Mount Magazine State Park

Mount Magazine State Park


Location:On Scenic Highway 309 approximately 17 miles south of Paris; or, from Danville, 9 miles west on AR 10 to Havana, then 10 miles north on Scenic Highway 309.
Facilities:60-room mountain lodge with restaurant, conference center, enclosed swimming pool, fitness center and 13 fully equipped cabins (all-new lodge and cabins opened Spring 2006); 18 campsites, scenic overlook, hiking trails, pavilion, picnic area, restrooms, visitor center with exhibit gallery and gift shop (é).
Activities:Camping, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, rappelling, hang gliding, ORV adventure, backpacking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is located in the Ozark National Forest atop Magazine Mountain, the state's highest mountain, offering panoramic vistas of river valleys, canyons, and distant mountains. The park is a destination for outdoor sports and extreme adventure enthusiasts and is the state parks system's most dramatic location for technical rock climbing.
Address:16878 Hwy 309 S
Paris, AR 72855

Phone:479-963-8502
Fax:479-963-1031
Web: www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/park.asp?id=41
Size: 2,200 acres.

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Together, this child and several hundred other individuals created a work of art at Arkansas's Mount Magazine State Park, during Butterfly Festival XVI, an annual celebration of the park's butterfly and wildflower diversity.
Mount Magazine State Park in western Arkansas is the state's highpoint at 2,753 feet above sea level.
8 percent from 2006, mainly because the Mount Magazine State Park Lodge opened in 2006.
But the spirit returned as we rise majestically into Ouachita Mountains in Mount Magazine State Park, and checked into The Pine Lodge with its incredible views of the Petit Jean Valley 1,000ft below.
We do prescribed burns in Arkansas to lessen fire danger around structures and wooded areas, and promote healthier forest by removing completive or evasive species," says Ranger Doug Carter of Mount Magazine State Park.
But our spirits returned as we rose majestically into Ouachita Mountains in Mount Magazine State Park, and checked into The Pine Lodge with its views of the Petit Jean Valley 1,000ft below.
Collections from a countywide 1 percent sales tax grew 5 percent last year, and Davis attributed much of that to the opening of the new lodge at Mount Magazine State Park.
In 2000, I transferred to Mount Magazine State Park, outside of Paris, Arkansas.
Simons is a Certified Heritage Interpreter at Mount Magazine State Park in Paris, Arkansas.
Check out the magnificent new lodge being built at Mount Magazine State Park.
6 MILLION IMPROVEment project at Mount Magazine State Park should be finished before summer, the Arkansas Stare Parks director said.