Frogs in Arkansas

The state of Arkansas is home to several frog species. In the countryside, it gets difficult to talk over the sounds of various frogs croaking loudly in the evening.

The pickerel frog is Arkansas’ only poisonous frog.

Frogs in Arkansas

Frogs and Toads of Arkansas

Narrow-mouthed Frogs (called toads due to terrestrial behavior)

  • Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad
  • Western Narrow-mouthed Toad

Tree Frogs and Their Allies

  • Blanchard’s Cricket Frog
  • Boreal Chorus Frog
  • Cajun Chorus Frog
  • Cope’s Gray Treefrog
  • Gray Tree Frog
  • Green Tree Frog
  • Illinois Chorus Frog
  • Spotted Chorus Frog
  • Spring Peeper
  • Squirrel Treefrog
  • Strecker’s Chorus Frog
  • Upland Chorus Frog
  • Western Bird-voiced Treefrog

True Frogs

True Toads

Spadefoot Toads

  • Eastern Spadefoot Toad
  • Hurter’s Spadefoot Toad
  • Plains Spadefoot Toad

Biggest Frog in Arkansas: American Bullfrog

Small Frogs in Arkansas: Blanchard’s Cricket Frog, Spring Peeper

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