Jacksonport State Park, Jacksonport

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Jacksonport State Park is a 164.7-acre Arkansas state park in Jackson County, Arkansas in the United States. The park contains the 1872 Jacksonport courthouse which served as the home of county government from 1872-1892. Furnished with regional items of historical significance, tours of the courthouse are available. Jacksonport served as an important steamboat stop and trading center at the confluence of the White River and Black River, until being bypassed by the Iron Mountain and Southern Railroad shortly after becoming county seat.
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  • March 27, 2017
    We are on our Arkansas State Parks tour, and Jacksonport was the next on the list. It is is still considered off-season, so there was a lack of firewood stocked. Our Park Ranger was very courteous and...  more »
  • March 21, 2017
    We really enjoyed the visit to the courthouse, the guide was fabulous, knowledgeable and very friendly would recommend this park to anybody!  more »
  • May 8, 2016
    Self guided tour of the lot but not access to the old building. Collection of historic bells and a memorial to those who fought in Confederacy. Pretty little place sort of in the middle of nowhere. Bo...  more »
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  • June 17, 2017
    Looked like a nice spot for fishing.
  • January 26, 2016
    This is such a beautiful park, but it has been deserted every time we have stayed here. The facilities are excellent, and the RV sites are paved and perfectly level. Camping alongside the river is very peaceful. This a great stop for those who like to avoid the interstate highways when traveling with an RV. It is easy to get to from US Highway 67. The historic Courthouse tour is fun and informative.
  • November 14, 2016
    I visited this park and it is beautiful but there are way too many cockleburs, you can't walk across the grass especially where the beach is. Not having a weekly rate did not help at all. We travel and stay extended times as many do. Get rid of the cockleburs and get a weekly rate and you might have more visitors.
  • April 26, 2016
    Well kept park and architecture from the 1800s and a great place to learn about the surrender of the North Arkansas Army to the Union Army, and a bit about the inland steamboat history of the region. The person on post is usually torn between duty at the courthouse and at the gift shop, so if you don't find anyone at one of those spots, check the other!
  • September 22, 2015
    A beautiful state park on the banks of the White River. The park is well maintained and the staff very helpful. Pet friendly also. My husband and I stayed for a week at an RV site.

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