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Great Stay!

Our travel trailer site backed up to the water. This was very convenient to the campers that... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Visiting Arkansas State Parks

In our ongoing quest to visit all of the Arkansas State Parks, we were able to make a visit to Lake... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Michael C
Cabot, Arkansas
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3705 Highway 25, Powhatan, AR 72458-9010
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Our travel trailer site backed up to the water. This was very convenient to the campers that brought along their boats. The office had a small store in it with snacks and essential camping items. Most sites were fairly level and paved. There is a...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

In our ongoing quest to visit all of the Arkansas State Parks, we were able to make a visit to Lake Charles during this trip. Lake Charles is a smaller park but has good services. The camping areas are very popular here. The swimming beach...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We camped here for five nights so we could attend a festival in a near by town. Our site was fairly level and had water and electric. There is one loop that has full hookups. The grounds of the park are very well kept, and...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful park! The campsites were clean and well kept. The staff were uncommonly nice and helpful. The mosquitos were rampant. Take your Off!

Thank raymondadenisec
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked this as a last minute trip as we were in the area getting some work done on our Class A RV. We are from Texas and I have to say, this is the nicest state park that I have ever...More

1  Thank Ginger C
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit for a day of cooking out, swimming and boating. Also has campgrounds for RV & tents. Beautiful wooded man- made Lake. Pavilions for renting, playground for kids and nature area and trails for hiking.

Thank tricia12557
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this state park since I was a child. There have been upgrades done that are a plus. This is a great place for a weekend getaway or for a week long vacation.

Thank Dmsprad
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 days. They were improving the campsites during our stay so i can see they are trying to make things better but......There was a huge dumpster for trash by the bath house that was overflowing the entire time we were there. There was...More

Thank melissan170
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My group were traveling through the area on our way home from a road trip and stayed at Lake Charles. We arrived a bit after 7 pm and were looking forward to the last night of our trip. Within an hour, the mosquitoes arrived and...More

Thank splash180
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Great trails, picnic areas, lake, and playground. Bathrooms needed serious attention. Overall, fun visit for the day. Don't forget to stop at Powhatan historic state park, too!

Thank Laura B
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Tyler P
9 July 2018|
Response from mysugarpie | Reviewed this property |
We were there in April. No mosquitoes
Max H
1 June 2018|
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Response from Randall W | Property representative |
If you look at the TripAdvisor map of Lake Charles, everything in green is open for fishing to day use visitors for free. With the exception of no fishing in the swimming area. This area features four boat ramps and three... More
Russ H
27 January 2018|
Response from rbwatts2018 |
Russ, just come in and we'll register at the Visitor Center. If you come in after 5:00 just pick a site that says available and register in the morning on your way out.