LAKE CHARLES STATE PARK
The park features 60 campsites (23 Class AAA and 37 Class B) and one Rent-An-RV. Within walking distance are picnic sites, hiking trails, a standard pavilion (screened with ceiling fans), launch ramp, swimming beach, and playground. The visitor center's gift shop offers gift items, camping supplies, and snacks. Park interpretive programs include party barge lake tours and guided kayak tours.
Established in 1967, the park is located near Powhatan, Arkansas. It covers an area of approximately 140 acres around Lake Charles. The lake was created by damming the Spring River for flood control and recreation purposes.
The park offers a variety of outdoor activities including camping, fishing and hiking trails. In addition to these recreational facilities, it also features picnic areas with grills and pavilions available for rent.
In recent years there have been several improvements made such as new playground equipment installed in 2016 along with renovated restrooms.
1. Lake Charles State Park offers 60 campsites with water and electric hookups.
2. Primitive camping is available for a more rustic experience.
3. The park has two Rent:A-Camp units, including tent, sleeping pads and cooking gear.
4. Group Camping Area can accommodate up to 35 people, perfect for large gatherings or events.