Lake Dardanelle State Park Annual Cultural Celebration | Community Spirit
Join us at Lake Dardanelle State Park August 25 in celebrating the many aspects of our history that gives this area its unique culture. We will have a Dutch Oven Cooking 101 in the morning, with local dutch oven group, River Valley Black Pot Cookers. We will have programs all day long. We will also feature some crafts as well, including making Native American Games, fishing poles, and basic weaving. The fee for the crafts is $2 each, if you register for all three, you get a discount. For a detailed schedule or to register for the crafts you can come by or call the visitor center. Come out and join us in exploring the heritage of the area.
Lake Dardanelle State Park is one of the 52 state parks administered by the State Parks Division of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The park offers two areas on 34,300-acre Lake Dardanelle. The Russellville (main park) and Dardanelle locations both offer camping, marinas, launch ramps, standard pavilions, picnic sites, restrooms, and bathhouses. Along with the visitor center and fishing tournament weigh-in pavilion, the Russellville area offers a barrier-free fishing pier and nature trail. Year-round interpretive programs are offered at the Russellville area.
To reach each park: 1) Russellville Area -- Take Exit #81 (Ark. 7) off I-40 at Russellville. Turn south, then immediately turn west on Ark. 326 and go four miles; 2) Dardanelle Area -- Go four miles west of Dardanelle on Ark. 22.