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Lake Poinsett State Park, Arkansas

   

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AMENITIES:
Tent camping is available - We have three Class D sites set up specifically for tents, one RV site with a tent pad attached, and tents can be set up on any of the other RV sites as well. 
RV hookups are available - 4 Class A Hookups (50amp and water) and 22 Class B Hookups (30amp and water) RV hookups - All of our RV sites have water and electric hookups and there is a dump station near our Visitor Information Center that is free for campers to use.
Pets are allowed - Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
Campfires are allowed - Fires must be located in a fire ring.  Each campsite has its own fire ring as well as a charcoal grill. Picnic
 
    sites include Charcoal grills.  Firewood is available for purchase at our Visitor Information Center.
Grocery store nearby - Food Giant is located on Highway 1 in Harrisburg, approximately 5 miles from the park.
No pool
No
 Game Room
Restaurant(s) nearby - Restaurants are located in Harrisburg, approximately 5 miles from the park.  They include Witt's End Diner, Betty's Kountry Café, Iguanas (Mexican), Subway, and Sonic.
Nearby attractions - There are 4 other state parks nearby including Parkin Archeological State Park, Village Creek State Park, Lake Frierson State Park, and Crowley's Ridge State Park.  We are only 15 miles south of Jonesboro where you can check out the Crowley's Ridge Nature Center and just south of Harrisburg is the Parker Homestead.
Fishing - Crappie, Bream, Bass, and Catfish abound on our lake.
Boating - Lake Poinsett is a manmade lake and is relatively shallow. 
 
Stumps abound and make for great fishing.  We do not recommend this lake for skiers, tubers, or jet skis.
Activities for kids - Weekends from March through November all kinds of family oriented programs are presented by our park interpreter including nature programs, history programs, games, guided kayak tours, and workshops.
Playground
Cabins
Boat Rentals
Restrooms
Showers - A four unit bath house is located in the campground.
Store - Located in the Visitor Information Center.  Includes gifts, picnicking supplies, and snacks. Vending machines are also located near the Visitor Information Center.
No Laundry Facilities
Picnic and Barbecue area is available
Tap Water
Lodging

Activities: fishing, hiking, canoeing and golf

 



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RATES, DATES, DISCOUNTS, PAYMENT METHODS:

Visitor Information Center Hours 8a. M. - 5p. M. Everyday except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express accepted
Class A campsite (50amp electric hookup and water) $22 per day
Class B campsite (30amp electric hookup and water) $18 per day
Class D campsite (tent site, no hookups) $11 per day
December, January, and February:
Winter rates go into effect: 50% discount off regular campsite rates to all U. S. Citizens
March - November:
Arkansas citizens age 62 and over will be admitted to campgrounds at one-half the regular campsite fee Sunday through Thursday nights and a 25% discount weekends and holidays. [NOTE: A government issued photo identification with date of birth is required as proof of age. ]
Out-of-state citizens age 62 and over will receive a 25% discount Sunday through Thursday nights and no discount on weekends or holidays. [NOTE: A government issued photo identification with date of birth is required as proof of age.]



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Other campgrounds near Lake Poinsett State Park, Arkansas:

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Public Lands near Lake Poinsett State Park, Arkansas:

   Lake Poinsett State Park, Arkansas, 0 miles away

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   Lake Frierson State Park, Arkansas, 26 miles away

   Crowley's Ridge State Park, Arkansas, 29 miles away


Golf Courses Near Lake Poinsett State Park, Arkansas:

   Links At Jonesboro Golf, Jonesboro, 15 miles away

   Trumann Country Club, Trumann, 15 miles away

   Divots Golf, Jonesboro, 15 miles away

   Jonesboro Country Club, Jonesboro, 17 miles away

   Ridge Pointe Country Club, Jonesboro, 17 miles away


Lakes Near Lake Poinsett State Park, Arkansas:

   Craighead Forest Lake, Craighead County, 14 miles away


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Local climate location: JONESBORO 18 miles away


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