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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

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Upcoming Events

Fall Birding Hike

October 1 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Leave No Trace: The 7 Principles

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Tale of the Turtle

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Adventure Ready: Hiking & Backpacking 101

October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Galls

October 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

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Latest Announcements

  • Connecting older adults with the health benefits of nature. Connecting older adults with the health benefits of nature. “Connecting visitors to nature and promoting a healthy lifestyle is a natural fit for our state parks,” Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Assistant Superintendent, Jay T. Schneider said. “Living Healthy in Nature” will meet the first [...]

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  • Van Winkle trail is closed again due to construction. Updated July 19, 2022

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  • Due to staff illness, the programs on May 28th have to be cancelled. However, summer is beginning and there are lots of opportunities to explore Hobbs State Park coming up! The events on Sunday, May 29th will still occur. Sunday, May 29th: Arkansas Symbols - 11:00 AM-11:30 PM Venomous Snakes of Arkansas - 2:00 PM-2:30 [...]

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Sponsors

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

War Eagle Trail Running Festival

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.

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