What to know
Lake Poinsett is a 640-acre fishing lake located along Ark. 163, some four miles south of Harrisburg. The rolling hills of Crowley's Ridge serve as a scenic backdrop for the lake, constructed in 1960 by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. A state park was added along the western shore in 1963 and now offers camping, picnic areas, pavilions, trail, playground, launch ramp and boat rentals. Fishing: Bass, crappie, bream and catfish are targets of visiting anglers. 870-578-2064.