Vacation Info

Lake Dardanelle


Dardanelle offers variety overnight options, cabins atop Mt Nebo, camping at Lake Dardanelle State Park, Dardanelle side, or along the Arkansas River and a motel located near Wal-Mart.


We love to eat! Whether it’s a quick meal going to and from sporting events or getting to relax and enjoy a meal with good friends and family. Dardanelle has a wide variety of food trucks, fast food and Family owned restaurants.


Trees of Distinction

Dardanelle has been named a” Tree City” by the Arbor Day Foundation and also boasts six trees of distinction listed on the Arkansas Champion Tree list, one of which is a national record holder. Tree City USA is a tree planting and tree care program sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation for cities and towns in the United States.

Veterans’ Memorial Riverfront Park and Front Street Gazebo

Veteran’s Memorial Riverfront Park is Located on Front Street, behind city hall, overlooking the Arkansas River. The host site for many festivals and celebrations, including the Free State of Yell Fest, held on Mother’s Day weekend. The City’s Gazebo is a beautiful backdrop, especially the sunrise during Sunrise Service held on Easter Sunday. The Park has a ½ mile walking trail, playground area, and horseshoe pits.

Council Oaks Park and Historic Site

Council Oak Park contains a massive 400 to a 500-year-old white oak tree where the April 1820 Treaty of Council Oaks between acting Governor Robert Crittenden and Black Fox of the Cherokee Nation was signed, giving land south of the Arkansas River to the Arkansas Territory.