Parkin Archeological State Park


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Parkin Archeological State Park


Location:In the community of Parkin, at the junction of US 64 and AR 184 north.
Facilities:Interpretive trails; visitor center with exhibit area, archeological laboratory, and gift shop; picnic area, playground, enclosed pavilion.
Activities:Interpretive programs.
Special Features:A National Historic Landmark, Park interprets the Mississippi Period Native American village located here from AD 1000 to 1550 and visited by the Hernando de Soto expedition in 1541. The mound site is jointly managed by Arkansas State Parks and the Arkansas Archeological Survey as a research station, museum, and interpretive center.
Address:PO Box 1110
Parkin, AR 72373

Phone:870-755-2500
Fax:870-755-2676
Web: www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/park.asp?id=40
Size: 61 acres.

See other parks in Arkansas.
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