Few People Know This Historic Arkansas Park Also Has A 12-Acre Sunflower Field
Parkin Archeological State Park is filled with fascinating historical evidence left by ancient civilizations, but that’s not the only reason to visit. This historical state park also has an amazing field of sunflowers to see during summer. Let’s learn a little history and stop to smell the flowers as we tour the park in Parkin.
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Parkin isn’t the only hidden gem that will take you back into history.
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.
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