Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Davidsonville DeGray Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Prairie Grove Battlefield Region Central Southwest North Central Lower Delta Upper Delta [X] Northwest Park Activity Climbing Mountain Biking Boating / Marinas Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Road Cycling Swimming Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Grady Spann Jason Parrie Kelly Farrell Maggie Howard Megan Ayres Monika Rued Date Published November 2020 October 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 November 2019 June 2019 April 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 May 2018 October 2017 September 2017 July 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 [X] September 2016 [X] August 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Arkansas State Parks Celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 20 May 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews “Kids to Parks Day” is a nation-wide call for children to experience natural and heart-healthy activities at state parks. What is a Park Interpreter? May 2017 ⁄ Kelly Farrell On top of being guides and stewards of the parks, Park Interpreters identify plants and wildlife. They are biologists, geologists, botanists, historians, educators, and recreation specialists. Awaken Your Nocturnal Nature Sep 2016 ⁄ Megan Ayres Many of your state parks offer evening programs that engage you with the world around you at night. Whether you're camping, hiking, stargazing, or or an owl prowl. Rocks, Roots and Whoop de Dos! Sep 2016 ⁄ Grady Spann Bicycle tourism has hit Arkansas like a tornado, getting everyone’s attention, as well as requiring a lot of attention. Bird Nerds Part of Flock for Life Sep 2016 ⁄ Maggie Howard Birding is a weird and wonderful hobby to get into. You start out with an old beat up bird guide and a cheap pair of binoculars, figuring you would just give it a shot. Video Blog: Chalk Up Buttercup, We’re Climbing at Mount Magazine Aug 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Thinking about taking the "Pepsi Challenge and climbing 75 feet up Pinnacle Mountain? Check out our blog post for what you might expect, and pick up a few tips. 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.