Arkansas State Parks
Constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s; campsites, fully equipped cabins; trails encircle the mountain; pool, tennis courts, picnic areas, playground, pavilions, ball field; visitor center with exhibits, store, bicycle rentals. Pets must be leashed at all times. Historic Cornwell House contains exhibits about legacy of the mountain, including the teachers college, the grand resorts, the CCC, and the Cornwell Family that last owned the home. (Trailers over 24 feet should not attempt the climb.). Scenic overlooks at Sunrise Point and Sunset Point provide dramatic vistas of the Arkansas River, the water route of the Congress-designated National Historic Trail of Tears. It also overlooks the area where the Western Cherokee settled in the late 1700s.
Mike Hall, Dardanelle, AR 72834
Mount Nebo State Park (D-3)
25 RV/Tent with W/E; 10 Hike-in Tent
A mountaintop park with sweeping views of the Arkansas River Valley, rustic-style facilities, interesting rock formations, and outstanding hiking trails.
Cabins, store, bathhouse, picnic sites, pavilions, tennis courts, pool, playground. Pets must be leashed at all times.
(NOTE: Trailers and motor homes over 24 feet not recommended due to mountainous road to park.)