Upcoming Events at Davidsonville Historic State Park


Labor Day Weekend – September 1 – 3, 2012

Labor Day weekend is a great time for cook outs and camping. It’s also a great time to enjoy various programs, like owl prowls, star gazing, black powder demonstrations and town site tours, at Davidsonville Historic State Park. Call the park or check our website for specific programs, times and prices.

The Great Arkansas Clean-Up – September 15, 2012
9am to noon

All across Arkansas people will be coming together to clean up our beautiful state. Show your state pride by helping the park staff clean up one of your Arkansas State Parks. We’re here to help you make memories, so let’s make them trash free memories. Refreshments will be provided.

Admission Fee: Free


Ghosts of Davidsonville Fall Festival – October 13, 2012
2pm to 9pm

It’s that time again. There’s a chill in the air, color in the trees, pumpkins abound and what’s that? Do you hear the whisperings of ghosts down at Davidsonville? Gather up the family and come on down for our annual Ghosts of Davidsonville Fall Festival. Activities include musical performances, carnival games, face painting, balloon artist, carnival food and of course the historic hayride around the Davidsonville town site and through the decorated campground. This event is perfect for children of all ages, and we’re certain even adults will enjoy themselves at the Ghosts of Davidsonville Fall Festival.

Black River at Davidsonville Historic State park

Coupon for Canoe Float Trip

We posted about the river float trips Davidsonville Historic State Park was hosting. Here is a coupon for 10% off that float trip rental.

Available: 8/1/2012 – 9/30/2012


Enjoy a day out on the river with your family. Pick a canoe trip for either the Black River or Eleven Point River. All canoe floats must be set-up 24 hours in advance. Contact the park at 870-892-4708. Coupon is 10% off regular canoe trip rates.

The Fine Print

This coupon can only be redeemed when canoe float trip s set up 24 hours in advance. Please contact the park at 870-892-4708 to learn more.

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Black River at Davidsonville Historic State park

Davidsonville Historic State Park Float

Davidsonville Historic State Park is hosting River Floats on Black River and Eleven Point River.

Black River Float

The Black River float is 4-6 hours long. Canoes are put in at Davidsonville and picked up at Powhatan Historic State Park.

Eleven Point River Float

The Eleven Point float is 6-7 hours long. Canoes are put in at the Highway 90 bridge and picked up at Lloyd Williams Access.

Float trips participants must be at the park no later than 8:30 am and must be at their pick up destination no later than 4pm. To reserve a trip, DHSP must have 24 hour notice. Canoe and Kayak river floats are priced at $30 a vessel. This includes shuttle, vessel, life vests, and paddles. Shuttles for those with their own equipment is $30 a vessel.

For more information please contact, Davidsonville Historic State Park at 870-892-4708.