Description - This haven for anglers and nature lovers lies on 2,765-acre White Oak Lake, a timber-filled favorite for crappie, bass and bream fishing. Rich in wildlife, White Oak Lake State Park has regular sightings of great blue heron, egret, osprey, and green heron. Bald eagles are often spotted in winter.
- Facilities include 45 campsites, a store offering supplies bait and gifts, a marina with boat rentals, launch ramp, barrier-free fishing pier, standard pavilion, picnic sites, playground, beach, and a swimming area. Trails wind through the park's woodlands. The visitor center includes exhibits and a CD interactive program.
Recreation - White Oak Lake State Park offers many recreational activities. Visitors will enjoy camping, picnicking, hiking, boating, fishing, and swimming activities. There are also interpretive programs and plenty of wildlife viewing throughout the park.
Climate - Arkansas has a temperate climate with the coldest temperatures near freezing during December, January and February. Daytime highs for these months usually reach 55 degrees F. Spring and fall temperatures are very mild with lows dipping to 44 degrees F and highs reaching 70 degrees F. July and August are the hottest months of the year with average temperatures reaching 90 degrees F. June and September average temperatures usually reach into the mid-eighties. Spring and winter months are the wettest of the year.
White Oak Lake State Park is located in the Gulf Coastal Plain Region of southern Arkansas. From I-30 at Prescott, travel 20 miles east on Arkansas Hwy. 24, then go 100 yards south on Arkansas Hwy. 299, then go two miles southeast on Arkansas Hwy. 387 to the park.