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 Foliage Lake Tour

Oct 20, 2017

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

Wings over the Waterfall

Oct 21, 2017

9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Fall Color Stroll

Oct 22, 2017

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

Fall Color Walk

Oct 22, 2017

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

Fall Color Walk

Oct 22, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Oct 25, 2017

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

The Flavors of Fall

Oct 28, 2017

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Fall Colors Stroll

Oct 28, 2017

11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Fall Color Walk

Oct 29, 2017

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

Picture Perfect!

Oct 29, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Nov 01, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Nov 04, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Nov 05, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Nov 08, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Nov 10, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Weekend

Nov 10, 2017

12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Fall Color Walk

Nov 10, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Nov 11, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Weekend

Nov 11, 2017

12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Fall Field Guide Frolic

Nov 12, 2017

10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Nov 12, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Weekend

Nov 12, 2017

12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Nov 18, 2017

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

Fall Foliage Lake Tour

Nov 25, 2017

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