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Lake Charles State Park

Make lifetime memories at Lake Charles State Park (two kids sitting on pier at lake)
Make lifetime memories at Lake Charles State Park
Park interpreters help you connect with the outdoors
Park interpreters help you connect with the outdoors
Exploring and hiking at Lake Charles State Park
Exploring and hiking at Lake Charles State Park
Kayaking at Lake Charles State Park
Kayaking at Lake Charles State Park
Camping at Lake Charles State Park
Don't you just love a campfire?
Camping at Lake Charles State Park
Camping at Lake Charles State Park
Swim beach at Lake Charles State Park
Swim beach at Lake Charles State Park
Camp in a YURT at Lake Charles State Park
Camp in a YURT at Lake Charles State Park
Motorcyclists at Lake Charles State Park
Motorcyclists at Lake Charles State Park
Sunset tour at Lake Charles State Park
Sunset tour at Lake Charles State Park
Camping at Lake Charles State Park
Camping at Lake Charles State Park
Lake Charles State Park
Lake Charles State Park

What to know

A half-hour from Jonesboro and about 1.5 hours from Memphis, Lake Charles State Park is a peaceful place located on a 645-acre lake filled with bass, crappie, bream, and catfish. In fact, it’s the place where the largest number of 20-inch bass have been caught in Northeast Arkansas. A full line of bait and tackle is available at the visitor center from March through October. There are 60 campsites, a third of which are Class AAA, with many spots right on the water. A yurt offers an additional lodging option. The park is also a great getaway in fall and winter months with four hiking trails and a 3-D archery range (open November through February).

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Open Pavilion

Standard Pavilion
For reservations and more information, please contact the park at 870-878-6595 or [email protected]

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3705 Hwy. 25
Powhatan, AR 72458
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