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.

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The First Ride: Mt Nebo State Park Monument Trail

The first seven miles of Phase I (opened July 2019) introduced central Arkansas to some of the most modern riding in the region, Phase II, which added 18 new miles of diverse trail is now open and offers something for everyone.