Petit Jean State Park Cabins

Petit Jean State Park
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Planning Your Next Vacation in Petit Jean State Park

The first park to be designated a state park in early 20th c. Arkansas, Petit Jean State Park laid the blueprint for other reserves in the area. The rugged appeal of Petit Jean State Park cabins fits perfectly to the natural landscapes and terrain, allowing visitors to experience an unforgettable trip into the wilderness of Arkansas.

Best Hiking Trails in Petit Jean State Park

Visiting Petit Jean State Park gives vacationers the chance to explore the natural beauty of the reserve. Through forests and meadows, ascending mountain peaks and traversing canyons, whatever your level of experience, you will find a variety of trails suited to your capabilities. Take advantage of Petit Jean State Park cabins and plan your journey through the rich, natural beauty of this unique part of the US.

  • 1. Cedar Falls Trail

    A 1.7mi. hike rated as moderately difficult but still suitable for children. Expect plenty of local flora and fauna on this route, and a beautiful waterfall towards the end of the trail which provides a great picnic spot.

  • 2. Seven Hollows Trail

    This 4.4mi. trail is rated as moderately difficult and is not suitable for smaller children. The route offers plenty of caves to explore alongside the Natural Bridge rock formation. Several creek crossings make this trail challenging in wet weather.

  • 3. Bear Cave Trail

    This trail is rated as easy in terms of difficulty and covers just over a mile of the park. Navigating the many sandstone boulders of the park, you will be guided through narrow passageways and around huge monoliths.

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Best Family Activities in Petit Jean State Park

Petit Jean State Park hotels give families the chance to enjoy a variety of activities designed to make your vacation one to remember. From the tranquility of the two large lakes to educational programmes organized by the park authorities, you are sure to find something suitable for all ages when visiting Petit Jean State Park.

  • 1. Boating

    Pedal boats, water bikes, and motor boats are all available for hire from the boathouse. Canoes and kayaks are also available if you prefer to explore Lake Bailey and Lake Roosevelt in a more athletic fashion.

  • 2. Wildlife Watching

    There are plenty of opportunities to spot the wildlife in the park, and you can observe aquatic life such as frogs, crayfish, and mussels in the lake, or mink, raccoons, and eagles on the mountain and in the forests.

  • 3. Visitor Center

    Learn about the park's Native American Rock Art or take advantage of the interpretive exhibits in the Visitor Center. Workshops, guided hikes, and nature talks also begin here.´

The Weather Petit Jean State Park

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Above are the weather conditions for Petit Jean State Park. On average, the warmest month is July. No heat wave is expected in January, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 28° low. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is September.