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Petit Jean State Park

1285 Petit Jean Mountain Rd, Morrilton, AR 72110-9361
+1 501-727-5441
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Petite Jean State Park

Very beautiful park. Lots of things to see and do. Other events scheduled throughout the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Korrie S
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Morrilton, Arkansas
via mobile
Swap meet

We always try to come to the antique car show and swap meet on Father's Day week- end. It's well... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Grannystevens
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Mountain View, Arkansas
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The beauty of Petit Jean Mountain and the surrounding area led to the formation of a state park system in Arkansas in 1923.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hiking trails” (66 reviews)
“mather lodge” (94 reviews)
“grave site” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
1285 Petit Jean Mountain Rd, Morrilton, AR 72110-9361
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+1 501-727-5441
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful park. Lots of things to see and do. Other events scheduled throughout the year.Motels available close by. Camping available in park.

Thank Korrie S
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We always try to come to the antique car show and swap meet on Father's Day week- end. It's well worth your time to attend. Admission. Is free. We had another great time

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Arkansas all my life and it is only recently that I have come to appreciate how truly special Petit Jean State Park is. I am a novice hiker. Cedar Falls trail was somewhat challenging, but it is short and the falls...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We we're here 9 years ago and have always wanted to come back. The water was low this year due to lack of rain. But it was still a great trip. This park has souch to offer. The hiking is great. We checked bout most...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Ranger Sam led our group of 25 from age 2 and up on 2 separate hikes. If you want to learn about the park, the free ranger guided tours are amazing (thanks to our tax dollars hard at work!).

1  Thank Jessie K
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to this park for the past 30 years. I’ve hiked every trail and each one has something to offer. If you’re in good shape and have the time, think about the BSA trail. You get to see all of the highlights of...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Great afternoon hike to the falls. It was challenging, but well worth it. It was my second time to hike this and still found it spectacular.

1  Thank Deborah M
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

There is a 100 foot canyon running down through about half the mountain. it is a tabletop mountain. The dining hall is beautiful with views down the canyon viewing the valley beyond and other tabletop mountains. We stayed in a quaint cabin that had the...More

Thank housebroken
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Went there in March as part of a vacation in the area. Did the Bear Cave Trail, Palisades Overlook, and then did the hard Cedar Falls Trail (highly recommended). The Cedar Falls Trail leads to a great waterfall on the end and you also pass...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

4th time at petit jean. Took dogs this time and no children. Stayed in dog friendly cabin with great views. Park staff very courteous and accommodating. Only issue was the weather. Unusually cold and icy for week after April. Weather limited our hiking. The fog...More

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ADVENTUROUS2011
June 9, 2018|
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Response from dprice3010 | Reviewed this property |
Usually mid to late October or early November. However, if rainfall is light during the summer, the colors aren't bright, but brown and the leaves just fall off. Petit Jean is located quite a bit south of the Boston... More
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Alan K
May 4, 2018|
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Response from ADPT-Region-5 | Property representative |
No, it does not cost anything to visit the Park and hike our trails.
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marina m
April 30, 2018|
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Response from ADPT-Region-5 | Property representative |
Yes, Cedar Falls Overlook, Grave Sight Overlook, CCC Hike/Bike Path, Mather Lodge, Fishing Pier are all stroller friendly.
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