State Parks

The Arkansas River Valley Tri-Peaks Region is home to four magnificent Arkansas State Parks.

The Tri-Peaks, three Arkansas mountains renowned for their natural beauty, are home to three of The Natural State’s most well-known state parks: Petit Jean, Mount Magazine and Mount Nebo.

The fourth state park is located along the shores of 34,000-acre Lake Dardanelle.



Petit Jean State Park

Hiking at Petit Jean State Park
  • 24-room Mather Lodge over-looking cedar Creek Canyon
  • 34 rustic-style cabins
  • 127 campsites
  • 23 miles of hiking trails, fishing, tennis court, basketball court, seasonal swimming and pedal boat rentals
  • Fabulous overlooks of the Arkansas River and River Valley

Exit I-40 at Morrilton or Russellville
1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110
Campsite reservations: (501) 727-5441
Lodge room/cabin reservations:: 501-727-5431 (V/TT)


Mount Nebo State Park

  • 15 cabins
  • 34 campsites
  • 14 miles of hiking trails, tennis, swimming and picnicking

7 miles west of Dardanelle on Ark. 155
16728 W. State Hwy 155, Dardanelle. AR 72834
Campsite reservations: (419) 229-3655
Cabin reservations: 1-800-264-2458


Mount Magazine State Park

Rappelling on Mt. Magazine
Rappelling on Mt. Magazine
  • 60-room Lodge with full service restaurant
  • Atop the state‚Äôs tallest peak
  • Camping/Hiking/Extreme Adventure/Nature Programs
  • Lodge/Restaurant/Cabins
  • Visitor center with exhibits

17 miles south of Paris on Ark. 309
16878 Hwy. 309 South, Paris AR 72855
Campsite reservations: (479) 963-8502
Lodge/cabin reservations: 1-877-665-6343


Lake Dardanelle State Park

  • Located on 34,000-acre Lake Dardanelle
  • Two separate lakeside settings
  • 83 campsites
  • Launch ramps and marinas
  • Picnic sites, hiking and mini-golf

Exit #81 off I-40 at Russellville
Dardanelle Area: 4 miles west of Dardanelle On Ark. 22
2428 Marina Road, Dardanelle, AR 72802
Campsite reservations:. (479) 967-5516

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