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Battle Of Jenkins Ferry Memorial

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Arkansas Highway 46, Sheridan, AR
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Not Much To See of the Battle

There is no access to the actual battlefield because it was in the river bottoms and its overgrown... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2017
Houston, Texas
Good for a quick picnic!

This is a good place for a picnic, and swimming in the river is fun for the kids. Unfortunately... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2016
Carolyn B
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Jun 15, 2017
“Not Much To See of the Battle”
Jul 6, 2016
“Good for a quick picnic!”
Arkansas Highway 46, Sheridan, AR
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

There is no access to the actual battlefield because it was in the river bottoms and its overgrown today. Three historical markers near Leola on Grant Rd 6 starting at highway 46 were finally located after an extended search. At the old ferry crossing there...More

Thank jdssr2016
Reviewed July 6, 2016

This is a good place for a picnic, and swimming in the river is fun for the kids. Unfortunately the park has no bathrooms! Thus only a quick picnic, can't stay too long!

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed February 16, 2016

There is not very much to do there. There is a road about half a mile long and that's it. They have a picnic area and a river that you can fish or swim out of. There are plenty of signs that give info on...More

Thank Brody T
Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

First of all, not terribly close to Sheridan, so don't be misled by that. If you're a historic, you'll enjoy it, But to be honest, there isn't a lit here. Partiers. Drinkers. Drugs. Use your imagination. As leader of a paranormal investigation team, though, I've...More

Thank heidilore76
Reviewed June 10, 2013

Not very big at all. The mosquitoes will carry u away . Their are plaques around telling you about the battle. It's really in an out of way place and if you go during the summer be prepared for the swimming and partying

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed December 13, 2012

This park has a nice walking path and views/access to the river. There are several historical markers to describe the battle. The only drawback (and you cannot fault the park for this) was a person metal detecting in the park was creepy. Otherwise, I would...More

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