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Powhatan - Lake Charles State Park

3705 Highway 25

Anglers and nature lovers will enjoy this peaceful park in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains on the shore of 654-acre Lake Charles. The lake offers good catches of bass, crappie, bream and catfish.

The park features 60 campsites (23 Class AAA and 37 Class B), two Rent-An-RV, and one Rent-A-Yurt. Within walking distance are picnic sites, hiking trails, a standard pavilion (screened with ceiling fans), launch ramp, swimming beach, and playground. The visitor center's gift shop offers gift items, camping supplies, live bait, and snacks for sale. The nature center is open on weekends from May through September. During summer months, choose from a variety of interpretive programs, including party barge lake tours and guided kayak tours.


Jason Smith

Thursday, April 19, 2018
The camping spots are VERY nice. Each has a paved parking spot, water, electrical hookups, a picnic table, grill, and a heavy duty fire ring! The bathroom facilities are modern and clean. I Highly recommend this place! Oh, don't forget to bring your own firewood.

Mike Lee

Monday, May 14, 2018
Awesome place!! Beautiful. In a large camper there is no place to park when you check in.

Jay Man #elevenpointdigital

Friday, May 11, 2018
Another gorgeous day at Lake Charles, today we hiked through the campgrounds and along the water's edge.

Linda Hamilton

Friday, May 4, 2018
Very nice place to stay. We greatly enjoyed our visit.

kelly Manuel

Saturday, April 28, 2018
I like this place it's a well kept park. They have camping, fishing and swimming.

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