Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park DeGray Lake Dardanelle Lake Ouachita Petit Jean Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge Daisy Devil's Den Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Fort Smith Mississippi River Moro Bay Ozark Folk Center Village Creek Bull Shoals - White River Davidsonville Delta Heritage Trail Historic Washington State Park Jacksonport Lake Catherine Lake Charles Lake Frierson White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Wooly Hollow Cane Creek Crater of Diamonds Hampson Museum Lake Chicot Lake Poinsett Logoly Mount Nebo Powhatan Courthouse Queen Wilhelmina [X] Mount Magazine [X] Pinnacle Mountain Region Northwest Central Lower Delta North Central Southwest Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Boating / Marinas Fishing Geocaching Mountain Biking Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming [X] Watchable Wildlife [X] Climbing Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Strenuous Easy Moderate Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Don Simons Monika Rued Ron Salley Date Published May 2020 February 2020 January 2019 August 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Saving the Ozark Chinquapin: Plotting the Course for the Future May 2020 The Ozark Plateau sweeps across the northwestern part of Arkansas, bringing with it the beautiful oak-hickory forests and striking bluffs that earned Arkansas the title “The Natural State”. Among these old limestone remnants are innumerable deer, lumbering bears, and a variety of lush plants taking advantage of prime habitat in this premiere natural beauty. One such plant... Eagle Tours Feb 2020 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff One of the most awe-inspiring birds you can witness is the Bald Eagle. Once endangered, the Bald Eagle has made an encouraging comeback and now nests along rivers and lakeshores throughout the state. Now, you can find our national emblem in dozens of sites across Arkansas, particularly along shores of lakes and rivers. The most common time to experience Bald Eagle... New Year’s Resolution: Visit an Arkansas State Park Every Month Jan 2019 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Is Pinnacle Mountain a Volcano? Aug 2016 ⁄ Ron Salley Pinnacle Mountain stands about 1,000 feet above sea level, is on the extreme eastern edge of the Ouachita Mountain range, and sits where three rivers converge. 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. Wings on the Wind Mar 2016 ⁄ Don Simons As you scan the horizon with a good set of binoculars, there is a variety of wildlife to spot in state parks from hawks and eagles to monarch butterflies and song birds. Pinnacle Mountain State Park Rocks! Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Tucked away in central Arkansas, Pinnacle Mountain is one of the most accessible state parks for hiking, backpacking, climbing, camping, and biking. Because words can’t describe… Feb 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff The Lodge at Mount Magazine has rooms and cabins have a view off the bluff-line overlooking the Petit Jean River Valley and Blue Mountain Lake. Events Roundup: Spring and Summer in Arkansas May 2021 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.