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Louisiana Purchase State Park

Ark. 362, Brinkley, AR
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Brinkley
Type: State Parks
Activities: Viewing foliage, Birdwatching
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

What a neat place - we went about 10:30 in the morning - did not have any trouble with mosquitos and were a little disappointed that we didn't see any type of animals. Even though the temp was in the 90's, the walk was very pleasant. The boardwalk is very nice with a lot of informative signs along the way.... More

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Springfield
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I had always wanted to go here as I am a major History buff. It was 2 miles back off the main road. There is an automatic gate that opens and closes at certain times and you must be out before it closes. I am glad I went, but I sure couldn't get my hubby to go again. I had... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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305 reviews 305 reviews
122 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

This park is the origin of the Louisiana Purchase survey. It consists of a boardwalk out to the start of the survey. There are signs along the walk explaining the purchase, the survey, and the wildlife in the area. The walk takes a total of 30 minutes and is well worth the stop.

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Fredericksburg, VA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

If you happen to be in this part of Arkansas, stop by this park. You could easily walk to the monument and back in less than 30 minutes. It was very deserted when we went, a little creepy if I had been alone. But, at the end of the little walkway, you can see the point from where the entire... More

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Pine Bluff, Arkansas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
44 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

The area where the monument marking where they began surveying for the Louisiana Purchase is in the middle of a swamp. Reaching the monument is done by a wooden walkway that leads you to the marker. Though the water isn't deep, you wonder what is in it. It also makes you wonder if it was flooded when they started surveying... More

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Cabot, Arkansas
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343 reviews 343 reviews
109 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Great day trip. Everytime we stop we see something we have never seen there before. National History

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montrose iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2010

Went in early november and had the whole place to ourselves.Really enjoyed the boardwalk going over the swamp ground leading back to the monument.Very informative for us american history buffs.Little children will be bored after 5-10 minutes.A good stop for about a 1hr visit max.

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