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Lake Fort Smith State Park

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Address: P.O. Box 4, Mountainburg, AR 72946
Phone Number: 501-369-2469
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Located in the Boston Mountains, the park offers great fall hiking.

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The cabins are awesome!

The cabins at Lake Fort Smith are wonderful. We have stayed in a two-bedroom cabin and a one-bedroom cabin on different trips through northwest Arkansas. They are new, spacious... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The cabins at Lake Fort Smith are wonderful. We have stayed in a two-bedroom cabin and a one-bedroom cabin on different trips through northwest Arkansas. They are new, spacious, quiet and located near the lake. Each cabin had a bathroom for each bedroom, a full kitchen, comfortable furniture in the living-room area, and large dining areas in the cabin and... More 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

What a treasure, Lake Fort Smith cabin rentals. These are recently constructed, well equipped, and located on a scenic lake. Forget your key and open your cabin door lock with the last four numbers of your telephone number. When you step inside you will put city problems out of your cabin. Firewood is waiting, modern plumbing, and dish tv all... More 

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Opelika AL
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119 reviews 119 reviews
57 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If there was a way to rate 10 I would ! This is the MOST beautiful cabin in a state park ...or anywhere for that matter, that we have ever stayed. Huge rooms...kingsize bed that is SO comfortable. Fantastic deck with gorgeous teak furniture and view of the lake. Huge fireplace and great deal on wood. The kitchen has everything... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You can reserve RV spots. This is a great advantage. The spots were very spacious. The bathrooms are very nice also.

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Broken Bow, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Visitor Center, campsites, day-use area, marina, (everything!) is practically new and well maintained. All park staff we encountered were very friendly. The park is located in the rugged Boston Mountain area of the Ozarks and the scenery is beautiful. The lake was not as clear as I expected, but we were there shortly after a heavy rain.

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Maumelle, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is an amazing campground. The facilities are top notch, the camp sites are perfect, smooth, well laid out and like new. We were able to rent a kayak and go on a two hour tour around a nearly empty lake (empty of people, not water!) The lodge is beautiful with a very nice back porch where you can sit... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

I took the kayaking tour across the lake with several other avid outdoors women . Made new friends and enjoyed a great first kayaking experience with a very knowledgable tour guide . Great day for some fresh air and relaxing on the water

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Arkansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

On a whim, I loaded up bike and kayak and drove northwest for about an hour and twenty minutes, from my home yesterday. This wonderful state park rewarded me with friendly service and super clean, modern facilities, as well as a great lake for paddling around in my boat. I noticed that the park rents boats of all sizes and... More 

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Springdale, Arkansas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Great 2 nite stay. We stayed in cabin #9 and it was great. The staff at the visitor center were friendly. Cabin #9 is a two bedroom 2 full bath. Lots of room and it has a large covered patio in the back.

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Peru, Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

For our family reunion we chose the Kingfisher Lodge. It turned out to be the perfect option. With 32 or so beds (and room for more sleeping bags on the floor fro small kids) it fit our family like a glove. In comparison to other state parks we've been to, it all seemed nearly brand new and very clean. On... More 

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