Camping & RV Parks
Sleeping Under the Stars and Closer to Nature
Looking for a great place to go camping in Arkansas? Whether you are traveling the roads in your RV or looking for the more rustic or “classic” experience with a tent and sleeping bag, the Ozark Mountain Region is one of the most beautiful areas in the United States to camp for a night or an extended stay. State park campgrounds and private campgrounds in the region offer quality conveniences, and nearly all state and national parks provide beautiful public recreation area for campers.
State and National Park Campgrounds
Bull Shoals-White River State Park
In north central Arkansas, amidst the natural beauty of the Ozark Mountains, Bull Shoals-White River State Park stretches along the riverside and lakeshore where the White River and Bull Shoals Lake join at the Bull Shoals dam. The park is about 15 miles from Mountain Home in Lakeview, just below the dam. The park is a popular camping destination that features 103 campsites along or near the river (34 Class AAA, four Class A, 45 Class B, 20 tent sites with no hookups), one Rent-A-Camp, and three Rent-An-RV). Interpretive programs, workshops, and nature camps are offered in the park throughout the year. Park facilities include restrooms and hot showers, picnic areas, standard pavilions, playgrounds, hiking trails, and a multi-use trail. The park's marina/store offers boat, motor, kayak, and canoe rentals, as well as supplies, equipment, and gifts for sale.
For more information, call (870) 445-3629.
Buffalo National River
Buffalo National River campground area is maintained by the National Park Service and includes 14 different campgrounds, most adjacent to the Buffalo River. Additional information on camping near the Buffalo can be obtained on the National Park Service website or from the park superintendent at (870) 365-2700.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sites
The Corps of Engineers maintains campsites around the Twin Ozark Mountain Region lakes, Bull Shoals Lake and Lake Norfork. Information and reservations for these campgrounds can be obtained through the Corps of Engineers or Arkansas.com. For reservations, contact the National Recreation Reservation System toll free, (877) 444-6777. User's fees are charged at many U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds, in some cases throughout the year and at others only during the recreation season.