(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – Mississippi River State Park will hold an open house on Tuesday, June 7, at the newly renovated Storm Creek Lake Campground. Attendees will have an opportunity to tour the new camper cabins and campground.
Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism Secretary Stacy Hurst, Arkansas State Parks Deputy Director Jeff King, Mississippi River State Park Superintendent Kristina Root and other park staff will be on hand to answer questions and for photo opportunities.
The campground, located within the Storm Creek Lake Recreational Area, includes five camper cabins; 11 AAA campsites with electricity, water and sewer; three walk-in tent campsites with electricity and group water; and a family-style bathhouse with four units.
WHAT: Open house at Storm Creek Lake Campground
WHEN: Tuesday, June 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
WHO: Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism Secretary Stacy Hurst, Arkansas State Parks Deputy Director Jeff King, Mississippi River State Park Superintendent Kristina Root and other park staff will be on hand to answer questions and for photo opportunities.
WHERE: Mississippi River State Park Storm Creek Lake Campground, Phillips County
About Mississippi River State Park
Mississippi River State Park provides quality access to the St. Francis National Forest and offers visitors endless adventures where the Mississippi River, Crowley’s Ridge, and the Arkansas Delta meet. Visitors can explore everything from hardwood forests to the sandy shores of the Mississippi River while enjoying three lakes, two National Scenic Byways, four hiking trails and three day-use areas. Interpretive programs include tours of historic sites, cooking demonstrations, hiking, biking, kayaking and much more. Facilities include 48 campsites spread throughout three different campgrounds (24 AAA, 19 primitives, 1 group primitive), five camper cabins at Storm Creek Lake Recreational Area, bathhouses, pavilions, a visitor center with exhibits and gift shop, a rentable multi-purpose room, boat launches and fishing piers. Boat, kayak, canoe and bicycle rentals are available.
About Arkansas State Parks
Arkansas State Parks is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism. Arkansas state parks and museums cover 54,400 acres of forest, wetlands, fish and wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation facilities, and unique historic and cultural resources. Established in 1923, Arkansas State Parks preserve special places for future generations, provide quality recreation and education opportunities, enhance the state’s economy through tourism, and provide leadership in resource conservation. Arkansas State Parks serves more than 9 million visitors annually. Connect with ASP on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and visit ArkansasStateParks.com and
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About Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism
The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.