Are there bears at Petit Jean?
The park ranger says there are black bears in the park but they avoid people.
Is the Petit Jean Waterfall Trail open?
The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. Full amenities you would expect at a state park. Petit Jean state park, Take Exit #108 off I-40 at Morrilton and travel nine miles south on Hwy.
How long of a hike is Petit Jean?
|Petit Jean: Cedar Falls Trail|
|Length/Type||1.8 miles out and back (.9 miles each way)|
|Difficulty||Moderate (3 of 5)|
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|Date Hiked||April 11, 2015 (and earlier)|
Does it cost to get into Petit Jean State Park?
2 answers. No, it does not cost anything to visit the Park and hike our trails.
How did Petit Jean get its name?
The sailors called her Petit Jean, which is French for Little John. The ocean was crossed in early spring; the vessel ascended the Mississippi River to the Arkansas River, to the foot of the mountain.
Are Arkansas state parks closed right now?
Arkansas State Parks are Open for Business All Arkansas State Parks are open and remain available to visitors under Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.
Which trail at Petit Jean takes you to the waterfall?
Petit Jean State Park Hiking Trails and Overlooks Walk to the spectacular 95 foot Cedar Falls, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Arkansas, meander through ancient geology on the Seven Hollows Trail, or enter Rock House Cave and view ancient pictographs.
Does Petit Jean State Park have WIFI?
There is wifi in the lodge.
Can you drink alcohol in Arkansas state parks?
Alcohol possession and use is permitted within the park in accordance with Arkansas state laws, including age restrictions and open container regulations. All glass containers are prohibited within 100 feet of any waterway in the park.
How do I camp at Petit Jean Mountain?
Choose from wooded or lake view sites. Pull-through or back-in campsites are available. The campsites are minutes away from all the other activities to be enjoyed here in the natural beauty of Petit Jean Mountain. Call 501-727-5441 for more information or to make reservations.
What is a yurt at Petit Jean?
The YURTs are round, high walled tents with electricity, screened windows, and doors with locks. The rental includes cots, a lantern, stove, and ice chest. Each YURT accommodates up to six persons. Petit Jean is Arkansas’s only state park with its own airport.
What is the best overlook at Petit Jean State Park?
Petit Jean’s Gravesite at Stout’s Point on the mountain’s East Brow is Petit Jean State Park’s most well-known overlook. This is a peaceful place to enjoy the breathtaking view of the Arkansas River below and learn about the romantic legend of Petit Jean.
Are there pull-through or back-in campsites available?
Pull-through or back-in campsites are available. The campsites are minutes away from all the other activities to be enjoyed here in the natural beauty of Petit Jean Mountain. Call 501-727-5441 for more information or to make reservations.