Every autumn, nature paints the mountains and valleys of The Natural State with gorgeous hues of gold, red and orange. Scenic drives showcase autumn's finest while allowing you to explore the state's varied topography on a fun-filled road trip. One drive through Arkansas at the right time of year and you’ll see what makes Arkansas one of the best places to see fall foliage. The parks offer great adventures in the Arkansas outdoors, too.

Arkansas's autumn attractions aren't limited to scenery; fall weather is ideal for enjoying the variety of outdoor activities that the state has to offer, such as camping, hiking and mountain biking. You'll also find art and history attractions and fun, family-oriented fall festivals and events all over the state.

Whether you plan to stay for a night or a week, fall foliage vacations in Arkansas’s state parks have a lot to offer. Make your travel plans now — view park photos and events below.

 
Upcoming Fall Events

Fall Music in the Park

Sep 16, 2017

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Fall Fair

Oct 07, 2017

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Fall Magic Lake Tour

Oct 08, 2017

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Columbus Day Lake Tour

Oct 09, 2017

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Columbus Day Lake Tour

Oct 09, 2017

3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Oct 20, 2017

2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Oct 25, 2017

2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fall Foliage Weekend

Nov 10, 2017

12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Fall Foliage Weekend

Nov 11, 2017

12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Fall Foliage Weekend

Nov 12, 2017

12 a.m. to 12 a.m.