Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Mount Magazine Toltec Mounds Crater of Diamonds Devil's Den Mississippi River Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge DeGray Delta Heritage Trail Jacksonport Lake Ouachita Mount Nebo Ozark Folk Center Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Prairie Grove Battlefield [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Logoly [X] Village Creek Region North Central Southwest Park Activity Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Haley Johnson Heather Johnson Tara Gillanders Date Published April 2021 March 2021 February 2021 January 2021 November 2020 August 2020 June 2020 [X] May 2020 April 2020 January 2020 January 2019 June 2017 January 2017 October 2016 [X] March 2016 Standout Butterflies at Logoly State Park May 2020 ⁄ Haley Johnson Logoly State Park in southwest Arkansas is the state’s first ecological state park dedicated to protecting the dynamically diverse ecosystem of the West Gulf Coastal Plain. The butterflies here are worthy of study and those with a keen eye can capture their beauty. Come mid-March and early April in Arkansas, butterflies begin emerging from their cocoon-like chrysalis... Promethea Silkmoth Video May 2020 ⁄ Heather Johnson Lake Fort Smith State Park in western Arkansas offers a variety of habitats for many different wild creatures. The forest here is a perfect home for the extraordinarily large promethea silkmoth, Callosamia promethea. At nearly four inches, the adults’ wings exhibit extraordinary camouflage to avoid predators. 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. 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.