The new $33 million lodge on Mount Magazine is the fifth largest ongoing construction project in Arkansas and the the state park system’s biggest project ever.
The 66,617-square-foot Guest Room/Swimming Pool facility features 60 guest rooms consisting of 24 standard queen rooms, 16 double queen (deluxe) rooms, 17 single king rooms, and three suites. Forty-four rooms offer balconies and 17 rooms include spa tubs. All guest rooms offer a view of the Petit Jean River Valley and Blue Mountain Lake to the south. The facility also housed a 1,325-square-foot indoor swimming pool featuring a small area for children, two lap lanes, and two whirlpool tubs. The pool area includes a fitness center and restrooms.
It is scheduled to open May 1.