Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Ozark Folk Center Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Davidsonville DeGray Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Prairie Grove Battlefield Region Southwest Central Lower Delta Northwest Upper Delta [X] North Central Park Activity Boating / Marinas Climbing Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Jason Parrie Jeanette Larson Monika Rued Tara Gillanders Date Published December 2020 November 2020 August 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 November 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 October 2017 [X] September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 May 2016 [X] April 2016 Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 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 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 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 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 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. It’s School Group Season! Apr 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. Herbal Feasts and Sumptuous Suppers Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff The very first Lavish Herbal Feast occurred on April 22, 1989, at the Ozark Folk Center State Park and you can still enjoy tasty treats and meals in Mountain View to this day. Old-fashioned Community Energy Apr 2016 ⁄ Jeanette Larson The Ozarks is a unique and special place. Well-known for their beauty, these hills are also known for being challenging to live in or travel through.