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Devil's Den State Park

Arkansas State Parks

Hiking, backpacking, equestrian and mountain bike trails in Lee Creek Valley; fully equipped Civilian Conservation Corps cabins; cafe, playground, pool, RV and tent camping, swimming pool, nature and interpretive programs. Pets must be leashed at all times. Horse camp has sites with water, electricity, bathhouse and access to the horse trails. The valley's crevices, caves, bluffs, ravines, rock shelters and crevices provided excellent hiding places for outlaws waiting for the Buttefield Overland Mail Stage Line (1858-1861) which passed through the area. The park's overnight hiking trail is named for it These same routes were also used by Confederate insurgents as a staging area for conducting raids on Union Army supply lines.

Devil's Den State Park (C-2)

  • Campsites:

    44 RV/Tent with W/E/S; 12 RV/Tent with W/E; 6 RV/Tent with E; 24 Tent; 42 Horse Campsites with W/E; Group Area (7 RV/Tent with W/E - 75 persons max); 8 Hike-in Tent
  • Location:

    8 miles south of Fayetteville on I-49 (Exit 53) to West Fork, then 17 miles southwest on Hwy. 170 or from I-49 (Exit 45) at Winslow, 7 miles west on Hwy. 74. (West Fork, AR 72774)
  • Attractions:

    Nestled in a picturesque Ozark Mountain valley, this park features an 8-acre fishing lake; bridle, nature and mountain bike trails; and 15-mile backpacking trail.
  • Facilities:

    Cabins, restaurant (seasonal), pool, picnic sites, pavilion, restrooms, hot showers, dump station, laundry, grocery, ice, hiking trails, visitor center with gift shop and exhibits, playground. The park offers canoe, kayak, pedal boat and backpacking equipment rentals. Gasoline not available.
    * NOTE: Trailers longer than 26 feet should not use Hwy. 74 due to mountainous road.
  • Accessible?:

    Handicap Accessible
  • Pets Accepted:

    Yes

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