Lake Frierson State Park

Quick Facts

Lake Frierson State Park

Arkansas

(870) 932-2615

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Things To Do

Overview

Atop the unique landform of rolling hills called Crowley's Ridge, this park on the shore of 335-acre Lake Frierson is a peaceful place to relax and enjoy the year-round fishing for bream, catfish, crappie, and bass. The park's natural beauty is enhanced each spring when the wild dogwood trees throughout the park bloom.

Facilities include campsites [four Class C with water and electric hookups, and three Class D (no hookups)] with tables and grills, restrooms, picnic sites, a pavilion, playground, self-guided trail, launch ramp, barrier-free fishing pier, and visitor center with interpretive exhibits. Fishing boat, kayak, and pedal boat rentals are available.

Map of Lake Frierson (AR)

Latitude, Longitude: 35.980938, -90.720164

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Activities

  • Boating

    Lake Frierson is a peaceful place to spend the day on the water. A boat launch ramp is available for visitors' convenience. The park also offers rental fishing boats, kayaks, and pedal boats.

  • Camping

    Located in a beautiful, wooded area near the lake are seven campsites. Four are equipped for RV's and camping trailers with electric and water hook-ups. Three are for tents only. All sites are equipped with table, grill and a lantern hanger.

  • Fishing

    This timber filled lake provides excellent habitat for bass, bream, channel catfish and crappie. There is a free boat launch ramp on park property. Fishing boat rentals, boating supplies, tackle, fishing license and other items are available at the Visitor Center.

  • Hiking

    Visitors can enjoy the half-mile Dogwood Lane trail. During spring, the numerous dogwood trees blossom, giving visitors a beautiful treat.

  • Picnicking

    Overlooking the lake, the picnic areas offers tables, grills, water, and nearby restrooms. Adjacent to the picnic area is a barrier-free playground. An enclosed group pavilion in the park is a great place to hold family reunions and other special events. The pavilion may be reserved through the visitor center.

  • RVing

    Located in a beautiful, wooded area near the lake are seven campsites. Four are equipped for RV's and camping trailers with electric and water hook-ups. All sites are equipped with table, grill and a lantern hanger.

Seasonality/Weather

Lake Frierson State Park has more dogwoods than any other state park its size and bursts into a wild array of dogwood blossoms in the spring.

Directions

Driving

The park is located on Ark. 141 approximately 10 miles north of Jonesboro.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(870) 932-2615

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