Lake Chicot State Park, Lake Village

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#47 of 60 in Nature in Arkansas
Lake Chicot State Park is a 211.6acre Arkansas state park in Chicot County, Arkansas within the Arkansas delta. The park is located along Lake Chicot, a 22mi oxbow lake that was formerly the main channel of the Mississippi River. The lake, formerly a polluted eyesore for the area, has been restored to its current condition through the cooperation of many agencies to return its natural, cultural and recreational value. As the state's largest natural lake and the largest oxbow lake in the United States, Lake Chicot State Park features unique fishing and camping opportunities among large cypress trees, creating a bayou environment for both wildlife and visitors.DescriptionNestled in a pecan grove, the park offers 122 campsites, 14 cabins with kitchens, a swimming pool, picnicking, standard pavilions, laundry and playground. The park operates a combination store/marina which offers food, gifts, fuel and bait for sale and also rents boats, motors and personal water craft and operates a launch ramp. The visitor center features interpretive exhibits that tell of the area's history and natural resources and also rents bicycles.
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  • 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 th...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • we've been camping here for the past 15 years. clean campgrounds clean bath houses marina has a wide variety of items. swimming pool us awesome
  • Very pretty, well maintained and friendly staff. Large, shady camp sites, swimming pool and a laundry.
  • Nice State Park. We stayed here for one night in a TT during the off season. Almost had the entire park to ourselves. Areas were very wet with some standing water. Roads while asphalt were very uneven most likely due to the wet conditions. Our site had electric and water only. Very quite and peaceful. Park has a dock and fishing pier.
  • Love camping here. Well maintained and the staff are great.
  • Older campground. The camp sites can get soggy after a good rain. The cabins are what I would consider fishing cabins...b/c the fishing is great! Some of the cabins have boat docks and water access. Some do not. The visitor center and marina are exceptional. Plenty of educational programs and children's activities for those that don't like to fish.

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