Arkansas's state parks are more than great scenery, campsites, cabins and lodges. The parks offer great adventures in the Arkansas outdoors, too. From exciting outdoor sports to extreme adventures, you can experience it all in the State Parks of Arkansas. The diverse topography and breathtaking scenery of Arkansas combine to offer a wide variety of experiences for outdoor enthusiasts.
The parks offer something for everyone, from the beginner to the experienced, from those who seek relaxing outdoor adventure trips to those wanting a physically challenging test of skills that requires stamina.
Test your skills in the Class IV rapids at the Cossatot River. Go rock climbing at Mount Magazine, Arkansas's highest peak, or go hang gliding at Mount Nebo. Take a guided horseback ride in the rugged scenic Ouachita Mountains. Go on snorkeling adventures for everyone in Arkansas's crystal lakes. Access backcountry areas for great backpacking and mountain biking adventures in the Ozark and Ouachita National Forest lands adjacent to the state parks.
Arkansas State Parks campsites, cabins and lodges provide the perfect base for enjoying your Arkansas outdoor adventures.