Open House Meeting: Petit Jean State Park new Visitor Center

Public Open House Meeting Notice


What:   Open House Meeting: Petit Jean State Park new Visitor Center

When:  March 5, 2019. 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Where: Petit Jean State Park

Mather Lodge CCC Room

1069 Petit Jean Mountain Rd.

Morrilton, AR 72110


Arkansas State Parks will conduct a public open house session for the proposed new Visitor Center for Petit Jean State Park. The session will be held on March 5th, 2019 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm at the Mather Lodge CCC Room. The session will include State Park representatives and the architectural design firm for the new visitor center who will provide project information and talk one-on-one with attendees.  This will be an “open house” meeting with no formal presentations. The public is invited to visit anytime during the scheduled hours to view exhibits and ask questions.


Anyone needing project information or special accommodations please contact:


Jordan Thomas

Arkansas State Parks Planning and Development,

1 Capitol Mall Suite 4b.215

Little Rock, AR 72201



About Arkansas State Parks

Arkansas state parks and museums cover 54,400 acres of forest, wetlands, fish and wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation facilities and unique historic and cultural resources. The system includes 1,100 buildings (including 183 historic structures), six National Historic Landmarks, a National Natural Landmark and 16 sites on the National Register of Historic Places.

The state parks have 1,800 camp sites, 1,050 picnic sites, 208 cabins, five lodges, and 415 miles of trails. Eight million visitors annually come from all regions of the country. Park staffs provide over 42,000 education programs, activities and special events to more than 700,000 participants each year.

Established in 1923, Arkansas State Parks preserve special places for future generations, provide quality recreation and education opportunities, enhance the state’s economy through tourism, and provide leadership in resource conservation.