Arkansas State Parks

Arkansas State Parks

Thirty-one Arkansas state parks provide campgrounds. Campsite choices range from primitive hike-in tent sites to those with water, electric and sewer hookups. Located throughout the state, the parks showcase the diversity of Arkansas’s geography and scenery. Campsites are available by reservation or on a first come basis. Reservations can be made at each park in person and by telephone, or booked online at A non-refundable reservation fee is required to confirm campsite reservation. A nightly fee is charged per site. It is necessary to register at the park visitor center before occupying a campsite. Pets are allowed in campgrounds but must remain on leash.

Lake Dardanelle State Park

  • Campsites:

    30 RV/Tent with W/E/S; 44 RV/Tent with W/E
  • Location:

    This park is divided into two areas on opposite sides of Lake Dardanelle. 1) Russellville Area—Exit #81 (Hwy. 7 South) off I-40 at Russellville. Turn south, then immediately turn west on Hwy. 326 and go 5 miles. 2) Dardanelle Area—4 miles west of Dardanelle on Hwy. 22. (Russellville, AR 72802)
  • Attractions:

    This park is on a large lake impounded on the Arkansas River offering 34,300 acres for anglers, skiers and other water sports enthusiasts. The lake is a bass fishing tournament hot spot.
  • Facilities:

    Restrooms, hot showers, barrier-free fishing pier, dump station, fishing tournament weigh-in pavilion and visitor center with exhibits in Russellville area. Both locations offer restrooms, pavilions, picnic sites, playgrounds, launch ramps and privately owned marinas and boat docks.
  • Accessible?:

    Handicap Accessible
  • Pets Accepted:


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