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Louisiana Purchase

Location Brinkley, At Louisiana Purchase State Park on US 49 NW of Helena.
State(s) Arkansas
Counties Lee, Monroe and Phillips
Length 0.20 Miles / 0.32 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses
Agency State
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No


The Louisiana Purchase is part of the Arkansas State Parks.
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This National Historic Landmark preserves the initial point from which all surveys of the property acquired through the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 initiated. To see the granite monument that marks the site of the initial point, you'll walk along an elevated boardwalk above the headwater swamp in which the monument is located.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 1/1

Time Opens: Not Available - Time Closes: Not Available


Louisiana Purchase State Park is located south of Brinkley. From I-40 at Brinkley, take U.S. 49 and travel 21 miles south, then go two miles east on Ark. 362 to the park.


Additional Information

Width: 0 inches.

Primary Surface: Boardwalk

Secondary Surface: None

Average Grade: 0%

Elevation Low Point: Not Available

Elevation High Point: Not Available

Year Designated: 1981

Date Last Updated: 07/18/2011


Contact Information

Trail Management:

Arkansas State Parks
Hwy 362
Brinkley , AR 72049
(888) 287-2757


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