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A Trip To This Inspiring State Park In Arkansas Will Spoil You For Life

If you’re looking for someone or someplace to thank for the Natural State’s amazing state park system, look no further than Petit Jean Mountain. The geological formations, waterfalls, and stunning views on this mountain can be credited for making Arkansas legislators decide what the Natural State’s natural beauty really needed was to be preserved for future generations. Petit Jean was Arkansas’s first state park, is still among its finest, and there’s no better way to get back to nature than visiting this incredible natural place.

You’ll find Petit Jean State Park in central Arkansas, directions are here.

For a state park that looks like a total dream, read about Devil’s Den here. To see another mountaintop park, visit Mount Magazine.

J.B. Weisenfels
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.