Arkansas State Parks
A 12,056-acre natural park with limited development; 17,500-sq-ft LEED-certified Visitors Center with interactive exhibits, wildlife viewing area, educational activities; five hiking trails: Pigeon Roost with primitive backpack campsites near Beaver Lake (8.2 mi.); Historic Van Winkle Trail with ADA accessibility and interpretive panels (.5 mi.); Shaddox Hollow Nature Trail (1.5 mi.); 24-mile Hidden Diversity Multi-Use Trail with multiple loop length options for hikers, non-motorized bikes and equestrians; and loop ADA Visitor Center Trail (upper concrete loop .33-mile and lower loop .5-mile crushed fines); 100-yard public shooting range, picnic tables and pads (15 sites), permitted seasonal hunting, interpretive programming.
Mark Clippinger, Rogers, AR 72756
Hobbs State Park–Conservation Area
Ten miles east of Rogers on Ark. 12
Limited development on the shores of Beaver Lake;
Primitive campsites near the lake; four hiking trails, all-weather public firing range; visitor center, hiking trails. Pets must be leashed at all times.