Mount Magazine History

A park rooted in the past, present, and future

When the park was first discovered by Bernard de la Harpe in 1722, he likely didn't realize the impact that Mount Magazine would have on the state. Magazine's peak - the highest in Arkansas - stands at 2,753′ elevation with a breathtaking view of the scenery that surrounds the mountain. Discover the full history of Mount Magazine State Park through the geological and cultural histories, and learn more about original mountaintop settlers that called Mount Magazine home.