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

The Louisiana Purchase Monument Restoration Project

Arkansas Parks & Recreation Foundation is partnering with Arkansas State Parks to restore and reestablish the Louisiana Purchase monument located at the Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park, located on Little Cypress Creek. The monument marks the “initial point” established during an original survey of lands added to the United States as a result of the Louisiana Purchase.

The Allsopp Park North Gateway Project

Arkansas Parks & Recreation Foundation has partnered with Little Rock Parks & Recreation to create a new gateway to experience Allsopp Park from its most northern point.