Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Devil's Den Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Mount Magazine DeGray Lake Dardanelle Prairie Grove Battlefield Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Davidsonville Historic Washington State Park Mississippi River Ozark Folk Center Crowley's Ridge Daisy Delta Heritage Trail Jacksonport Lake Catherine Lake Charles Lake Frierson Lake Ouachita Moro Bay Petit Jean Withrow Springs Wooly Hollow Cane Creek Crater of Diamonds Hampson Museum Lake Chicot Lake Poinsett Mount Nebo Pinnacle Mountain Powhatan Courthouse White Oak Lake [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Village Creek Region Upper Delta Central North Central Lower Delta Southwest [X] Northwest Park Activity Kayaking / Canoeing Watchable Wildlife Fishing Mountain Biking Boating / Marinas Geocaching Hiking Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Heather Johnson Arkansas State Parks Staff Robin Gabe Date Published April 2020 January 2019 January 2017 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. New Year’s Resolution: Visit an Arkansas State Park Every Month Jan 2019 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff 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. Events Roundup: Spring and Summer in Arkansas Aug 2020 Learn Dutch oven cooking, paddle downstream or practice your bird calls — but most importantly, get outside as Arkansas warms up with these festivals and ongoing activities.