Park Detail

National Park Service

Flagship of the state parks system; encompasses, 2,658 acres, includes 95-foot Cedar Falls, miles of trails, scenic overlooks, camping. Mather Lodge and Restaurant renovated with expanded kitchen, 50-person conference room, new swimming pool. Cabins include 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps rustic-style; others are modern duplex designs. Choices include one-bedroom, three-bedroom, and studio cabins. The cabins are fully-equipped, and 21 include kitchens. Most of the cabins are spaced along the bluff of Cedar Creek Canyon.

For information:

Wally Scherrey, Morrilton, AR  72110

Petit Jean State Park

  • Campsites:

    35 RV/Tent with W/E/S; 90 RV/Tent with W/E; 5 Fly-in Tent
  • Location:

    I-40 Exit 108 (Morrilton) 9 miles south on Hwy. 9, then 12 miles west on Hwy. 154 - or take I-40 Exit 81 (Russellville) and go 10 miles south on Hwy. 7, then 16 miles east on Hwy. 154. (Morrilton, AR 72110)
  • 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.
  • Facilities:

    Historic 24-room lodge with restaurant, cabins, gift shop, fishing and pedal boat rentals, Rent-A-Yurt, rally-style area, fly-in campground, restrooms, hot showers, dump station, pool, tennis courts, picnic sites, pavilions, snack bar, playgrounds, airport. Call 501-727-5431 (TDD) for lodge or cabin reservations. Call 501-727-5441 for campsite reservations.
  • Accessible?:

    Handicap Accessible
  • Pets Accepted: