DeSoto State Park is at 7104 DeSoto Pkwy. N.E. The range known as Lookout Mountain runs through the park, which is situated along the west fork of the Little River. The river flows into Little Canyon National Preserve. Also within the park is DeSoto Falls, which drops 100 feet.
Hiking and biking trails extend throughout the park. A swimming pool operates Memorial Day through Labor Day. Lookout Mountain Parkway, a scenic road, passes through the park.
Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.