Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Petit Jean Toltec Mounds Devil's Den Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge Historic Washington State Park Mississippi River Mount Magazine Village Creek [X] Parkin Archeological [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Pinnacle Mountain Region Central Upper Delta Park Activity Climbing Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Rachel Lewis Date Published May 2021 April 2021 March 2021 [X] October 2020 August 2020 May 2020 April 2020 January 2019 October 2017 January 2017 August 2016 [X] March 2016 Photo Essay: The Secrets of the St. Francis Oct 2020 ⁄ Rachel Lewis Parkin Archeological State Park in eastern Arkansas focuses on protecting cultural resources. The St. Francis River, a very large and mostly overlooked resource here, has proved to be a lifeline for past cultures that lived on this site. And, it continues to be a valuable resource today. These photos will guide you through past cultures of Parkin to show how the St... The Rich Musical History in the Arkansas Delta Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Here in Arkansas we have so much to celebrate, yet so few of us know about our rich, colorful history. Perhaps the best untold story Arkansas is its ownership of the only pure American form of music. 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. 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.