Petit Jean State Park

1069 Petit Jean Mountain Road
Morrilton, AR 72110

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The flagship of the state parks system built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, features Mather Lodge and Restaurant, cabins, swimming pools, campground and fly-in campground, boating and fishing on Lake Bailey, visitor center exhibits. Twenty miles of hiking trails; 95-foot-high Cedar Falls, the park's focal point. Pets must be leashed at all times. Boat dock offers boat, motor, pedal boat and water bike rentals; boathouse offers snack bar, boat rental supplies in summer. Overlooks at the east and west ends of Petit Jean Mountain provide dramatic vistas of the Arkansas River, the water route of the Trail of Tears, a Congress- designated National Historic Trail. Named by Camping Life magazine as number one on their list of the nation's Top 10 State Parks.