Most Folks Don't Know About Arkansas' Forgotten State Park
By Carol Ann Carson|Published December 28, 2018
Carol Ann Carson
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
The Buffalo National River may be the most iconic and beloved spot in all of Arkansas. Although we’re sure you’re familiar with the river, you may not have known that the area used to be two state parks. Let’s learn a little bit of history about the Buffalo River State Park and Lost Valley State Park, the forgotten parks of Arkansas.