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Lake Charles State Park

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