Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Lake Chicot Region Southwest Upper Delta Central North Central [X] Lower Delta [X] Northwest Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Grady Spann Megan Ayres Moore Meg Matthews [X] Brian Whitson [X] Maggie Howard Date Published [X] February 2017 [X] September 2016 How Do You Pronounce Lake Chicot? Feb 2017 ⁄ Brian Whitson Many people may know about the origins of this lake, but may not realize why we call it Lake Chicot. In order to understand where the name Lake Chicot comes from one must look to the past. Bird Nerds Part of Flock for Life Sep 2016 ⁄ Maggie Howard Birding is a weird and wonderful hobby to get into. You start out with an old beat up bird guide and a cheap pair of binoculars, figuring you would just give it a shot.