Lake Dardanelle State Park, Dardanelle

4.5
#34 of 77 in Nature in Arkansas
Lake Dardanelle State Park is located on two sites, one in Russellville, Arkansas and one in Dardanelle, Arkansas, on the 34,300-acre Lake Dardanelle.The Russellville Area site features a visitor center with aquariums, natural and cultural history displays, classrooms and a gift shop. There is a barrier-free fishing pier and a fishing tournament weigh-in pavilion that is used for the many fishing tournaments held at the park. There are 74 campsites and an outdoor amphitheater. The Dardanelle Area site features 18 camp sites.Both sites include picnic facilities, boat ramps, pavilions, playgrounds and dump stations.The park's staff offer many interpretive programs, including guided hikes, nature talks, kayaking, lake tours and demonstrations, evening slide shows and movies.
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  • Spacious, clean camp spots. Very family friendly. You can borrow a fishing pole, not rent, borrow. Great little aquarium at the visitors center  more »
  • Lake Dardanelle is a wonderful place to camp. We stayed in A where you had full hook ups. The even number spots have a better view of the lake. My big complaint is the bathhouse/bathroom. It was awful...  more »
  • Looking for something to do? Take a look at all the activities at the Lake Dardanelle State Park - the visitors center has great aquariums and interactive exhibits, there are kayaking excursions, eagl...  more »
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  • Love this park. So well kept and full hookup right on the water. Only problem is not the park but people. I love dogs and have camped with dogs but always picked up the poo. I had to clean all around the site before my grandson could play and everywhere we walked there was poo. Be considerate people. Keep our parks nice for everyone.
  • This was my first trip here and I loved it. The area is beautiful, very well maintained facilities, plenty of adult and child friendly activities, and a fantastic visitor center. It was a bit cold and rainy while I was there, but I will definitely return again when the weather is cooperating better.
  • Great place to stay! Beautiful sites. Loop A has sites on the lake. Also with a senior discount we only paid half price.
  • Very nice park. Borrowed a fishing pole for free. Had a great time. Thanks!!!
  • Easy access to the water, plenty of parking. With a beautiful view. Sunsets are fantastic. In The Visitor Center should not be missed.
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