Polk Bayou Park is located on the corner of White Drive and Barnett Drive and provides access to Polk (or Poke) Bayou and the popular summertime swimming hold “The Rocks”. Polk Bayou feeds into the magnificent White River. Polk Bayou itself is one of the Batesville areas most historically important waterways. Aside from its prominent role in the establishment of the Batesville area, Polk Bayou has become a leading tourism draw. Polk Bayou Park and Waterway offers visitors the chance to experience the natural beauty of the Batesville area whether it is through fishing, canoeing, kayaking, bird watching or playing at the park.