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Lake Chicot State Park

2542 Highway 257, Lake Village, AR 71653-9515
+1 870-265-5480
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Spring Break

This was a visit after not being able to get a cabin in two years.The boys had a great time with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
krudley2018
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Go kayaking and bird watching!

We came here in mid-March with high expectations. We rented kayaks for the morning to noon with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ajlevings
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“oxbow lake” (4 reviews)
“spring break” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
2542 Highway 257, Lake Village, AR 71653-9515
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+1 870-265-5480
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a visit after not being able to get a cabin in two years.The boys had a great time with Brian the interpret showing them edible insets. The activities that the park had for this week were super. The entire staff is so very...More

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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay at Lake Chicot State Park. We value your thoughts and appreciate you and your family for choosing Lake Chicot State Park as your Spring Break destination. We look forward to you and your family...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here in mid-March with high expectations. We rented kayaks for the morning to noon with the express purpose of navigating they cyprus and bird watching. It lived up to our expectations and we will absolutely return! The kayaking was as relaxing or as...More

Thank Ajlevings
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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are pleased to hear you had such an enjoyable experience. Lake Chicot is a great area for bird watching. Species such as Black-necked Stilts, Roseate Spoonbills, and Painted Buntings can be spotted depending on the time of your visit. There’s even been a yellow...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We rented one of the cabins which was really nice. Lots of birds, short hikes, beautiful lake. The cabin was very comfortable and roomy. Would stay there again.More

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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your kind words. If you’re interested in birding, fall migration is a great time to visit. We have many programs and activities throughout the year. We hope that on your next visit you’ll join us for a lake tour or a Dutch oven...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

The overall area is nice and cabins are nice but the staff are not. We stayed in a cabin over Memorial Day weekend. The policy for the cabin states no pets, however, the people on the other side of the wall from us broke the...More

Thank Dru G
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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

We’re sorry for the issues with your stay. We do have some pet friendly cabins, but we certainly do not want noise issues interfering with any other guests. You should have received a 15% discount. If this did not go through correctly on your account,...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The state park is a great place to visit in Chicot County! It's free and has a lot to offer for all ages. The views across the lake at sunset are stunning. The hiking trails are mediocre, but there is also a playground and a...More

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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

At Lake Chicot State Park, we strive to provide a memorable experience for all of our guests, and the colorful sunsets over the cypress filled lake help with that. The trail is relatively short, and like much of the area, has drainage issues. We are...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Nice park. We looked at the cabins for a future visit. They are very nice. You can get a one bedroom right on the water front with a private boat dock and a fantastic view. The park staff is very nice and helpful. Enjoyed our...More

Thank Carol P
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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for the compliment. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to your stay in the cabins. If you have any questions about the cabins or your future stay, please contact the park at 870-265-5480.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Spacious camping sites, but park needs attention. lots of standing water, debris laying around. Bath houses were doable but nothing impressiveMore

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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Unfortunately, from the middle of March through the beginning of May is often a very stormy and rainy time of year in our part of Arkansas. The park has experienced several severe storms already this season, causing us to have several sizeable trees and limbs...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

On a sunny day I visited this park, rented a Kayak and went to the other side of the lake to explore the beautiful cypress swamp teeming with wildlife. A magical world, 'creeping' through the trees. It took me about 3 hours to cover the...More

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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you return soon. Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This little jewel sits in the southeast corner of Arkansas and on the largest natural oxbow lake in North America.

Thank 335nedm
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ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Thank you for your interest in our Park. We do hope to see you again sooner than later. Thank you for the positive feedback.

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Lake Chicot is an oxbow lake which eventually separated from the Mississippi River. I went on a family trip to Lake Chicot State Park. We went boating through the beautiful cypress. You can easily rent a kayak or a boat. We stayed in a large...More

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