Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Crater of Diamonds Devil's Den Pinnacle Mountain Cossatot River Delta Heritage Trail Lake Fort Smith Mississippi River Ozark Folk Center Parkin Archeological [X] Toltec Mounds [X] Crowley's Ridge [X] Mount Magazine [X] Village Creek Region Central Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Robin Gabe Don Simons Tara Gillanders Date Published May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 January 2019 May 2018 July 2017 February 2017 October 2016 August 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 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. 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. 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. Artifact Tales Mar 2016 ⁄ Robin Gabe Artifacts amaze me. It is a simple statement but every word is true. In certain cases, they are the only link that we have to past cultures. This is true at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park. The American Indians that lived here are called the Plum Bayou Culture and they left clues to their way of life in the form of artifacts. They lived at this site around 1,200... Hard Work and Sweat Mar 2016 ⁄ Robin Gabe Imagine a group of Indians sitting quietly under the shade of a tree, wiping sweat from their brow and calculating how many more trips they must make with their baskets to complete their newest mound. Going Prehistoric! Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Come and see the archaeological wonders of the Toltec Mounds where you can experience these actual events and see our own piece of prehistory.