Louisiana Purchase State Park


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Louisiana Purchase State Park


Location:From I-40 at Brinkley, 21 miles south on US 49 to AR 362, then 2 miles east. Located at the junction of Lee, Monroe, and Phillips counties.
Facilities:Boardwalk trail (é), exhibits.
Activities:Interpretive programs.
Special Features:A National Historic Landmark, the park preserves the point from which all surveys of property acquired through the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 initiated. The granite monument marking the survey's initial point lies within a headwater swamp. To reach the monument, visitors must walk along an elevated boardwalk that features wayside exhibits telling about the Louisiana Purchase and the swamp's flora and fauna.
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=37
Size: 36 acres.

See other parks in Arkansas.
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