Effective July 3rd, the Ed Banks Access Area at the Cossatot River State Park Natural Area in Wickes will be closed to the public for 60 days while the Ed Banks Bridge undergoes construction for repairs. No vehicle traffic, camping, swimming, hiking, or other activities will be permitted in this area. Also due to the construction of the Ed Banks Bridge the north section of the River Corridor Trail from the trail head at Hwy. 246 east of Vandervoort, AR to the Cossatot Falls Parking Lot will also be closed. The south section of the River Corridor Trail from Cossatot Falls to the VIC off of Hwy. 278 east of Wickes will remain open for visitor use.
Please contact the Park Superintendent at 870-385-2201 with any questions.