• Little Post Bayou at Sunset

    Arkansas Post

    National Memorial Arkansas

Things To Do


Visitor Center and Museum:
Visitors are invited to view the park movie - "Arkansas Post: Echoes of the Past" and explore museum exhibits reflecting over three hundred years of human history at Arkansas Post. This twenty minute feature is available upon request daily from 8:00 a.m. till 4:30 p.m.

Paved and unpaved trails:
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and tranquility of over two miles of trails winding through the "historic town site" and a hardwood forest.

Guided tours are may be available for groups, however, reservations are required. Bus parking is available at the visitor center. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the town site and nature trails.

Historic Weapon Demonstrations:
Musket and Cannon demonstrations are regularly scheduled during periods of high visitation. Check our schedule of events or give us a call if your group would like to schedule a program.

Fishing is allowed in all the waters in and around the park; however, an Arkansas fishing license is required for individuals 16 years of age and older.

Junior Rangers:
A Junior Ranger program is available for children ages 6 - 12.

School Groups:
On-site and off-site school programs are available upon request.

To schedule a class trip to Arkansas Post National Memorial or to have a Ranger visit your class, please call (870) 548-2207

Did You Know?

traill's fly catcher - by Auduban

John James Audubon, the famous American Ornithologist, described, painted and named the Traill's flycatcher while at Arkansas Post in the spring of 1822. The Traill's Flycatcher is now thought to be nearly extinct due to habitat loss caused by agricultural development.