Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism
To provide optimum quality recreational and educational opportunities in sufficient quantities and conveniently located to meet the experience needs of state citizens and visitors;
To safeguard the natural, historical and cultural resources by providing adequate facilities and skilled leadership in state parks;
To enhance the economy of the state by providing recreation destinations and leisure services closely attuned to the natural, historical and cultural appeal of Arkansas, and;
To provide responsible leadership statewide for the conservation of valuable state resources.