• Little Post Bayou at Sunset

    Arkansas Post

    National Memorial Arkansas

Things To Do

Activities

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.

Tours:
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:
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?

Bears from historic french map

During the 18th century, Bear's Oil was a valuable trade commodity at Arkansas Post. A French trader claimed that "one sometimes draws more than 240 litres of oil from one bear".