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In the middle of a head water swamp it begins. The walk is elevated and the surrounding swamp is beautiful. Best wildlife viewing is early of late day, But this is also Misquito tome so go prepared. Great history in this area.
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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Louisiana Purchase State Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017
Thank you for visiting Louisiana Purchase State Park! We appreciate your comments and am so glad you enjoyed visiting this Arkansas State Park. We look forward to you visiting again soon.
I love that this spot is preserved. Just a short stop for us, but was nice to get out and walk on the boardwalk. No swamp at all, but you could still see how high the water gets. Lovely little fall walk. There are some...More
ADPT-Region3, Manager at Louisiana Purchase State Park, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2017
Thank you for taking the time to stop and stretch your legs. The best time to come and see the swamp at its fullest would be during late spring to late summer/early Fall. We appreciate your response.
Driving from Little Rock to Memphis, we saw a sign for this park and figured, "What the heck? We've got the time." We drove (and drove) following the signs and, about the time we were ready to give up, saw the sign for the final...More
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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Louisiana Purchase State Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2016
Thank you for taking the time to visit Louisiana Purchase State Park. Yes, the drive is a little off the beaten path, but well worth it. We are happy you were able to experience the significance of this site, and the importance it placed on...More
This is amazing history!! Trail is a nice walk though a swamp and great historical information is provided. The importance of this market in the development of the western United States. Great for history lovers and anyone that might want to see an important part...More
ADPT-Region3, General Manager at Louisiana Purchase State Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2016
Thank you for taking the time to visit Louisiana Purchase State Park. We are happy you were able to experience the great significant value this landmark placed on the development of the United States. Please visit again.
Try to do a day trip every view month. Nice to say I have been there. A little disappointed with the lack of support for the place. It has a nice sign, a long peaceful walking bridge you the monument and informational Plaques along the...More
The Louisiana Purchase State Park is kind of difficult to classify. My wife and I visited in the summer and there were a lot of bugs there. The land is very different than the area around it. It is swampland in contrast to the flatter...More
I came here during the 200 year celebration of the survey marker. The history of the monument is fascinating to those with an interest in the development of western civilization pre Civil War. As for going to the marker there is a nice raised walkway...More