Pinnacle Mountain State Park


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Pinnacle Mountain State Park


Location:Exit 9 off I-430 at Little Rock, 7 miles west on AR 10, then 2 miles north on AR 300.
Facilities:Picnic area, pavilion, launch ramps, hiking trails, visitor center with exhibits, meeting room, and gift shop (é).
Activities:Fishing, hiking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Pinnacle Mountain is a day-use park dedicated to environmental education, recreation, and preservation. The area offers a great diversity of habitats, from high upland peaks to bottomlands along the Big and Little Maumelle rivers. Park includes the Arkansas Arboretum, a 71-acre site with exhibits on native flora from each of Arkansas' six natural divisions.
Address:11901 Pinnacle Valley Rd
Little Rock, AR 72223

Phone:501-868-5806
Fax:501-868-5018
Web: www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/park.asp?id=3
Size: 1,801 acres.

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The bridge extends the Arkansas River Trail to the trails in Two Rivers Park, and continues to Pinnacle Mountain State Park, all without crossing busy Arkansas State Highway 10.
If you're not a fan of the heat, but can't resist all the summertime water activities, Pinnacle Mountain State Park has you covered.
Find your next float trip as close as the Little Maumelle Water Trail at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Saline River, Cadron Creek, Lake Ouachita or make the day trip to the Buffalo River.
He led development on Pinnacle Mountain State Park near Little Rock and also was a prominent figure in the creation of Pulaski County Technical College.
Frazier's training and environmental interest encompass a degree in biology and a 30-year career as a naturalist, educator and administrator with the Arkansas State Parks where he served as superintendent of Pinnacle Mountain State Park.
Besides Pinnacle, seven other Ouachita Mountain peaks lie within the 2,069-acre Pinnacle Mountain State Park.
There's a watermelon seed-spitting contest at Pinnacle Mountain State Park or the free 24th annual "Pops on the River" concert at Riverfront Park in Little Rock.
Drive to Pinnacle Mountain State Park just outside Little Rock for an easy climb that leads to a great view.
The county also plans to build a bridge over the Little Maumelle River that will help connect Pinnacle Mountain State Park with the rest of the county.
Participating attractions are the Aero Space Education Center/IMAX, Theater, Arkansas Arts Center, Arkansas State Capitol, Arkansas Travelers Baseball, Central High National His toric Site Museum, Children's Museum of Arkansas, Decorative Arts Museum, EMOBA (Museum of Black Arkansans and Performing Arts), Historic Arkansas (formerly the Arkansas Territorial Restoration), Little Rock Zoo, MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, Museum of Discovery, Old State House Museum, Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Villa Marre and Wild River Country.
Recreational traffic is especially heavy on the the narrow road in the spring, and summer months as motorists head in greater numbers to Pinnacle Mountain State Park, River Valley Marina and the Little Rock Yacht Club.