Mount Magazine State Park is a place to have fun, explore, relax, and have a day of fun doing whatever activities makes you most happy. They are designed to make your visit one to remember and they want you to leave with a day full of fun and happy memories. Mount Magazine State Park is full of so many fun activities. If you and your friends or family want a day of fun, come to Mount Magazine State Park. Mount Magazine State Park is Arkansas' highest point at 2,753 feet. Although many people come for its amazing views, there are also many outdoor sports and extreme adventures like mountain biking, horseback riding, golfing, climbing, geocaching, boating, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, fishing, back-packing, and ATV riding. The Mountain is also home to some rare birds and butterflies for those who love to see nature. There are many different trails available to hike on, bike on, and ATV on so pick your favorite or the one that you are most interested in and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
There is a park interpreter on site that monitors bear movement. Almost every year they find a den and set up a telescope so that people can bear watch when they first come out of the den in the spring. You can also watch many other wildlife. You can look for birds, butterflies, or you could look in the rivers and lakes.
"The legacy of Arkansas State Parks is to preserve our state's diverse beauty and history". It is cool to try to find connections to your heritage and look at some of the cool historic artifacts.
The visiting center is open year round Sunday through Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm. If you want directions to Mount Magazine State Park, go to their website and there will be a link that will show you directions from wherever you are.