Lake Chicot State Park


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Lake Chicot State Park


Location:8 miles northeast of Lake Village on AR 144.
Facilities:122 campsites with hookups, 14 cabins (many with a fishing dock), picnic areas, screened pavilions, swimming pool (seasonal), meeting hall with kitchen, laundry, store/marina, bicycle rentals, playground, visitor center with exhibits (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, boating, bird watching, interpretive programs (including lake tours, levee tours, and other opportunities for bird and wildlife viewing).
Special Features:Park is located in the Mississippi Delta region adjacent to Arkansas' largest natural lake. Lake Chicot is a 20-mile-long oxbow lake, cut off centuries ago when the Mississippi River changed course. The park is located in the Mississippi Flyway and offers some of the state's best year-round birding opportunities.
Address:2542 Hwy 257
Lake Village, AR 71653

Phone:870-265-5480
Web: www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/park.asp?id=10
Size: 132 acres.

See other parks in Arkansas.
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Lake Chicot State Park, in southeast Arkansas, has taken this a step further.
Helena River Park Boasts an elevated boardwalk that offers a magnificent view of the Mississippi Riven Lake Chicot State Park Features the largest natural lake in the state.
32 Lake Chicot at Lake Village is Arkansas's largest natural lake and home of Lake Chicot State Park. The bass, crappie and other fish in the lake are the usual size.
Other popular state parks with a sizeable number of visitors last year included Lake Chicot State Park (167,482 visitors), Millwood State Park (134,988 visitors), Woolly Hollow State Park (123.010 visitors) and Cane Creek State Park (104,778 visitors).

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