Great Escape Weekend at Petit Jean State Park

Published 04/03 2014 03:39PM

Updated 04/03 2014 03:42PM

Children “scramble” for eggs at Petit Jean State Park
Children “scramble” for eggs at Petit Jean State Park/Petit Jean State Park

MORRILTON, AR (News Release) -- The public is invited to enjoy Easter weekend at Arkansas’s first state park. 

Family-oriented programs and activities will be offered at Petit Jean State Park throughout this “Great Escape Weekend”. 
These will include a free guitar concert at historic Mather Lodge starting at 6:30 pm on Saturday, April 19th, presented by local musician Brandon Robertson. 

Easter Sunday’s activities will include a 6:00 am non-denominational Easter Sunrise Service, a 9:00 am program with a live rabbit, and a 2:00 pm “Easter Egg Scramble” for about 2,000 candy and toy filled eggs.
This event is free of charge and open to the public.  For more information, contact the park at (501) 727-5441 or by email at

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