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Mt. Magazine State Park is Arkansas's newest state park and located in the Ozark National Forest atop the state's tallest mountain. The mountaintop park also features hiking trails, overlooks, a pavilion, picnic area with restrooms, visitor center with exhibit gallery and gift shop, and programs hosted by the park interpreter.

Other activities are rock climbing, hang-gliding, biking and horseback riding. Just outside the state park is a multi-use trail in the Ozark National Forest for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.

The park is located on Scenic Highway 309 approximately 17 miles south of Paris.

Location: 16878 Highway 309 South, Paris Arkansas 72855 Telephone 479-963-8502

Other Arkansas State Parks nearby:
(Russellville) Lake Dardanelle State Park
(Mountainburg) Lake Fort Smith State Park
(Paris) Mount Magazine State Park
(Dardanelle) Mount Nebo State Park
(Paris) Mt. Magazine State Park
(Morrilton) Petit Jean State Park

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