Arkansas State Parks

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Petit Jean
Morrilton, Arkansas
Created in 1923
3,471 acres
Petit Jean State Park is the first state park created in Arkansas, and was developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1930s. The park's natural scenery includes Rock House Cave, which has ancient pictographs on its walls, the beautiful 95-foot Cedar Falls, towering canyons and bluffs, and spectacular overlooks. Accommodations in the park include the historic Mather Lodge, which was built by the CCC, 32 rustic cabins, and 127 campsites. The park also has a restaurant, tennis courts, basketball courts, picnic areas, boathouse, visitor center, and gift shop. Recreational opportunities in the park include 20 miles of hiking trails, fishing, boating, tennis, and swimming. 

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Devil's Den
Northwest Arkansas
Created in 1933
2,500 acres

Devil's Den State Park, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1933, is located deep in a valley in the Southwestern Ozarks. The park has many geological features such as caves, ravines, and crevices, as well as other natural scenery like mountain streams, lakes, forest, and waterfalls. Recreational opportunities include hiking on the park's 64 miles of trails, backpacking in the backcountry, mountain biking, and horseback riding. The park has a swimming pool, picnic areas, 143 campsites, and 17 rustic full-service cabins.

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Village Creek
Wynne, Arkansas
Created 1976
6,909 acres

Village Creek State Park is located on the eastern slope of the extraordinary Crowley's Ridge, which rises out of the farmland of northeastern Arkansas. In the park, one can experience the five trails totaling seven miles which run through the lush, mixed hardwood forest which covers most of the park on horseback or by foot. Visitors can also fish and boat in Lake Austell and Lake Dunn, the two lakes in the park. Fishers can fish for bream, bass, catfish, and crappie. The park has 96 campsites and 10 modern cabins. Facilities the park offers include picnic tables, grills, bathhouses, a driving range, baseball fields, a 27-hole golf course, and a visitor center equipped with an auditorium, grocery store, and gift shop
Other State Parks in Arkansas
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources
Arkansas Post Museum
Bull Shoals-White River State Park
Cane Creek State Park
Conway Cemetery State Park
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Crowley's Ridge State Park
Daisy State Park
Davidsonville Historic State Park
DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Delta Heritage Trail State Park
Hampson Archaeological Museum State Park
Herman Davis State Park
Historic Washington State Park
Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area
Jacksonport State Park
Jenkins' Ferry State Park
Lake Catherine State Park
Lake Charles State Park
Lake Chicot State Park
Lake Dardanelle State Park
Lake Fort Smith State Park
Lake Frierson State Park
Lake Ouachita State Park
Lake Poinsett State Park
Logoly State Park
Louisiana Purchase State Park
Lower White River Museum State Park
Mammoth Spring State Park
Marks' Mills State Park
Millwood State Park
Mississippi River State Park
Moro Bay State Park
Mount Magazine State Park
Mount Nebo State Park
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Parkin Archaeological State Park
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Plantation Agriculture Museum
Poison Springs Battleground State Parks
Powhatan Historic State Park
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
Queen Wilhelmina State Park
South Arkansas Arboretum
Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park
White Oak Lake State Park
Withrow Springs State Park
Woolly Hollow State Park

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