Address 1: 50 State Park Road
City: Star City
Open: Open all year
Open all Year: Yes
Number of Sites: 29
Full Hook: Yes
Located where the rolling terrain of the West Gulf Coastal Plain and the alluvial lands of east Arkansas’s Mississippi Delta meet, this park offers you the opportunity to explore two of Arkansas’s distinct natural settings in one visit. Hike or bike the park’s 2,053 acres of woodlands in the Coastal Plain. Paddle or fish on 1,675-acre Cane Creek Lake, a timbered Delta lake, and experience the lush beauty and abundant wildlife that inhabit Arkansas’s Mississippi Delta. Just across the timber-filled lake, anglers and paddlers can also explore Bayou Bartholomew, the world’s longest bayou.
Park staff offer guided walking, biking, kayaking, and birding tours, and other interpretive programs throughout the year.
The campground at Cane Creek features 29 campsites (Class B) and one Rent-An-RV, and a modern bathhouse with hot showers. Cane Creek is one of the Arkansas State Parks system’s four parks that offer a Rent-An-RV. This 30-foot RV features heat and air-conditioning; beds for eight persons; a fully-equipped kitchen including stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, pots and dishes; satellite TV/VCR/DVD and built-in sound system with CD and radio. The unit also includes a slide-out area. Alongside the RV is an 11′ x 11′ wooden deck equipped with a table, chairs and a cooking grill. The RV is permanently set up on a campsite featuring water, electric, and sewer hookups. Visit our camping page for rates and fees. A $50 deposit is required per stay. Weekday rentals may be made for one day. Weekends require a two-day rental. [The park system’s other Rent-An-RV offerings are at Bull Shoals-White River State Park near Mountain Home, Lake Charles State Park near Powhatan, and Millwood State Park near Ashdown.]
Hiking, backpacking, mountain biking trails, and a kayak trail, offer outdoor adventure including birding and other wildlife viewing opportunities. The 15.5-mile, multi-use trail goes through rolling terrain, along the lake, and across many bridges including three suspension bridges. There is also a 2.5-mile multi-use trail for smaller adventures. The parks 2.5-mile kayak trail offers a relaxing outdoor aquatic adventure.