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Lake Charles State Park

3705 Highway 25, Powhatan, AR 72458
870-878-6595
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Powhatan
Type: State Parks
Activities: Fishing, Camping/rv
Most recent review
- Sep 16, 2014
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Black Rock, Arkansas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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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Benton, Arkansas
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15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 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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Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 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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Paragould, Arkansas, USA
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 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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Mountain View, Missouri
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87 reviews 87 reviews
8 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Lake Charles State Park is worth the drive to Powhatan. The parks in Arkansas are beautiful. More so than Missouri. Don't get me wrong, the parks in Missouri are very nice. But Arkansas parks seem as if the come from another world. You can see the lake from anywhere.

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pocahontas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I love Lake Charles State Park. The campsites are all shaded and most have at least some view of the lake. Some campsites, especially the 50 amp sites have excellent lake views. We tent camped here in July 2012. The nature center has a very cool collection of local snakes, turtles, fish, and other wildlife for viewing including an alligator.... More

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North Little Rock, Arkansas
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139 reviews 139 reviews
35 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We just spent 3 nights at Lake Charles State Park. a majority of the sites are shaded. The lake is a fairly small but nice fishing lake, it is next to the Black River a bit out of the main path so it's a nice get away camp destination. They have a nice beach front for family swimming, a nature... 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 for day trip with the family, other things to see while in the area.

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