Village Creek State Park is a park located in both Cross County and St. Francis County, Arkansas. The park is located in east Arkansas and was formed by the Arkansas General Assembly along segments of the Trail of Tears. Much of the park is located in Wynne, Arkansas.
Wynne, much like most of Arkansas, has a humid, subtropical climate. That means that winters are fairly mild. Summers are hot and humid. Snow is not uncommon in eastern Arkansas, but it is rarely very heavy.
Vacationers and outdoor enthusiasts may book an RV near Village Creek State Park to visit other parts of the Upper South. From the park, you can reach Memphis, TN, in about an hour. Conway, Pine Bluff, and Hot Springs are all about two hours away. Oxford, MS is also about two hours away. Should you be adventurous, you can also reach the Mississippi or Tennessee border in under an hour.
The park has over 30 miles of trails that can be used for riding horses, hiking, or riding bicycles. Those who book an RV near Village Creek State Park for horseback riding can camp with their horses at the equestrian campground. This campground also has stable facilities. There are also trails that are designated just for equestrian use. The soil of the park is very unusual and has a distinct composition that is great for horseback riding. The soil is very quick-draining.
In addition to hiking or riding, head out and spend time on one of two lakes. The lakes allows those that visit to swim, fish, and boat. When you rent an RV near Village Creek State Park don't forget to bring your boat. Alternately, should you not have one, you can rent a boat at the park. In addition to a boat, one may rent a kayak, a canoe, a pedal boat, or a paddleboard.
Village Creek State Park also has a pavilion and picnic sites where groups can gather. There is a small museum that tells about the history of the area. The visitor center has a gift shop where you can pick up certain supplies as well as souvenirs.
Golfers who book an RV near Village Creek State Park can find 27 different holes of golf to enjoy.
Camping at Village Creek State Park
You are able to rent an RV near Village Creek State Park and park it in the park. There are several different campsite offerings. Some campsites have water hookups, 50-amp electric hookups, and sewer hookups. Other sites have water hookups and 50-amp hookups but no sewer. There is, however, a dumping station nearby.
Class B camping sites have 30-amp electric and water hookups. Lastly, there are horse camping opportunities. These campsites accommodate horse trailers; they also come with areas to stable horses.
Village Creek State Park also has cabin offerings. Visitors can rent a travel trailer in Cross County and stay at the cabin if they should so choose.
Exploring the Area
Many areas in eastern Arkansas accommodate travelers with diverse tastes. History buffs might enjoy visiting Parker Pioneer Homestead in Harrisburg, AR. The homestead is a museum that has been recreated to resemble a working village from the early 1800s. Watch employees make sorghum, grind corn meal, and much more. The working museum will teach you about the history of Arkansas and the settlers who traveled through it.
The Johnny Cash House in Dyess, Arkansas, is a home where Johnny Cash lived as a child. The house is a small museum that unites the history of Johnny Cash and the history of Dyess. History buffs and Johnny Cash fans that book an RV rental near Village Creek State Park will enjoy a visit and learning about this interesting piece of music history.
Southern Tenant Farmers Museum in Tyronza is a museum about the history of agriculture in the United States. It focuses largely on the lives of sharecroppers. These farmers were a vital element of US agriculture in the years before and after the Civil War. They were often exploited and mistreated; this history could be very interesting to many people.
Other areas of interest for you to explore while out in your rental RV include Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin, AR. This a park that is built on the site of a former Native American town. The park features a preserved mound that was a spot of honor in the town. Also, the conquistador De Soto once passed through the area. The museum tells the story of the Native Americans who lived there, the Spaniards who passed through, and how they all helped shape eastern Arkansas.
As you are cruising around doing a lot of exploring in your motorhome rental, you may become hungry. There are numerous options to stop while you are driving along the interstate corridor. Choose from your typical fast food restaurants to a selection of local flare. With all the options, everyone in the group should be happy.