Arkansas Park List

Lake Ouachita State Park

Surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest, Lake Ouachita is known for its scenic natural beauty and the clarity of its waters. These pristine waters form the largest manmade lake within Arkansas's borders. Named one of the cleanest lakes in America, 40,000-acre Lake Ouachita is a water sports mecca for swimming, ...

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Lake Poinsett State Park

Anglers will find the relatively shallow waters of 640-acre Lake Poinsett, nestled atop the rolling hills of Crowley's Ridge in northeast Arkansas, a special getaway for crappie, catfish, bream and bass fishing. Situated on the northern end of this Arkansas Game and Fish Commission lake, the state park offers ...

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Laurel Park

Laurel Park sits on 26 acres that rest between Robinson Avenue and Prince Street across from Conway High School West Campus in Central Conway. This park includes a large state of the art playground, three basketball goals, four fenced and lighted tennis courts, a baseball backstop and one soccer ...

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Logoly State Park

At Arkansas's first environmental education state park, interpreters present workshops on ecological/environmental topics. The park's natural resources provide a living laboratory for students and visitors. Most of Logoly's 368 acres comprise a State Natural Area that includes unique plant species and mineral springs. The area has been a destination for ...

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Louisiana Purchase State Park

Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park, a National Historic Landmark, preserves the initial point from which land surveys of most of the Louisiana Purchase Territory were made. This 37.5-acre park also protects a headwater swamp - a vanishing natural environment once common in the mid-South. This State Natural Area is ...

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Lower White River Museum State Park

At Lower White River Museum State Park, visitors can learn about the role of Arkansas's White River, with emphasis on the Lower White, as one of the vital transportation routes for the first settlers who arrived in the Arkansas frontier. Artifacts and state-of-the art exhibits tell the story of ...

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MacArthur Park

The city's oldest municipal park. This historic downtown parkhouses the Arkansas Arts Center and MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. Outdoor facilities include brick promenades, a pavilion, available for rental, a boccie court and the scenic Contemplation ...

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Mammoth Spring National Fish Hatchery

The hatchery is one of the oldest, built in the Ozark foothills in northeast Arkansas due to the availability of cool gravity flow water from the world's seventh largest spring and easy access to the railroad. Current programs involve the restoration of interjurisdictional fishes (paddlefish and sturgeon); recovery of ...

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Mammoth Spring State Park

Mammoth Spring is Arkansas's largest spring and the second largest spring in the Ozark Mountains. A National Natural Landmark, the spring flows nine million gallons of water hourly. According to local folklore, an Indian chief was digging a grave for his son who had just died when a giant ...

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Marks' Mills State Park

Visit Marks' Mills State Park and take a tour through Civil War history in Arkansas. In the spring of 1864, three Civil War battles took place in south central Arkansas that were part of the Union Army's "Red River Campaign." Arkansas's three state historic parks that commemorate these battles--Poison ...

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Martin Luther King Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Entire Park Rental, Walking Trail, Tree Map, Sprayground, Soccer Fields, Skate Park, Restrooms, Playground, Picnic Tables, Pavilions, Benches, Basketball Courts, Baseball fields, Park Adjacent to ...

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Massard Prairie Battlefield

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Historic Site, Tree ...

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McClure Amphitheater

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Entire Park Rental, Walking Trail, Performance Area, Pavilions, Parking, Historic Site, ...

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Meriwether

Amenities: Softball Field, Playgrounds, Tennis, Picnic Tables, Restrooms,Walking ...

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Millwood Lake

Whether you enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking, or hiking Millwood Lake has an activity for you. With an abundance of food and varied habitats, multitudes of birds are attracted year-round to Millwood Lake. Birders from across the nation come to Millwood to get a glimpse of a wide variety ...

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Millwood State Park

This 824-acre park is located on Millwood Lake, a 29,500-acre fishing hotspot known nationwide. Boat lanes lead fishermen through the submerged timber to the marshes and oxbow lakes within Millwood. The diversity between the lake and the hills which surround it provides a wide variety of fish and wildlife ...

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Morehart Park

Amenities: Playground, Walking Path, Softball Field, Tennis Courts (2), Basketball Court, ...

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Moro Bay State Park

You'll find one of the most popular fishing and water sport areas in south central Arkansas where Moro Bay and Raymond Lake join the Ouachita River at Moro Bay State Park. Park facilities include 20 campsites (five Class A and 15 Class B), picnic sites, a store, marina with ...

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Mount Magazine State Park

At 2,753-feet, Mount Magazine is Arkansas's highest mountain, rising dramatically above the broad valleys of the Petit Jean River to the south and the Arkansas River to its north. Graced with timeless natural beauty, this plateau-a remnant of an ancient sea floor-runs east-west stretching six miles long and up ...

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Mount Nebo State Park

Rising 1,350 feet, Mount Nebo offers sweeping views of the Arkansas River Valley. In 1933, a portion of the mountain was chosen as a park site. Native stone and logs from Mount Nebo were used by the Civilian Conservation Corps to construct many of the park's bridges, trails, rustic-style ...

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Murray Lock And Dam - Arkansas River

Part of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, the Murray Lock and Dam project contains five public parks with a variety of recreation opportunities. Four of the five parks have public boat launch facilities, giving boaters easy access to the lake. Maumelle Park has a campground for visitors looking ...

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Murray Park

One of the hottest park spots, especially during the summer. Along side the Arkansas River, it has eight busy pavilions, three soccer fields, two playgrounds (one handicapped accessible) and a boat dock. Murray Park is also a popular site for numerous fishing tournaments. ...

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Nimrod Lake

Cradled between the Ouachita and Ozark Mountains, Nimrod Lake has proven popular with fishers and hunters since it was completed in 1942. It is the oldest Corps of Engineers lake in the state. The most popular sporting activity on Nimrod is fishing. The lake has an abundance of carppie, largemouth ...

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Ninth Street Park

Amenities: Neighborhood Playgrounds, ...

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Norfork Lake

Whatever your recreational interest, Norfork Lake abounds with opportunities. With wide open, breezy stretches for sailing and quiet, secluded coves for skiing and swimming, the clear and uncrowded waters of Norfork are ideal for water sports. Scuba diving is excellent, attracting divers from throughout the central United States. The wooded ...

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Norfork National Fish Hatchery

Established in 1955, the Norfork National Fish Hatchery is a cold water hatchery primarily for the production of trout to restock the tailwaters below Norfork, Bull Shoals and other dams. The hatchery is responsible for raising three kinds of trout: rainbow, brown and cutthroat. In addition, Norfork National Fish ...

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Norrell Lock And Dam - Arkansas River

Located about 50 miles south of Stuttgart, Norrell Lock and Dam contains miles of the calm waters of the Arkansas River. A public boat ramp is available to visitors at the Wild Goose recreation area. Anglers can fish for bass, crappie, catfish and bream from boats or ...

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Oak Forest

Amenities: Playgrounds, ...

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Old Davidsonville State Park

This park preserves the site of historic Davidsonville. Established in 1815, the town included the Arkansas Territory's first post office, courthouse and land office. Bypassed by the Southwest Trail, an overland route from St. Louis to the border of Mexico, the town faded by the 1830s. Today, archeologists are ...

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Ottenheimer Park

Amenities: Playground, Walking Path around pond, Tennis Court, Basketball Court, Restroom and picnic ...

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