Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park DeGray Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Crater of Diamonds Davidsonville Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Catherine Lake Dardanelle Moro Bay Ozark Folk Center Prairie Grove Battlefield Region Central Lower Delta North Central Northwest Upper Delta [X] Southwest Article: Park Activity Kayaking / Canoeing Hiking Mountain Biking Swimming Boating / Marinas Climbing Diamond Digging Fishing Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Jason Parrie Monika Rued Paul Butler Tara Gillanders Waymon Cox Date Published October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 [X] May 2018 April 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 June 2016 May 2016 [X] April 2016 March 2016 The Best of DeGray State Park May 01, 2018 If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind getaway in Arkansas, consider this: DeGray Lake Resort State Park near Bismarck is Arkansas’s only resort state park. Surprising Uses for Minerals Found at the Crater of Diamonds Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Waymon Cox Dozens of minerals can be found at Crater of Diamonds State Park, including calcite, mica, and barite. Each one can be used in different ways to make our lives easier. Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. Top 10 Ways to Stay Cool at Arkansas State Parks Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews While we wait for cooler temperatures to come to The Natural State, here are the top 10 ways to stay cool at Arkansas State Parks during the dog days of summer. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate S’mores Day Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Today, take advantage of National S’more Day at an Arkansas State Park to enjoy this ooey, gooey campfire treat just like when you were a kid. Handling the Heat Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Jason Parrie Arkansas State Parks wants to remind folks that one can safely enjoy the outdoors even during the heat of the summer. Check our our tips and precautions for the hot weather. Babysitting a Beaver Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Paul Butler Your Arkansas State Parks are set aside, protected, and determined in their mission to provide you with outdoor experiences that can enhance the quality of your life. It’s School Group Season! Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Most of our parks have programs specifically designed for school groups that are aligned with the Arkansas K-12 and can accommodate School Groups throughout the year. An Adventure in Spring Apr 01, 2016 The spring birds are back and filling up the air with their songs. The winter bleakness is behind us. The warm air hits my face as I hike on one of our trails here at Lake Catherine State Park .