Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Devil's Den Ozark Folk Center Petit Jean DeGray Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Historic Washington State Park Lake Dardanelle Mount Magazine Crowley's Ridge Lake Fort Smith Village Creek Mississippi River Toltec Mounds Davidsonville Moro Bay Cossatot River Delta Heritage Trail Lake Ouachita Prairie Grove Battlefield Cane Creek Daisy Jacksonport Lake Catherine Logoly Lake Charles Lake Frierson Millwood Mount Nebo Powhatan Courthouse White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Wooly Hollow Conway Cemetery Hampson Museum Lake Poinsett Louisiana Purchase Parkin Archeological [X] Bull Shoals - White River [X] Pinnacle Mountain [X] Lake Chicot Region Central North Central Lower Delta Northwest Southwest Upper Delta Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Hiking Climbing Kayaking / Canoeing Boating / Marinas Fishing Geocaching Mountain Biking Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Strenuous Easy Moderate Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Brian Whitson Ron Salley Zachary Fisher Date Published May 2020 February 2020 January 2019 October 2017 February 2017 August 2016 March 2016 Photo Essay: A Closer Look May 2020 ⁄ Zachary Fisher While we often anticipate hiking towards a specific destination on the trail—perhaps a clearing with a view or a streamside bench for a picnic spot—we have a tendency to overlook the subtle, simple wonders occurring along the way, forgetting to “stop and smell the roses,” so to speak. Some of nature’s truly incredible “wow” moments are happening all over the forest floor... 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 Josh Jeffers Named Superintendent of Pinnacle Mountain State Park Oct 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Josh Jeffers has Arkansas State Parks in the fiber of his being. The new Pinnacle Mountain State Park superintendent says having a passion for this kind of work comes naturally to him. How Do You Pronounce Lake Chicot? Feb 2017 ⁄ Brian Whitson Many people may know about the origins of this lake, but may not realize why we call it Lake Chicot. In order to understand where the name Lake Chicot comes from one must look to the past. 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. 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. 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. Billy Lindsey Named Superintendent of Bull Shoals-White River State Park Aug 2020 ⁄ Meg Matthews Billy Lindsey has been promoted to the role of superintendent of Bull Shoals-White River State Park bringing a wealth of knowledge in management, tourism, supervision, and customer service 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.