Unfortunately, I didn’t get to see all the sights but I did get to visit a portion of the Mississippi River State Park, which is currently under development. I visited the recently reopened Beech Point Campground located in the Bear Creek Lake recreation area of the park. Incredible is about the only word I can think of. Maybe breathtaking. The hardwoods that comprise the forest are gorgeous, especially now since the leaves are beginning to turn. Even if you’re not a camper, you’ll appreciate the scenic beauty of the lake and campground. Since it is also located on Crowley’s Ridge, the park has hills and valleys. If you didn’t know you were in the Delta, you could easily think you were in the Ozarks or Ouachitas.
More development is planned for the state park but for now, the lake, along with the camping and picnic areas, offer a great get-away. If you’ve never explored that area of Arkansas, you’re in for a treat.