Old Davidsonville State Park


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Old Davidsonville State Park


Location:From Pocahontas, 2 miles west on US 62, then 9 miles south on AR 166; or, from Black Rock, US 63 to AR 361, then 6 miles north.
Facilities:24 campsites with electric and water hookups, 25 tent sites, showers, restrooms, picnic areas, 2 screened pavilions, playgrounds, trails (including a self-guided trail through the old town site), boat launch ramp (Black River only), boat rentals, fishing pier (é), visitor center, exhibits, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, hiking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park preserves the locale of historic Davidsonville (established in 1815), the site of the Arkansas Territory's first post office, courthouse, and land office. In addition to its historic significance, the park borders the Black River and a 12-acre fishing lake, and fishing is a major activity here.
Address:7953 Hwy 166 S
Pocahontas, AR 72455

Phone:870-892-4708
Web: www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/park.asp?id=23
Size: 173 acres.

See other parks in Arkansas.
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Old Davidsonville State Park Site of Arkansas Territory's first post office and courthouse.