Jacksonport State Park Events

Published By:Cathy Drew Date:

Enjoy your stay at Jacksonport State Park by attending a few of our scheduled activities. Discover the many wonderfully diverse qualities of Jacksonport by bringing your family, friends and yourself to any of our programs. The activities listed below are free or have a fee if stated. So visit with the park interpreter Matt to experience the park.

Friday, April 11th

6:30pm- Wood Pecker Walk – Campground- Join a park interpreter on a moderately strenuous walk on the Tunstall River Walk and look for some of Jacksonports woodpeckers.

Saturday, April 12th

11:am- Easter Egg Hunt- Courtyard- Pose for photos with the Easter Bunny and get Easter (temporary) tattoos. Prizes awarded for the lucky egg hunters, ages 1-12, who find the prize eggs; there is plenty of candy for every child.

Sunday, April 13th

2:00 pm – Civil War In Songs- Campground- A musical telling of the Civil War with the songs that shaped the period of strife. The program covers all the ups and downs of not just famous battles and generals but the everyday citizens that endured the Civil War’s hardship.

3:30 pm – White River Turtles- Picnic Area- Discover the different turtles found in Jackson County. See the difference between a water and land turtle by viewing live turtles. Learn proper care and handling of turtles.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE PARK INTERPRETER AT THE PARK OFFICE by calling (870) 523-2143 or E-mail: donna.bentley@arkansas.gov