Old Post Road Park Recreation Area & Campground

Located on the Arkansas River in the west-central part of the state, this lake is a major unit of the Arkansas River Navigation Project. The lake stretches 50 miles up the Arkansas River Valley from Dardanelle Lock and Dam to Ozark-Jeta Taylor Lock and Dam. About 315 miles of shoreline give the visitor ample fishing and camping opportunities. A visitor’s center, located 1.5 miles west of Hwy. 7 at the Old Post Road Park, has exhibits that explain the development of the Arkansas River Valley from the days of the Indians to the present through interpretive exhibits entitled “Renaissance of a River.”
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1598 Lock and Dam Road
Russellville, AR 72801
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Campground Details
  • Campsites:
    40 RV/Tent with W/E
  • Facilities:
    Flush toilets, water, showers, boat ramp, dump station, tennis courts, basketball court, playground, sand volleyball, mountain bike trails, baseball field, soccer-football field, 18-hole disc golf course, pavilions. Arkansas River Visitor Center open weekends during the summer, open Monday-Friday rest of year. Park is open year-round. User's fee charged.

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