Cane Creek State Park RV & Campground Guide


Cane Creek State Park is a vast public recreation area located in Lincoln County, Arkansas. It straddles the Gulf Coastal Plain and the Mississippi Delta, allowing guests to take in marvelous views as they explore the state park. The park contains 2,053 acres in total and includes the 1,675-acre Cane Creek Lake, which borders the massive Bayou Bartholomew. It has officially been a public park since 1973 when the Arkansas Game and Fishing Commission received federal funds and promised to build and maintain Cane Creek Lake inside the park. Some of the area’s many natural attractions include deep draws, rolling hills, and steep ridges. Gould and Grady are two Arkansas cities that you can reach from Cane Creek State Park.

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Spring 44-82 F
Summer 69-93 F
Fall 43-87 F
Winter 33-57 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Cane Creek State Park

In a region as massive as Cane Creek State Park, an RV can be very helpful as you navigate the park and learn the lay of the land. Fortunately, RVshare is one of the best resources to help you find great rentals at affordable prices. You just specify your intended travel destination, and you'll have a variety of options to choose from nearby.

Rising Star RV Park

Rising Star RV Park is a wonderful campground you can stay at near Cane Creek State Park. It has a beautiful location along the Arkansas River near Pool 3 Lock and Dam. Camping, fishing, boating, and canoeing are among the outdoor activities you can enjoy during a stay at this campground. The RV park offers 25 sites in total, and they all come equipped with water and electricity. The address of Rising Star RV Park is Rising Star Rd, Grady, AR 71644.

Lakeview RV Park

Located in Drew County, Arkansas, Lakeview RV Park is another fantastic campground worth considering near the state park. It is located in the city of Monticello, putting it at a very close distance from Cane Creek State Park. The campground is also just a quarter-mile away from Lake Monticello, an exciting destination you can visit for swimming, fishing, and more. The nightly rate for this RV park is $45, and all of the sites come equipped with full hookups. The address of Lakeview RV Park is 475 Old Hwy 13, Monticello, AR 71655.

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What to Do at
Cane Creek State Park

Inside Cane Creek State Park

Guests love to experience the water at Cane Creek Lake with activities that range from boating to water skiing. Kayaks and canoes are available for rent if you are interested in more relaxed waterfront endeavors. Bayou Bartholomew, which happens to be the largest bayou in the entire world, spans 364 miles and is a great place to explore. If you love hiking or mountain biking, feel free to visit the 15.5-mile Cane Creek Lake Trail. You can even take part in geocaching, which is a fun and mentally challenging activity that requires you to apply yourself to find hidden items. 

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How to Get to
Cane Creek State Park

People commonly travel to Cane Creek State Park from Little Rock, Arkansas, and Memphis, Tennessee. Begin the route from Little Rock by getting onto I-630 E. You will follow I-530 S toward AR-530 in Vaugine Township. Then, take Exit 44 from I-530 S. To complete the route, follow AR-530, AR-212 E, and State Highway 293/Cane Creek Road to Grasshopper Circle in Smith Township. 

Coming from the city of Memphis, you will first want to get onto I-40 W. Follow that road to AR-17 S in Brinkley Township and then take Highway 302 W to US-79 in Clarendon. After continuing along on US-79 to Star City, follow State Highway 293/Cane Creek Road to Grasshopper Circle in Smith Township. The address of Cane Creek State Park is 50 State Park Road, Star City, AR 71667. 

Entering Cane Creek State Park

Cane Creek State Park’s hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cane Creek State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $4.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Cane Creek State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Cane Creek State Park?

Cane Creek State Park, including the campground, is open year-round. Wildlife can be spotted in the park and around the lake every season. With fairly moderate temperatures, the park is always a great place to visit.

What is the climate of Cane Creek State Park?

January is the coldest month with an average high of 51.7 degrees Fahrenheit. July is the warmest month with an average high of 91.8 degrees Fahrenheit. The park receives rainfall of three to five inches each month throughout the year.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Cane Creek State Park?

Deer, red fox, raccoons, and wild turkeys can be spotted along the roads and trails of the park. Along the shoreline, look for osprey, kingfishers, and herons. Listen for the sound of woodpeckers at work.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Cane Creek State Park and what is the cost?

There are 11 Class A campsites and 18 Class B campsites in Cane Creek State Park. Reservations are always required, and the daily rate ranges from $23 to $29 dollars.

Is Cane Creek State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

In Cane Creek State Park, the playground and two fishing piers are barrier-free. Also, all the buildings, as well as selected picnic spots and campsites, are accessible for all visitors.