Purple Martin Moments

Bird Island, located on Lake Ouachita, is Arkansas’ largest roosting stop. This stop is a safe haven for purple martins during their annual migration to South America. Join a park interpreter to learn more about Purple Martins and the one-of-a-kind Bird Island boat tours that are offered for a limited time during the summer months […]

How to Plan a Camping Trip

Join Park interpreter Mike in the nature cabin to learn the fundamentals of planning a camping trip. Learn how to prepare and plan ahead to make your future camping trips a success. This program will last about 30 minutes.

Tree Maze

Join Park Interpreter Andrea as she guides you through the maze of tree identification! With the help of a dichotomous key, you can learn how to recognize the trees of Mount Nebo State Park simply by looking at their leaves!

Arkansas Free Fishing Weekend

Enjoy the Arkansas free fishing weekend at Moro Bay State Park! No angler will require a fishing license or trout permit to fish anywhere in Arkansas. Residents and non-residents may fish this weekend without fishing licenses or trout permits. Regulations for Arkansas water apply; this includes daily limits, slot limits, and length limits. See what […]

Fish of the Cossatot River

Become acquainted with the many types of fish found in Cossatot River and get information on Free Fishing Weekend from a park interpreter! This is a come-and-go station.

Fish Tales

The fish was THIS big! Come listen to fishing stories and tell a few of your own with Park Interpreter Chloe! We will meet at the amphitheater and discuss stories for about 30 minutes.

Falls Creek Falls Hike

Join Park Interpreter Mike on a trail walk to the waterfall of Lake Catherine State Park, Fall Creek Falls. Along the way we will discuss what makes the Ouachita Mountains so unique, a bit about the park’s past, and what we can do for this place in the future. This is a 1-mile hike. It […]

Guided Hike to the Waterfall

Join Park Interpreter Andrea for a scenic hike to the seasonal waterfall! Along the way, we will stop at some of the historic structures built by the CCC in the 1930s. This out-and-back hike follows the easy Three C Trail along the top of the mountain before descending along the moderately-challenging Waterfall Trail. Please remember […]

Daisy Communi-Trees Hike

Join Park Superintendent Nathan on a 3/4-mile guided hike along the Daisy Creek Trail to learn more about Daisy State Park’s tree community. Participants will discover some common Arkansas tree species and learn more about their role in the Daisy State Park “communi-tree.” Comfortable footwear, water, and insect repellent are suggested as part of this […]

Natural Bridge Hike

When the area known as Petit Jean State Park was set aside as a public land in 1923, it set precedent for the establishment of state parks in Arkansas. Meet a park interpreter at the Seven Hollows trailhead to hike to the Natural Bridge. This is the area that first inspired the creation of the state park. Learn […]

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