Arkansas Parks & Recreation Foundation

Arkansas is known for its natural beauty. Every year, more than 8 million visitors from all over the world make their way to The Natural State to hike its mountains, bike its trails, kayak its rivers and enjoy its state parks. Outdoor recreation of all types is a way of life in Arkansas. Creating new recreational opportunities while preserving and enhancing those we already have is in the interest of all who enjoy our state.

For those looking to be more involved in enhancing and protecting the Arkansas experience, there is now the Arkansas Parks and Recreation Foundation. Your donation to the Arkansas Parks and Recreation Foundation helps fund new projects, upgrade existing facilities and maintain the quality outdoor offerings for which the state is known. Please take time to read more about our mission and show your support.

Stories & News

Arkansas’ Second Monument Trail to Open at Mount Nebo State Park

Dardanelle, Ark. (7/25/2019) – The state’s second Monument Trail opens at Mount Nebo State Park on July 27th, bringing yet another experiential mountain bike trail to Arkansas. The new Monument Trail at Mount Nebo State Park marks a significant investment ...

The First Ride: Hobbs State Park Monument Trail

The Monument Trails were designed and built on the idea that accessible riding can also inspire awe. And at Hobbs State Park in Arkansas, that vision has seen the light of day.