Explore Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

Hiking, Biking, & Riding

With over 54 miles of trail system for hiking (two ADA accessible), mountain biking, horseback riding – there’s a trail for every outdoor enthusiast! Grab a hiking stick, bike, or best equine friend and let’s go!

Educational Events

Our organization hosts enriching events that educate and share some of the wonders that nature has to offer. Interpretive programs and workshops hosted by Friends of Hobbs State Park highlight wildlife, plants, and topics related to the great outdoors.

Primitive Camping

Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area has 11 primitive campsites, six accessible by hiking or mountain biking, the first in Northwest Arkansas! Campsites include tent platforms, fire rings and grills, and lantern/trash poles.

About Friends of Hobbs

Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area (HSP-CA) is the largest state park in Arkansas! It boasts beautiful landscape, a visitor center, trails, and so much more in the heart of the Ozarks. Friends of Hobbs is a 501c3 non-profit organization that aims to share the natural beauty and opportunity that this park provides while also supporting educational programs and enhancing park amenities for the public to enjoy. Learn more about Friends of Hobbs today!

About Friends of Hobbs

Hobbs State Park is the largest state park in Arkansas! It boasts beautiful landscape, a visitor center, trails, and so much more in the heart of the Ozarks. Friends of Hobbs is a 501c3 non-profit organization that aims to share the natural beauty and opportunity that this park provides while also supporting educational programs and enhancing park amenities for the public to enjoy. Learn more about Friends of Hobbs today!

Upcoming Events

Interested in other upcoming events?

Latest Announcements

  • The Visitor Center is CLOSED Monday, December 25th and Monday, January 1st, for the holidays, but First Day Hikes will still be held.

  • Please Note on Nov. 17-20, Dec. 8-11, and Dec. 16-17 the following trails are open: Van Winkle, Ozark Plateau, Tunnel Connector, (mtn biking downhills Sawtooth and Timberjack and return trail), and Karst. All other trails will be closed.

  • Our Centennial Service Day on September 23rd, 2023 has unfortunately been canceled due to rain.

Sponsors

Thank you to our generous supporters & sponsors! Without you, our programs would not be possible!

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Friends of Hobbs is generously sponsored by UNIFY.

As a Friends of Hobbs member, you are automatically eligible to join UNIFY Financial Credit Union, one of the nation’s leading credit unions, and enjoy all the financial benefits it offers.