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Lake Dardenelle State Park

100 State Park Dr, Russellville, AR 72802-8546
+1 479-967-5516
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Spectacular school trip

My class visited Lake Dardanelle to view the eagle nest. The boat ride to the nest is fun for kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kvanes
via mobile
Water stinks

Water smells awful, like sewage at times, the shallower areas are filled with broken glass and... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
Christina T
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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100 State Park Dr, Russellville, AR 72802-8546
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+1 479-967-5516
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"visitor center is"
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"swim beach"
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"a great place to spend"
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"gift shop"
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"great fishing"
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"beautiful lake"
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"day trip"
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"all ages"
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"sites"
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"aquarium"
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"camping"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My class visited Lake Dardanelle to view the eagle nest. The boat ride to the nest is fun for kids. You learn about the river, the wildlife and the dam system. The eagles' nest is visible and you can see the parents flying around and...More

Thank Kvanes
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Water smells awful, like sewage at times, the shallower areas are filled with broken glass and junk/trash

Thank Christina T
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Lake Dardanelle State Park is a great place to spend the day with family or friends. Very kid friendly and pet friendly!

Thank Red71devil
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

We enjoyed walking the lake area at 4-5 pm and watching the sun set. The Lake is so beautiful and temperatures were just right!

Thank Lisa G
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Lake Dardanelle is one of the best lakes in Arkansas. It has a great State Park, the fishing is some of the best in the state and it has some great areas for skiing, kayaking and other water sports. During the Spring and Fall it's...More

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

We love visiting here on each trip. So much for kids of all ages, and adults to see and do. do not miss this stop. Gift shop with lots of great gifts and souvenirs.

Thank Melanie V
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

bring your tent, your camper and enjoy this camp ground. its a beauty. great views of the lake and etc.

Thank Rsvlfoodie
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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Lake Dardanelle is a nice, peaceful Arkansas State Park. It's always clean and has a very safe feel. Bring a camera because the sunsets from the pier are often spectacular. The visitor center is interesting and the campground restrooms are clean. If fishing is your...More

Thank vmorr152
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Check out the visitor's center, campsites and other facilities. They are really nice! The park has lots of events including eagle tour in the winter. Great place to bring kids for picnic and a swim.

Thank 63Roger51
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I didn't expect to find this gem while traveling on business to Russellville, AR...amenities, dock and shoreline fishing, nice people, easy to get to. An all-around good experience before I headed back to Nashville.

Thank chrystyb777
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