Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Moro Bay Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge Davidsonville DeGray Delta Heritage Trail Logoly Powhatan Courthouse Prairie Grove Battlefield Toltec Mounds Village Creek [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Wooly Hollow Region Northwest Central Lower Delta Upper Delta Park Activity Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Heather Johnson Robin Gabe Date Published May 2021 April 2021 February 2021 January 2021 November 2020 August 2020 May 2020 [X] April 2020 February 2020 January 2019 May 2018 July 2017 [X] January 2017 August 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Video: Stream at Lake Fort Smith State Park Apr 2020 ⁄ Heather Johnson As the spring rain settles in on the Boston Mountains of Lake Fort Smith State Park, the rainwater finds the quickest routes down the mountainsides to form hundreds of bubbling, temporary streams. The flowing waters breathe life into the forest by providing new water sources for plants and animals and providing habitat for aquatic insects and amphibians. The gentle streams... Living Hillsides Virtual Hike Apr 2020 ⁄ Heather Johnson Lake Fort Smith State Park is a beautiful oasis nestled in the Boston Mountains of Northwest Arkansas. The lake is pristine and teeming with life, but this outstanding water reservoir would not be as special as it is without its surrounding hillsides. These living, tree-covered hillsides protect the lake from erosion and deep within the forest are many hidden treasures. 5 State Parks Off the Beaten Path Jan 2017 ⁄ Robin Gabe Whether you’re looking to hike a trail, journey through history, muddy up your mountain bike, or just get away for the weekend, there is an Arkansas State Park waiting for you.