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Arkansas State Parks: Playland for Lovers of the Outdoors

Arkansas's nickname, 'The Natural State' was given for good reason. Arkansas state parks consistently rank highly among visitors. With 52 parks located throughout the state, travelers will find a wide variety of activities for all ages. If you are looking for miles of hiking, hang gliding, or any manner of outdoor adventure, you will find it in Arkansas State Parks.

State Parks in Arkansas: Top Accommodations

House Mount Ida
Feb 8 - Feb 15
-22%
$525
$411 per night
House ∙ 16 guests ∙ 7 bedrooms

Beautiful House in Mount Ida with Grill & Patio

5.0
Outstanding (142 ratings)
Mount Ida, Mount Ida Township, Arkansas
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House Ozone
Jul 27 - Aug 3
-22%
$257
$200 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Ozone with Grill & Yard

5.0
Outstanding (129 ratings)
Ozone, Sherman Township, Arkansas
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Cabin Hot Springs
May 1 - May 8
$114 per night
Cabin ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cabin in Hot Springs with Patio, Grill & Yard + Great View

5.0
Outstanding (351 ratings)
Hot Springs, Hale Township, Arkansas
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Best Arkansas State Parks for Families

Best Arkansas State Parks for Families

Arkansas State Parks have some of the most family-friendly outdoor adventure opportunities available in all of the State Park system. Rockhounding, watersports, and natural history exploration will keep everyone in your crowd entertained.

  • 1. Crater of Diamonds State Park

    Located on the world's eighth largest diamond-bearing volcanic crater, Crater of Diamonds State Park has a 37.5-acre field for rock hounding. Fun for the whole family will be found searching for white, brown and yellow diamonds, amethyst, garnet, and other rocks and minerals. The park's Diamond Discovery Center staff instructs how to mine for and identify the various gems.

  • 2. Lake Catherine State Park

    Lake Catherine, one of Arkansas's five Diamond Lakes, is the centerpiece of this gorgeous park. The park offers a variety of boats for rent including, kayaks and canoes, small and medium motorboats, as well as, large party barges. Alternatively, you can explore the 1,940-acre lake from the shore with ranger-guided hiking and horseback trips, or with a visit to the park's interpretive visitors center.

  • 3. Queen Wilhelmina State Park

    The Talimena National Scenic Byway winds through the east/west mountain ranges between Oklahoma and Arkansas. Along this route, you will find various historical markers, natural points of interest, and Queen Wilhelmina State Park.

  • 4. Lake Fort Smith State Park

    Lake Fort Smith State Park is an excellent place for families to spend a day enjoying their numerous ranger-led interpretive programs. These programs are offered year-round and include kayaking tours, hikes, and outdoor workshops. Also, you can rent various watercraft, and enjoy fishing from the shore.

Best Places to Stay for State Parks in Arkansas

Cabin Crater of Diamonds State Park
Feb 24 - Mar 2
$87 per night
Cabin ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cabin in Murfreesboro with Yard & Grill

4.9
Outstanding (219 ratings)
Crater of Diamonds State Park, Thompson Township, Arkansas, United States
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Cabin Crater of Diamonds State Park
Mar 16 - Mar 23
$38 per night
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Rustic Cabin in Murfreesboro with Yard

3.2
(88 ratings)
Crater of Diamonds State Park, Thompson Township, Arkansas, United States
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House Crater of Diamonds State Park
Feb 24 - Mar 2
$85 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

House in Murfreesboro with Yard, Patio & Grill

3.5
Good (117 ratings)
Crater of Diamonds State Park, Thompson Township, Arkansas, United States
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Best Arkansas State Parks for Hiking

Best Arkansas State Parks for Hiking

All of Arkansas State Parks have exciting and educational hikes to enjoy. Some of the best hiking, however, will expose you to the clearest water in the country, some extraordinary historical landmarks, and unusual and unique topography and plant life.

  • 1. Petit Jean State Park

    There is rich history to be explored at Petit Jean State Park, the first in the Arkansas State Park system. Twenty miles of hiking trails wind through the park and Petit Jean Mountain, where an overlook at Petit Jean's gravesite will explain the dramatic tale of the park's name. A series of trails, easy, moderate, and strenuous offer options for all ages and experience levels.

  • 2. Lake Ouachita State Park

    Lake Ouachita is one of Arkansas most well-known and popular recreation locations. Caddo Bend Trail is a four-mile trail leading out to the end of the state park's peninsula and back. This trail is considered strenuous, and if you are up for a bit of a work-out, with camera in hand, you will not regret the photo ops that you will get of this man-made beauty of a lake.

  • 3. Crowley's Ridge State Park

    There are four hiking trails that you can take to view the unique natural landscape known as Crowley's Ridge. The Dancing Rabbit Trail leads hikers through an area that was named, and formerly occupied by the Native Americans that originally settled here. Anyone that is interested in the history of the area will love the hiking opportunities to be found at Crowley's Ridge State Park.

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House Devil's Den State Park Visitor Center
Mar 23 - Mar 30
$199 per night
House ∙ 12 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

House in Washington County with Grill, Patio & Yard

4.6
Excellent (41 ratings)
Devil's Den State Park Visitor Center, Washington County, Arkansas, United States
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Best Arkansas State Parks for Adventure Sports

Best Arkansas State Parks for Adventure Sports

Adventure seekers looking for something to get their adrenaline pumping will be in luck in Arkansas. Rafting, climbing, hang gliding, and mountain biking enthusiasts will all have their fill.

  • 1. Mount Magazine State Park

    Sitting atop Arkansas highest mountain peak, Mount Magazine State Park is ideal for adventure and extreme sports. Experienced technical climbers, as well as those wanting to learn, will find challenging terrain to tackle. Class 3 and 4 certified hang gliders will enjoy taking flight from Mount Magazine to indulge in views of the river valleys below.

  • 2. Devil's Den State Park

    Devil's Den is one of the most popular destinations in the state of Arkansas for mountain biking. The Fossil Flats Trail is a moderate three-mile loop that is an excellent place for beginner mountain bikers to get a feel for the sport. More experienced bikers enjoy the rocky terrain challenges presented by the Holt Road Loop.

  • 3. Cossatot River State Park

    Adventure seekers looking for water based activities will want to explore the river at Cossatot River State Park. Class IV and V rapids attract many experienced paddlers. Although it is not recommended for beginners.

Top Offers for State Parks in Arkansas

Cabin Lake Catherine State Park
Jun 1 - Jun 8
$136 per night
Cabin ∙ 7 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cabin in Hot Springs with Grill & Patio + Sunset View

5.0
Outstanding (162 ratings)
Lake Catherine State Park, Lake Hamilton Township, Arkansas, United States
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House Lake Catherine State Park
Sep 7 - Sep 14
$88 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Hot Springs with Yard, Patio & Grill

5.0
Outstanding (112 ratings)
Lake Catherine State Park, Lake Hamilton Township, Arkansas, United States
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House Lake Catherine State Park
Feb 24 - Mar 2
$145 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Hot Springs with Yard, Grill & Pool

4.9
Outstanding (45 ratings)
Lake Catherine State Park, Lake Hamilton Township, Arkansas, United States
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Arkansas State Parks: What is the nightly cost of a stay?

You can get a great vacation home from $227 and find discounts up to 51%!

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