Arkansas State Parks

Arkansas State Parks

Site of Arkansas’s first post office, courthouse and land office. Davidsonville faded away close to 15 years after being established in 1815. A park with camping, lake and river fishing, trails, pavilions, playgrounds and picnic areas surrounds Trappers Lake.

For information:

Kendra Harris, Pocahontas, AR  72455

Davidsonville Historic State Park

  • Campsites:

    24 RV/Tent with W/E; 15 Tent
  • Location:

    2 miles west of Pocahontas on U.S. 62, then 9 miles south on Hwy. 166. Or from U.S. 63 at Black Rock, take Hwy. 361 and travel 6 miles north.
  • Attractions:

    On the Black River, this park features excellent fishing and boating. This is site of the first courthouse, post office and land office in Arkansas. Visitor center includes exhibits of local artifacts and a gift shop.
  • Facilities:

    Restrooms, hot showers, dump station, picnic sites, pavilions, boat ramp, boat rentals, playground, hiking trails, and historic townsite.
  • Accessible?:

    Handicap Accessible
  • Pets Accepted:


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