Jenkins' Ferry State Park


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Jenkins' Ferry State Park


Location:13 miles south of Sheridan on AR 46. Contact Information
Facilities:Exhibits, picnic areas, pavilion (no electricity), swimming area, boat launch.
Activities:Interpretive programs, picnicking, swimming, boating.
Special Features:Jenkins' Ferry is one of three Civil War battlegrounds in south central Arkansas that were part of the Union Army's Red River Campaign, the purpose of which was to take Texas away from the Confederate troops. The other two battlegrounds are Marks' Mills State Park and Poison Spring State Park (see separate listings).
Address:c/o Arkansas State Parks
1 Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201

Phone:888-287-2757
Web: www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/park.asp?id=28
Size: 40 acres.

See other parks in Arkansas.