Arkansas State Parks
Mount Magazine State Park is on the state's tallest mountain, the 2,753-foot Mount Magazine. Sweeping vistas of broad river valleys, deep canyons, and distant mountains welcome outdoor enthusiasts to Arkansas's highest point. A place to enjoy sightseeing, exploring the mountain and nature study, it's also a destination for outdoor sports and extreme adventure enthusiasts that offers rock climbing, rappelling, hand gliding, mountain biking, horseback riding, backpacking and ATV adventure. An ATV guide service is available. The state park system's most dramatic location for technical rock climbing, the park also offers overlooks, hiking trails, a picnic area with restrooms, pavilion, and visitor center with an interactive exhibit gallery and gift shop.
Becky Bariola, Paris, AR 72855
Mount Magazine State Park
18 RV/Tent with W/E/S
1 mile south of Paris on Hwy. 109, then southeast on Hwy. 309 for 17 miles; or 10 miles north of Havana on Hwy. 309. (Paris, AR 72855)
Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas at 2,753 feet, features eight scenic overlooks and such activities as hang gliding, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, ATV guide service, camping, rock climbing, rappelling and interpretive programs. The mountain is also known for its butterfly population, boasting 94 of 134 species in Arkansas.
Scenic overlooks, trails, picnic sites, bathhouse, restrooms, picnic pavilion, visitor center with exhibit gallery, gift shop and 60-room mountain resort lodge with restaurant, conference center, indoor heated pool and 13 cabins. Call 479-963-5100 (TDD) for lodge or cabin reservations.
* NOTE: State park operates under special use permit from USDA Forest Service, Ozark-St. Francis National Forests.