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Cossatot River State Park

1980 Highway 278 W, Wickes, AR 71973-9424
+1 870-385-2201
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grands love to explore

Grands found a secret place and love going back to explore.. recommend! Perfect laid back camping... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Bossier City, Louisiana
Beautiful Area with an Amazing Visitor's Center

I only had a few hours while traveling but I stopped at the visitor center which was VERY... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Lafayette, LA
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1980 Highway 278 W, Wickes, AR 71973-9424
+1 870-385-2201
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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

1  Thank theresaworldtosee
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
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

Stopped on our way back to Texas from Hot Springs. It was a great stop and we wish we had more time to enjoy the natural beauty. Very remote, the Cossatot River cuts through the mountains and creates rapids and swimming holes. A refreshing place...More

3  Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

The Cossstot River State Park Visitors Center is not what you expect to find in such a remote area. It is beautiful, with amazing exhibits and a great movie about the formation and history of the River. The sound wasn't working when we were there,...More

6  Thank beckyct
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What is the nearest place to go white water rafting where you can rent the equipment with guide.
27 July 2016|
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Where is the corp of engineers campsite located? Also, any place to camp a long the cossatot river that has electricity? Thank you so much for answering
22 July 2015|
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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Does the Sunscape offer free kayaking ?
8 January 2015|
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