Davidsonville Historic State Park

7953 SR 166S
Pocahontas, AR 72455- Map It
(870) 892-4708

AAA Editor Notes

Davidsonville Historic State Park is 2 mi. w. on US 62, then 9 mi. s.w. on SR 166 on the Black River. The park preserves the site where the oldest post office, courthouse and land office in the state, built 1817-22, once stood. Archeologists have unearthed building foundations and streets as well as many artifacts. The site is self-guiding; interpretive boat tours are offered by reservation. . Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
Park free. Interpretive canoe tour $35 (per canoe). Phone ahead to confirm rates.
Hours: Visitor center open daily 8-5, Mar.-Nov. (also Fri.-Sat. 5-8, Memorial Day weekend, July 4 weekend and Labor Day weekend); Sat.-Sun. 1-5, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.