The Recreation in Marked Tree

It’s all about the recreation in Marked Tree.

Marked Tree Arkansas
Marked Tree

Hunting, Fishing, Boating, and Camping

Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge is 15 miles from Marked Tree near Manila. It contains Mallard Lake where the state record largemouth bass was caught.

Lake Poinsett State Park is 21 miles from Marked Tree. One of the best bass lakes in the state, located near Harrisburg. The 640-acre lake provides great fishing, and the state park on its shores has camping, picnicking, including paved campsites with full hookups, a screened-in pavilion, hiking trail and boat rentals.

Mississippi River -28 miles

St. Francis Sunken Lands Wildlife Management Area. Created as a result of the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811 and 1812, the sunken lands extend along the St. Francis River floodway through Poinsett, Craighead and Greene counties. The St. Francis river is adjacent to the Marked Tree city limits. It is a favorite water fowl hunting area in the Arkansas Delta Byways.

Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge is 15 miles from Marked Tree. Good fishing and hunting located 8 miles north of Marion. The 600 acre lake has fishing for panfish and bass.

Facilities

FacilityNumberPrivatePublic
Tennis Courts1 X
Parks3 X
Ball Fields5 X
Swimming Pool1XX
Golf Course1XX
Raceway*1X 
*NEA Raceway, 63 Bypass, Marked Tree, 870-358-RACE · Pro & Amateur Racing · Moto-cross · ATV · 3-Wheelers · Go Carts · Mud Racing

Cultural Opportunities

Marked Tree Delta Area Museum
5,000 sq. ft.with four galleries including: historical, general store, changing exhibit and 4 room replication of the old Verser Hospital in Harrisburg.
Open 1-4:30 W-F; 9:30-12:30 Sat.; and 1-4 Sun.

The Marked Tree Siphons
Listed on the National Historic Register, these huge metal tubes draw water of the St. Francis River over its levee so it can continue downstream.

Delta Cotton Pickin’ Jubilee
Held in the fall the event Includes historical displays, arts and crafts, the “Great Canoe Race”, antique car and airplane club show, horse show, parade and more.

Hampson Museum State Park, Wilson Arkansas
Collection of prehistoric Native American artifacts dating from A.D. 1350 to 1700 by Dr. James K. Hampson and his family at the nearby Nodena site.

Museum, Lepanto Arkansas
Features quaint displays of Delta history in replicas of old-time stores.

Three Rivers Country Club
Private club which features tennis, golf, swimming and fine dining. Open to non-members at selected times.