Kids Fishing Derby and Child Safety Day. June 8, 2013

Derby from 7AM to 11AM – Prizes Awarded at noon. Entertainment starts after derby.

Ready to catch the big one? Or at least tell stories about the one that got away? It’s that time of year again, so break out the pole and your special bait and cast your line in Davidsonville Historic State Park’s Annual Fishing Derby Prizes will be awarded for all age groups at noon. After the derby, stick around for Child Safety Day co-sponsored by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department.  Child fingerprinting, live music, presentations by state park staff and organizations like Raptor Rehab of Central Arkansas and ProMed of Pocahontas, and other entertainment.  Derby open to kids to 5-15 year olds. Raptor Rehab of Central Arkansas will have his show at 1:30PM at the stage at Pavilion 1. Child self defense classes at 1:00 and 2:00PM. Call the park for more details!! Don’t miss out on all the fun!!

Admission: FREE to Enter.


Archeology Camp

June 12-14, 2013

8AM to 3PM


Day Camp is SOON upon us!

Don’t let your young archeologist miss out!


Parents or grandparents!! Looking for something for the kids to do? Have a young one who thinks they might want to be an archeologist? Send them to archeology camp! Kids will learn about pre-historic and historic Arkansas through activities and travel. Call the park closer to date for more details. For ages 8-12. Reservations are required and we only have space for 5 more participants. Must register at least 3 days before camp starts.


Parents provide lunch for the kids. We provide travel, snacks, and drinks.


Admission: $ 75

Ask about family discounts.


Activities include mock digs, making prehistoric tools, a trip to the ASU museum, treasure hunts and MORE!!




To reserve your spot at one of our programs, please contact the park office at 870.892.4708.


If you would like to schedule a specialized program for your next group function, please give us a call. Remember, we’re here to help you make memories!


To get to Davidsonville Historic State Park; from Pocahontas travel 2 miles west on U.S Highway 62, then south on State Highway 166 and travel 9 miles to the park.

From U.S. Highway 63 at Black Rock, take state Highway 361.  Travel 5 miles to the park.



Davidsonville Historic State Park

7953 Hwy 166 South

Pocahontas, AR  72455


Contact Park Interpreter Krystal Watson