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Mount Magazine State Park

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Overlooks are magnificent, especially at height of leaf change

It's a circle drive on top of the mountain, if you'd like to do it all. Don't miss the overlook on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barbara M
Springfield, Missouri
Great place for rock climbing!

Nice spot, not very popular, we were the only one during the week-end. Its trad and sport climbing... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Quebec City, Canada
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High atop 2,753-foot Mount magazine, the state's tallest mountain, this scenic Arkansas state park was developed in the Mount Magazine Ranger District of the Ozark-St. Francis National Forest through a special use permit from the U.S. Forest...more
16878 Highway 309 South, Paris, AR 72855
+1 479-963-8502
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a circle drive on top of the mountain, if you'd like to do it all. Don't miss the overlook on the opposite side of the lodge. It is the best view ever. The visitors center has interesting information, as well. When we were there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice spot, not very popular, we were the only one during the week-end. Its trad and sport climbing. Its very close to the parking lot, you have to walk 5 minutes and you are at the botom of the crag! We stayed at the overfload...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank audreyp255
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

The drive up the mountain was beautiful the first week of November. The yellows and oranges were popping. We were also surprised by a very pretty waterfall coming down by the road. The view of the valley was hazy in the afternoon. I'm told that's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lynn R
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Went on a sunny fall day done the Bear Hollow trail great views and fall colors. Also the driving loop was very scenic.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sooner4
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I've been to this park at two different times of the year, and the view was magnificent both times! The colors of the leaves in the fall are beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank alchancell44
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Four of us stayed two nights in Cabin #5 which is the closest one to the Lodge. It is a two bedroom two bath cabin with a wonderful view of the St Jean Petit valley below. Check in was quick and efficient. We went to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Not huge but a pretty park. Nice forests and some flowers in late September. Beautiful but expensive lodge. I stayed in the campground which is small and forested. Good bathrooms/showers. All sites have electricity. Very quiet. The visitor center has very good exhibits and a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in cabin #5. This cabin is the closest with easy walk to the lodge. It’s a 2 bedroom, 2 bath cabin. Washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, ice maker. Beautiful views and hot tub on deck. The Fireplace is not allowed to be used except...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank annbrown2013
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Stopped in Paris on the way. Many spots for stunning pictures of nature! Stop at the Lodge and have lunch and enjoy the views! My lunch was delicious and the views are just breathe taking. You can also sit in a rocking chair and stare...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pammy B
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We took this trip to cycle a 60 mile loop and to climb the summit... omg!! What some climbs! The lodge was spectacular. The staff at all the places were super helpful and friendly like Laurie at the Vistor Center. Nice trails to hike clean...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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September 24, 2018|
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Response from ADPT-Region-5 | Property representative |
Yes, there is, it is stored in a mailbox at High point, however, it is not an overlook area. There are several overlook areas at the Park. Thank you
May 28, 2018|
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Response from ADPT-Region-5 | Property representative |
The Lodge and Cabins check-in is at 4:00 pm check-out is 11:00 am.
March 2, 2018|
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Response from ADPT-Region-5 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Mount Magazine has several Geocaches in the area, so a class might be a nice, however you do not have to take a class to geocache. We do not know of any company that takes guest hang gliding or... More