Description - This popular recreational retreat lies atop a narrow arc of rolling, forested hills called Crowley's Ridge. The park occupies the former homestead of Benjamin Crowley, whose family first settled the area. Cozy log and stone structures constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps set the mood for the park's rustic warmth.
Facilities include four fully equipped, duplex modern cabins with kitchens; group cabin area with rental kitchen and dining hall; 26 campsites; picnic areas; snack bar; trails; standard pavilions; baseball field; 31-acre fishing lake (electric motors only); and a three acre swimming lake.
Recreation - Crowley's Ridge State Park offers camping, picnicking, hiking, swimming, fishing, and boating activities.
Climate - Arkansas has a temperate climate with the coldest temperatures near freezing during December, January and February. Daytime highs for these months usually reach 55 degrees F. Spring and fall temperatures are very mild with lows dipping to 44 degrees F and highs reaching 70 degrees F. July and August are the hottest months of the year with average temperatures reaching 90 degrees F. June and September average temperatures usually reach into the mid-eighties. Spring and winter months are the wettest of the year.
Crowley's Ridge State Park is located in the Crowley's Region of northeastern Arkansas. The park is 15 miles north of Jonesboro on Arkansas Hwy. 141; or nine miles west of Paragould on U.S. 412, then two miles south on Arkansas Hwy. 168.