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Petit Jean State Park

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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.


Petit Jean State Park
1069 Petit Jean Mountain Road
Morrilton, AR 72110

GPS: N35.1182435 W92.9334912

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Marina Details

  • Fishing Licenses Sold
  • Boat Rentals
  • Snack/Groceries

Campground Details

  • Campsites:
    94 RV/Tent with W/E (34 pull-thrus); 33 RV/Tent with W/E/S; 5 Fly-in with E
  • Facilities:
    Lodge and restaurant, cabins, food concession trailer, gift shops, fishing and pedal boat rentals, Rent-A-Yurts, Rally-style area, fly-in campground, restrooms, hot showers, dump station, pool, tennis courts, picnic sites, pavilions, snack bar, playgrounds, airport for daytime use only. Call (501) 727-5431 (TDD) for lodge and cabin reservations. Call 501-727-5441 for campsite reservations. Pets must be leashed at all times.
  • Attractions:
    This park on Petit Jean Mountain 1,100 feet above the Arkansas River Valley offers natural attractions including rock shelters, hiking trails, waterfalls, a fishing lake, and scenic overlooks.


  • Jeff Fendley · Little Rock, AR