Every autumn, nature paints the mountains and valleys of The Natural State with gorgeous hues of gold, red and orange. Scenic drives showcase autumn's finest while allowing you to explore the state's varied topography on a fun-filled road trip. One drive through Arkansas at the right time of year and you’ll see what makes Arkansas one of the best places to see fall foliage. The parks offer great adventures in the Arkansas outdoors, too.

Arkansas's autumn attractions aren't limited to scenery; fall weather is ideal for enjoying the variety of outdoor activities that the state has to offer, such as camping, hiking and mountain biking. You'll also find art and history attractions and fun, family-oriented fall festivals and events all over the state.

Whether you plan to stay for a night or a week, fall foliage vacations in Arkansas’s state parks have a lot to offer. Make your travel plans now — view park photos and events below.

Upcoming Fall Events