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  1. Fall into the Park’s Busy Season

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    November 11, 2011 by Devils Den

    By Tim V. Scott, Park Interpreter ​October is one of the busiest times of the year at the park. Visitors are always amazed that the park is at 100 percent capacity every weekend and close to that during the week. Everyone is here for the same reason. The weather for camping is perfect. We open the fireplaces in the cabins. It is ideal weather for a morning hike. The area is also bustling with craft fairs, but most of all, visitors are here for the fall colors.

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  2. The CCC’s Voice of Satan

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    October 27, 2011 by Devils Den

    By Tim V. Scott, Park Interpreter ​The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp at Devil’s Den printed a newsletter named the “Voice of Satan.” It gives a unique insight into life at the park in 1936. The Voice of Satan was published every Friday. The below articles were included in the October 30, 1936 (VOL. 1 NO. 13) Halloween edition.

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  3. Spirits of Arkansas Still Roaming the Land

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    October 20, 2011 by Devils Den

    By Rebekah Sprulock ​Children will always be afraid of the dark, and men with minds sensitive to hereditary impulses will always tremble at the thought of the hidden and fathomless worlds of strange life which may pulsate in the gulfs beyond the stars or press hideously upon our own globe in unholy dimensions which only the dead and the moonstruck may glimpse. — H.P. Lovecraft, “Supernatural Horror in Literature”

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  4. Rugged Individual Trailblazes Through Ozark History

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    October 13, 2011 by Devils Den

    ​By Rebekah Spurlock “Remember, boys, nothing on God’s earth must stop the mail!” With a drive to carry mail, supplies, and passengers to the new frontier of the west, John Butterfield made a way through the rugged countryside of Northwest Arkansas that is still evident today. Meet the man himself, this Friday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. at the amphitheater at Devil’s Den State Park.

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  5. Fossil Flats Trail Facelift

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    September 11, 2011 by wcobserver

    Two hundred-year floods within a month can cause a lot of devastation. As we all know, most of Northwest Arkansas experienced that last spring. Devil’s Den was no exception. Everyone is aware of the damage to Lake Devil and the suspension bridge, but there was also damage to several of the park’s trails, especially the Fossil Flats Trail.

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  6. Fun-filled Days While the Crowds are Away

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    September 1, 2011 by wcobserver

    With the beginning of school, Devil’s Den does briefly slowdown. Of course I mean weekdays, weekends are still busy. This becomes the perfect opportunity to explore the park without the big summer crowds.

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  7. Devil’s Den Diary: Turmoil of a Tree

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    August 21, 2011 by wcobserver

    For the past three weeks Devils Den State Park has been suffering from drought. Due to the severity of the drought a burn ban has been placed upon the park. Like humans and animals, trees suffer during this time as well.

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