Lake Dardanelle State Park

Lake Dardanelle State Park


Location:Two separate areas on opposite sides of Lake Dardanelle: the Russellville area is located off I-40, exit 81, south and then immediately west for 5 miles on AR 326; the Dardanelle Area is 4 miles west of Dardanelle on AR 22.
Facilities:84 campsites with hookups (65 at Russellville and 19 at Dardanelle), picnic areas, pavilions, bathhouses, marina, boat ramps. In addition, the Russellville area has a fishing pier (é), trail, kayak and bicycle rentals, and visitor center with exhibits.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, water sports, hiking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Lake Dardanelle is a 34,000-acre reservoir on the Arkansas River. The park is a National Park Service Certified Trail of Tears site, and guided kayak and party barge tours led by park interpreters allow visitors to learn about the history of the area, including land routes where the Trail of Tears crossed here.
Address:100 State Park Dr
Russellville, AR 72802

Phone:479-967-5516
Web: www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/park.asp?id=6
Size: 294 acres

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Mark Gintert, national youth director for the Bass Federation, called the facilities at Lake Dardanelle State Park among the best in the country.
The Montgomery, Ala., native celebrated his 74th birthday in Arkansas last week, specifically, at Lake Dardanelle State Park. ESPN now owns BASS (Bass Anglers Sportsman Society), but Ray Scott continues to sell it like it was his.
The first five miles of the 73.2-mile Delta Heritage Trail that winds through the Delta is complete, and Lake Dardanelle State Park has a world-class weigh-in pavilion for fishing tournaments and a $3 million visitor's center.

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