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Address: 16878 Highway 309 South, Paris, AR 72855
Phone Number: (479) 963-8502
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High atop 2,753-foot Mount magazine, the state's tallest mountain, this...

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 Service. Sweeping vistas of broad river valleys, deep canyons, and distant mountains welcome outdoor enthusiasts to Arkansas's high point.

This is a place to enjoy sightseeing, exploring the mountain and nature study. The park is a destination for outdoor sports and extreme adventure enthusiasts that offers rock climbing, rappelling, hang-gliding, mountain biking, horseback riding, backpacking, and ATV adventure. An ATV guide service is available. The park also offers overlooks, hiking trails, a picnic area with restrooms, pavilion, and a visitor center with an exhibit gallery and gift shop. The park offers 18 campsites (two Class AAA and 16 Class AA with tent only options).

The Lodge features 60 guest rooms, a restaurant, conference center, business center, indoor heated swimming pool, fitness center and game room.

Thirteen fully equipped cabins share the same bluff and seeping views of the valley as the lodge.

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Pride of West Central Arkansas

Mount Magazine State Park is gorgeous year around. The natural state (Arkansas) is portrayed excellently at this site. Along with nature sites, there is a rustic lodge that is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
mhowar
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Paris, Arkansas
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Paris, Arkansas
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mount Magazine State Park is gorgeous year around. The natural state (Arkansas) is portrayed excellently at this site. Along with nature sites, there is a rustic lodge that is excellent to visit. The lodge has individual rooms to rent as well as conference rooms. It sits on a bluff overlooking South Logan County as well as Yell County. The restaurant... More 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just to be able to be in such a breathtaking location, and in our case, enjoy such wonderful food and service.

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Texarkana, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mount Magazine is the highest point in Arkansas, at 2,753 feet. Most of the mountain is within Mount Magazine State Park. It's a bit off the beaten track, and you have to allow time to get here. I was traveling on Highway 10, west of Danville, AR. At the town of Havana, AR I turned north on Highway 309. This... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our time here . This time we learned there is "overflow camping" for $11 with just a fire pit and picnic table.. Would actually prefer that. The bathrooms are impressively clean and so were the showers . The area is well marked and driving the loop at sunset is beautiful .

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (my wife and I and our 20 year old son) were at Mount Magazine State park for 2-1/2 days last week. We had seen the lodge advertised in a AAA Southern travel magazine and finally found time to go visit. The people working in the visitor center were very friendly and helpful and gave us some pointers on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

check in was great, room was very nice. service was great.loved the view and had everything right in the lodge you would need.wp;; go back definitly

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a very nice cabin at the Park with a beautiful deck view of the valley below. Temperatures were cool coming from Texas in July to low 80s. Deer were present all around our cabin and every place we went. We are ready to go back. We also spent one night in the Lodge last fall taking in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has a large lots of cabins and it has a bunch of different hiking trails I went down the bear cave trail myself it was awesome I like these wooded areas this is a nice magazine mountain it's really beautiful up here there's a trail runs behind the lodge. That goes down to the Falls is awesome

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you haven't visited this state park, you need to make a stop to do so. Although some of it is still growing back after some fires to control underbrush, there are some beautiful views along the drive. It is the highest ridge in Arkansas. It is a very quiet and serene setting. It was definitely worth the drive up... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in one of the cabins (cabin #1) overlooking the Petit Jean River Valley. Beautiful vistas! The cabin was lovely - very clean, comfortable, air-conditioned, and well stocked with everything needed (except food of course). And a wonderful hot tub on the balcony! We had breakfast and lunch in our cabin, but went for dinner at the... More 

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