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Lake Chicot State Park

2542 Highway 257, Lake Village, AR 71653-9515
+1 870-265-5480
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bad experience

The overall area is nice and cabins are nice but the staff are not. We stayed in a cabin over... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Dru G
Beautiful Sunset View

The state park is a great place to visit in Chicot County! It's free and has a lot to offer for all... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
marieU5459DZ
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Lake Village, Arkansas
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
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“boat launch” (2 reviews)
“oxbow lake” (4 reviews)
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2542 Highway 257, Lake Village, AR 71653-9515
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+1 870-265-5480
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

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 the wall from us broke the...More

Thank Dru G
ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

We’re sorry for the issues with your stay. We do have some pet friendly cabins, but we certainly do not want noise issues interfering with any other guests. You should have received a 15% discount. If this did not go through correctly on your account,...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

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 also a playground and a...More

Thank marieU5459DZ
ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

At Lake Chicot State Park, we strive to provide a memorable experience for all of our guests, and the colorful sunsets over the cypress filled lake help with that. The trail is relatively short, and like much of the area, has drainage issues. We are...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

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 and helpful. Enjoyed our...More

Thank Carol P
ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for the compliment. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to your stay in the cabins. If you have any questions about the cabins or your future stay, please contact the park at 870-265-5480.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Spacious camping sites, but park needs attention. lots of standing water, debris laying around. Bath houses were doable but nothing impressiveMore

Thank robinmaxwell71
ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Unfortunately, from the middle of March through the beginning of May is often a very stormy and rainy time of year in our part of Arkansas. The park has experienced several severe storms already this season, causing us to have several sizeable trees and limbs...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

On a sunny day I visited this park, rented a Kayak and went to the other side of the lake to explore the beautiful cypress swamp teeming with wildlife. A magical world, 'creeping' through the trees. It took me about 3 hours to cover the...More

1  Thank Zeeburger1970
ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you return soon. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This little jewel sits in the southeast corner of Arkansas and on the largest natural oxbow lake in North America.

Thank 335nedm
ADPT-Region3, Manager at Lake Chicot State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Thank you for your interest in our Park. We do hope to see you again sooner than later. Thank you for the positive feedback.

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Lake Chicot is an oxbow lake which eventually separated from the Mississippi River. I went on a family trip to Lake Chicot State Park. We went boating through the beautiful cypress. You can easily rent a kayak or a boat. We stayed in a large...More

Thank WBowman
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here since I was little. We have always enjoyed the place. The campgrounds are nice, they have electricity and water, there are also sites along the lake that are beautiful and those have sewage hook up, but those sites are more for...More

3  Thank Brittany E
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The website looked like all the cabins were booked up when I tried several times to schedule, so I assumed they were busy and all booked up. I should have tried calling as that might have yielded different results. I drove by to see the...More

Thank SkyDragonfly
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Forgot how hot it can be in July (a plus since large watermelons were in season and easy find. Cabin was nice with a few rough spots (screen in the screen door cut, a few burners on the stove that didn't work, a few dead...More

3  Thank Charles P
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