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Davidsonville Historic State Park

8047 Highway 166 S, Pocahontas, AR 72455
+1 870-892-4708
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It was during the hot part of summer when our family decided to camp at Davidsonville park. My... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2017
Pocahontas, Arkansas

Very friendly staff greeted us at the door, explained their facilities. We toured their historic... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2017
Louisville, Kentucky
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Site of Arkansas’s first post office, courthouse and land office. Davidsonville faded away close to 15 years after being established in 1815. A park with camping, lake and river fishing, trails, pavilions, playgrounds and picnic areas surrounds Trappers Lake. The visitor center features a replica 1820’s hunter-trapper flatboat, interactive virtual tour of the historic town, and exhibits that explore the history of Davidsonville and life on the Arkansas frontier. The campground has 20 (12 water, 50-amp electric, sewer and 8 water, 50-amp electric) campsites.
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“paddle boats” (2 reviews)
“picnic area” (2 reviews)
“town square” (2 reviews)
8047 Highway 166 S, Pocahontas, AR 72455
+1 870-892-4708
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

It was during the hot part of summer when our family decided to camp at Davidsonville park. My husband was born & raised in Pocahontas, so it wasn't a surprise to him that the park was so buggy at night that we couldn't even enjoy...More

Thank pjsurles
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff greeted us at the door, explained their facilities. We toured their historic museum, recorded messages made it nice. We went outdoors and visited the cemeteries and the town square. Then we hiked around the lake. It was just what we expected.

Thank debbiekkelly
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful State Park that offers classes several times a year. I took a gourd workshop which was awesome. Very fun and informative and took home 2 gourd bird houses. This Park has brand new beautiful nature center, picnic area, playground, fishing area....More

1  Thank tricia12557
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is one historic and beautiful place to visit. Lots of picnic area, parks, canoing and paddleboats. Perfect for family get together's.

1  Thank Kip D
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Very interesting visitor's center and museum of history of Davidsonville - historical trails - camping - fishing and boating - canoe rental - picnicking

1  Thank mammiepoppy
Reviewed October 29, 2015

It has been a couple of years since I've tented at Davidsonville but unless you're the type who prefers the tick-infested deep woods, it's hard to find a better camping area. The park rangers are courteous and give discounts to old farts like me. The...More

1  Thank asimov13467
Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We decided on a whim to take a walk in the park on a beautiful fall day. Nice groomed trails, fall colors and a river and pond to enjoy. Fishing, paddleboating available. Special Halloween camping, hayrides, music and food this weekend. So fun and family...More

1  Thank Sandy C
Reviewed September 27, 2015

I went on a guided canoe/kayak trip on the Black River. The trip was well organized. I look forward to attending other events. The park also rents canoes and kayaks.

Thank Friends_fun
Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We just drove a couple of hours to this state Park for the afternoon. It's beautiful. My son was doing a project for school, so we really enjoyed seeing all the artifacts from the town that was once here. There aren't any historic buildings here,...More

Thank redheadedmama
Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Old Davidsonville is beautiful in the fall! There were a few people fishing. We walked the trails and enjoyed the hike. Great location for photography fans!

Thank rhyhey
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