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 Fair

Oct 06, 2018

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Fall Magic Lake Tour

Oct 07, 2018

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Fall Magic Lake Tour

Oct 14, 2018

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Annual Fall Festival

Oct 20, 2018

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Fall Magic Lake Tour

Oct 21, 2018

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Fall Foliage Hike

Oct 27, 2018

9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Fall Magic Lake Tour

Oct 28, 2018

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Fall Foliage Weekend

Nov 02, 2018

12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Photo Walk - Fall Colors

Nov 03, 2018

7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Fall Foliage Weekend

Nov 03, 2018

12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Fall Foliage Weekend

Nov 04, 2018

12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Autumn in Arkansas

Nov 02, 2019

12 a.m. to 12 a.m.