheater experience — the expansive sky, premium acoustics, the energy in the air. It’s no wonder amphitheater events create unforgettable memories. Wings on the Wind Mar 2016 ⁄ Don Simons As you scan the horizon with a good set of binoculars, there is a variety of wildlife to spot in state parks from hawks and eagles to monarch butterflies and song birds. 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. Two Roads… Mar 2016 ⁄ John Morrow Discover the scenic routes in Mississippi River State Park, the Great River Road and Crowley's Ridge Parkway, highlighting the unique natural division of the delta. 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.