Upcoming Events at Lake Charles State Park

Friday July 22nd

The Bats and the Bees 11am-12pm Nature Center

Our bats and honey bees are an invaluable resource to Arkansans. Join us in discovering the vast potential impacts of losing these animals on the ecosystem, economy, and our everyday lives. Also, discover ways you can aid in their continued survival.

Nature Center Exploration 1pm-3pm Nature Center

Come self-explore our Nature Center and learn about some of the unique wildlife in your area. Our park interpreter will be there to help answer any questions you may have and give impromptu programs. Animals include turtles, frogs, snakes, and more.

Creature Feature 3pm-4pm Nature Center

Join the park interpreter in taking an in depth look at one of our resident park animals. Learn about a unique animal around you using living animals, skins and furs, bones and skulls, and/or other mediums to better understand the creatures around us.

Saturday July 23rd

The 3C’s and 3R’s 11am-12pm Nature Center
AR’s Venomous Snakes

Not every snake in Arkansas is potentially dangerous. In fact, only 6 are venomous. Come find out easy ways to remember them and ways to tell them and other snakes apart. Also find out about some of the other snakes in Arkansas that are beneficial, but often harmed due to mistaken identity.

Nature Center Exploration 1pm-3pm Nature Center

Come self-explore our Nature Center and learn about some of the unique wildlife in your area. Our park interpreter will be there to help answer any questions you may have and give impromptu programs. Animals include turtles, frogs, snakes, and more.

Creature Feature 3pm-4pm Nature Center

Join the park interpreter in taking an in depth look at one of our resident park animals. Learn about a unique animal around you using living animals, skins and furs, bones and skulls, and/or other mediums to better understand the creatures around us.

Sunday July 24th

What’s All the Buzz About? 11am-12pm Nature Center

Insects have their own unique methods for sensing the world around them. Learn about how those methods are both similar and different from our own senses. Also, find out how they communicate with each other and different animals. By the end, you’ll know what all the buzz is about with insects.

Nature Center Exploration 1pm-3pm Nature Center

Come self-explore our Nature Center and learn about some of the unique wildlife in your area. Our park interpreter will be there to help answer any questions you may have and give impromptu programs. Animals include turtles, frogs, snakes, and more.

Creature Feature 3pm-4pm Nature Center

Join the park interpreter in taking an in depth look at one of our resident park animals. Learn about a unique animal around you using living animals, skins and furs, bones and skulls, and/or other mediums to better understand the creatures around us.

For more information stop by the Visitor’s Center or call at 870-878-6595 Lake Charles State Park
3705 Hwy. 25
Powhatan, AR 72458