960 Highway 4 East, Wickes Arkansas 71973
Toll Free: 870-385-2201
This park-natural area extends for 11 miles along the Cossatot River. The wild and scenic river forms Cossatot Fallas, a rugged and rocky scenic canyon that challenges the most experienced canoeists and kayakers (Class IV rapids). Floatable river levels are usually limited to late-fall, winter and spring.
Other Arkansas State Parks nearby:
(Wickes) Cossatot River State Park
(Murfreesboro) Crater of Diamonds State Park
(Kirby) Daisy State Park
(Mena) Queen Wilhelmina State Park
03/28 Coming to The Wickes area
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.