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Lake Charles State Park

3705 Highway 25, Powhatan, AR 72458-9010
+1 870-878-6595
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Nice, Quiet Park

We camped here for five nights so we could attend a festival in a near by town. Our site was fairly... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Bob B
Florence, Kentucky
RV camping

It's a beautiful park! The campsites were clean and well kept. The staff were uncommonly nice and... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Cleveland, Georgia
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3705 Highway 25, Powhatan, AR 72458-9010
+1 870-878-6595
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We camped here for five nights so we could attend a festival in a near by town. Our site was fairly level and had water and electric. There is one loop that has full hookups. The grounds of the park are very well kept, and...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful park! The campsites were clean and well kept. The staff were uncommonly nice and helpful. The mosquitos were rampant. Take your Off!

Thank raymondadenisec
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked this as a last minute trip as we were in the area getting some work done on our Class A RV. We are from Texas and I have to say, this is the nicest state park that I have ever...More

1  Thank Ginger C
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit for a day of cooking out, swimming and boating. Also has campgrounds for RV & tents. Beautiful wooded man- made Lake. Pavilions for renting, playground for kids and nature area and trails for hiking.

Thank tricia12557
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this state park since I was a child. There have been upgrades done that are a plus. This is a great place for a weekend getaway or for a week long vacation.

Thank Dmsprad
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 days. They were improving the campsites during our stay so i can see they are trying to make things better but......There was a huge dumpster for trash by the bath house that was overflowing the entire time we were there. There was...More

Thank melissan170
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My group were traveling through the area on our way home from a road trip and stayed at Lake Charles. We arrived a bit after 7 pm and were looking forward to the last night of our trip. Within an hour, the mosquitoes arrived and...More

Thank splash180
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Great trails, picnic areas, lake, and playground. Bathrooms needed serious attention. Overall, fun visit for the day. Don't forget to stop at Powhatan historic state park, too!

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 17 September 2014

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...More

2  Thank tricia12557
Reviewed 6 November 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...More

9  Thank robert w
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Russ H
28 January 2018|
Response from rbwatts2018 |
Russ, just come in and we'll register at the Visitor Center. If you come in after 5:00 just pick a site that says available and register in the morning on your way out.