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Address: 3705 Highway 25, Powhatan, AR 72458-9010
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Great State Park

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
tricia12557
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Black Rock, Arkansas
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Black Rock, Arkansas
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80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank tricia12557
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 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.

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Thank Dmsprad
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 trash all 3 days on the ground. Lots of staff came by it but it... More 

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Thank melissan170
Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 were relentless. Even after applying two different types of bug spray, lighting citronella candles, and... More 

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Thank splash180
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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!

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Thank Laura B
Black Rock, Arkansas
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80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

This man-made lake offers fishing, boating, camping, and swimming. There is a State Park that is clean and maintained. Whether for a day trip or a week you will be very glad you came to see this lake. There are trails to hike, swimming, fishing to be had. Highly recommend it.

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2 Thank tricia12557
Benton, Arkansas
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16 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

My wife and I camped here in a travel trailer October 4-11, 2013. The campground has three loops- one full hook up and two water/electric. The FHU loop sites are larger and have generally better views of the lake. There3 is also a rental trailer in the FHU loop. The sites are level, shady and well spaced for privacy. The... More 

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Ozark, Missouri
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

I guess 182TimT was having a pouting day and feeling sorry for himself. Hubby and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Lake Charles State Park. Quiet, peaceful, good fishing and great hikes. No matter what "color" you are - there is a good time to be had by all at Lake Charles State Park.

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3 Thank ConnieJo12
Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2013

the locals are really nice. if ur not black. the park is really nice, but there r snakes every where you go.the camp site need a little up dating but it is arkansas and guess we should be happy with what we get. every body gave us mean looks,i guess they r not used to seeing colored folk down here.... More 

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3 Thank 182TimT
Paragould, Arkansas, USA
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2013

I haven't gotten to camp at Lake Charles yet but we have had many outings there. We usually go in the summer to BBQ and swim so I have never gotten over to the other side till just recently. We found a trail in the far end and it was really a pleasant little hike. Seen a variety of birds... More 

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