It’s Hard To Believe One Of The Best Parks In Arkansas, Craighead Forest Park, Isn’t Even A State Park

Between the trails, lake, and fulfilling recreational activities it’s surprising that Craighead Forest Park isn’t an official Arkansas state park. Regardless, you’ll fall in love with the whole area as soon as you get out of the car! Let’s pack a picnic and the kids and spend the day at this delightful inner-city oasis.

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Have you had any adventures at Craighead Forest Park yet? Tell us about them in the comments below! You can also share your park photos in our Facebook group, Arkansas Nature Lovers. You should join for your chance to be featured and to discover why there’s nothing better than Arkansas’ stunning nature.

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Address: Forest Park Loop, Jonesboro, AR 72401, USA