Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park DeGray Historic Washington State Park Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Crater of Diamonds Davidsonville Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Jacksonport Lake Charles Lake Dardanelle Lake Frierson Moro Bay Ozark Folk Center Prairie Grove Battlefield White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Region Northwest Upper Delta Central Lower Delta North Central [X] Southwest Article: Park Activity Kayaking / Canoeing Swimming Fishing Hiking Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Boating / Marinas Climbing Diamond Digging Geocaching Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Author Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Billy Nations Jason Parrie Monika Rued Waymon Cox Date Published December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 [X] May 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 [X] February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 June 2016 May 2016 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. Six Hidden Gems of Arkansas State Parks May 01, 2018 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Arkansas is lush with State Parks that people travel from all over to discover. But check out this list of parks that fly under the radar with hidden beauties and a secluded environment. 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. What’s it Like to be Scarlett? Feb 01, 2017 ⁄ Billy Nations We thought we would see first hand the difficulties of dressing during this time period and went head to head to see who could get dressed in 19th century dress the quickest. 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.