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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PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK encompasses 2,000 acres that are dedicated to environmental education, outdoor recreation and preservation.
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.
A 5,700-SF home near Pinnacle Mountain State Park is under new ownership after a $598,000 sale.
PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK, with hiking trails rising more than 1,000 feet above the Arkansas River Valley, has 2,000 acres dedicated to environmental education, outdoor recreation and preservation.
"But Randy is an exceptionally gifted and extraordinarily involved individual when it comes to personal stewardship in environmental education, preservation and enhancement." 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. The mountain, in west Little Rock, offers hiking trails between one and five miles long and scenic views of central Arkansas.
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.