See & Do

Things to Do in Arkansas

Looking for the top Arkansas tourist attractions? All of the 52 Arkansas State Parks offer activities and attractions of interest to families, seniors, students, nature enthusiasts—just about everyone. You’ll find everything from spur-of-the-moment weekend adventures to weeklong escapes near Central Arkansas and all across the state. Check out the Calendar of Events for events and interpretive programs to plan your next adventure.

If you are traveling with a group and would like to have a program, tour or activity designed especially for you, view the Arkansas State Parks map, and then contact the park you wish to visit. Several parks offer step-on guides for your bus tour, free guided tours of historic and heritage sites as well a scenic Arkansas lake tours that can be tailored to your group's interests and available time.

Teachers

Teachers, check out our Teacher Resources, and contact the Arkansas State Parks office at 501-682-2187 for more information or call a park near you directly about presenting a program in the classroom or visiting a state park for a meaningful, hands-on experience.

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