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Cossatot River State Park

1980 Highway 278 W, Wickes, AR 71973-9424
+1 870-385-2201
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Nice Photo Ops!

We made a quick stop here while on a road trip thru Arkansas. I had no idea about the rapids and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer487
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Sherwood, Arkansas
Beautiful Place!

Went here to hike. Went to the Visitor Center first just to look around and have a clean bathroom... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Deidra M
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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“creek trail” (2 reviews)
“rapids” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
1980 Highway 278 W, Wickes, AR 71973-9424
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+1 870-385-2201
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a quick stop here while on a road trip thru Arkansas. I had no idea about the rapids and the camping in this area! So nice! We stopped at the visitor center and the park ranger was so nice and friendly. Showed us...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Went here to hike. Went to the Visitor Center first just to look around and have a clean bathroom break. This Visitor Center is on the small side, but it's a gorgeous building. (It's actually a large building, but has a good portion reserved for...More

Thank Deidra M
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Grands found a secret place and love going back to explore.. recommend! Perfect laid back camping and nature park... I will be going back and plan on making it a tradition at least twice a year.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

I only had a few hours while traveling but I stopped at the visitor center which was VERY impressive. Then I hiked the Harris Creek Trail (3 miles). There were nice overlooks and the trail was well marked. I also drove down the dirt road...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Amazing water views, peaceful to relax, picnic and take pictures. Would be great to visit in the summer for hosting and jet skiing

Thank TheresaNTexas
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I camped at the Sandbar Campground and enjoyed it. The campground was pretty quiet. They don't have showers or flush toilets. They have some sort of a modern outhouse type bathroom, with no running water. That being said, the campground was quiet and clean. It...More

Thank backpacker1968
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I loved the pictures on the Cossatot River State Park Website I decided to include this park in our vacation to the Ozarks. We are from Mayland. One thing I did not realize is that in spring there is much more water and the boulders...More

Thank Shirley D
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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Although we missed the river being high, this was certainly a amazing beauty!.. The falls are wonderful and there are great trails for sure! Although there is a longgggg gravel road to get to the falls, it's well worth it!

Thank aabsck
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Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

We met friends and camped in this wonderful Corps of Engineers Park. The premium campsites had camp trailer hookups, permanent fire rings, grills, and shade trees. The fishing was great with a variety of fish. We are planning to reserve a campsite in the fall...More

Thank Lois-R0904
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Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

I have lived near the Cossatot River most of my life. Grew up swimming in it well down stream from the Park area. This beautiful River now has its own state park. Clear water, beautiful terrain, unique rock formations make a perfect setting for the...More

1  Thank Alracj
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Kelly G
30 March 2018|
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Response from DavyAshcraft |
During that time of year about the only thing that you will catch would be small mouth bass. Best baits would be a green pumpkin seed finesse worm rigged on 1/8 ounce jig head (hook exposed). Fishing it similar to Texas rig... More
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Dawnclark1
22 July 2015|
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Response from Alracj | Reviewed this property |
870-385-2201is the number for the park. There are numerous campsites at numerous places. Their staff will best be able to help you.
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