State Parks Director's Office
Although caves at Devil's Den State Park and Withrow Springs State Park are closed to the public as state and federal agencies work to protect these caves and the bat species that inhabit them from White-nose Syndrome, Arkansas's show caves are open for business. These seven caves in the Ozarks include Blanchard Springs Caverns, operated by the U.S. Forest Service, and these privately-operated caverns: Bull Shoals, Cosmic Caverns, Mystic Caverns, Old Spanish Treasure Cave, Onyx Cave, and War Eagle Cavern.
Information on these caverns can be found at: www.arkansas.com/things-to-do/caves/.
The East Summit parking lot will be closed for repairs June 19-21, 2017. The parking lot and boat ramp at the Big Maumelle will be closed for repairs June 22-26, 2017. The dates are subject to change and are weather dependent. Please call the park for updates: 501-868-5806.
On June 1, 2017 we will close our GROUP LODGING cabins for renovations. The dining hall in the group lodging will be open and can be reserved for $125 a day. Please call the park for updates: 1-870-573-6751
The Visitor Information Center, Courthouse Museum, campground, and Tunstall Riverwalk Trail are all open. Due to flooding and the cleanup involved, the picnic area, playground, pavilion and the swim beach at Jacksonport State Park are closed temporarily. The boat launch ramp will be closed June 26-28. For updates, contact the park at: 870-523-2143.
All of our cabins, boats, and pavilions are available to rent. However, our campgrounds are closed for renovations. The renovations only affect the campgrounds. Please call the park for updates: 870-463-8555.
No campers or RVs over 24 feet are permitted. Highway 155 West is only one way with 11 switchbacks and up to an 18% grade. Please contact the park for more information.
The Ridge Runner Cafe and store at Devil's Den State Park is closed temporarily due to a fire. Please contact the park for updates: 479-761-3325.
All campgrounds are available for visitors except for the DeRoche Ridge Campground. The newly renovated DeRoche Ridge day use area (swim beach, boat ramp, and restrooms) is now open. All other areas of DeGray State Park are OPEN, including Campgrounds A-B-C, Lodge & Restaurant, Marina, Golf Course, Horseback Riding and Caddo Bend Beach-Boat Ramp-Day Use area. Please contact the park for updates: 501-865-5850.