Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Toltec Mounds Crater of Diamonds Devil's Den Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Mississippi River Mount Magazine Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River DeGray Delta Heritage Trail Jacksonport Lake Ouachita Logoly Mount Nebo Ozark Folk Center Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Prairie Grove Battlefield [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Crowley's Ridge [X] Village Creek Region North Central Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Heather Johnson Tara Gillanders Date Published November 2020 August 2020 June 2020 [X] May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 January 2019 May 2018 February 2017 January 2017 October 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 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. 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. 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.