Lake Ouachita - Camp Sites

Lake Ouachita Campgrounds.

Lake Ouachita Campground 2016-2017 Fall/ Winter Schedule
Contact the Lake Ouachita Field Office at (501) 767-2101.

Map of Lake Ouachita

Camping:
E - electric camp sites
N - non electric
P - pull thru
G - group camping
D - dump station
Swimming:
B - beach
P - pool
Trails:
B - bike
Q - Horse back riding
H - Hiking
I - Interpretive trail
R - ORV trail
Picnic:
A - picnic area
G - group picnic
GS - group picnic w/shelter
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Avant
North side of lake
N X
Big Fir
West end of lake
N X
Brady Mountain
South side of Lake.
Close to Brady Mountain Resort
E X X A
GS
X B
P
X X
Buckville
North side of lake
N X B
Cedar Fourche
North side of lake.
N X
Crystal Crystal Springs Area
South side of Lake. Close to Crystal Springs Resort.
E
X X A
GS
X B X X
Denby Point
Close to Lake Ouachita Shores South side of lake.
E
N
X X A X B
P
X X
Highway 27 area
Far west end of lake.
E X X X X
Irons Fork
North Side of Lake.
N X
Joplin
South side of lake. / Close to Mt Harbor
E X X A X B
P
Q X X
Lake Ouachita State Park
East end of lake.
E X X A X B H X X
Lena Landing now a part of North Shores Resort
North side of lake.
E
N
X X A X   X X
Little Fir
West end of lake.
E
N
X X A
GS
         
Rabbit Tail
North side of lake.
Has new concrete boat ramp built by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission.
N X A
Spillway
Day use area. East end of lake. Close to Echo Canyon Resort.
E X X A
GS
B X X
Tompkins Bend
South side of lake.
Close to Shangri-La Resort
E
N
X X X X
Twin Creek
South-West Side of lake.
N X X X B
Washita
West end of lake.
N X

Brady Mountain - 72 campsites

Location: South side of lake 13 miles west of Hot Springs on Highway 270W, then 6.1 miles north on Brady Mountain Road.
Campsite description: Concrete table, ground grill, pedestal grill, lantern post, shade
Amenities:  Flush toilets, potable water, showers, boat ramp (2), playground, hiking trail, pavilion,
amphitheater, trailer dump station, swim beach (2), fish cleaning station, handicap accessible site (# 59). 
Nearby facilities:  Picnic area, full service marina, restaurant, lodge, cabins, horseback riding, miniature
golf, scuba shop, pay phones, boat rental, ATV trail.

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Crystal Springs - 74 campsites

Location:  South side of lake 16.8 miles west of Hot Springs on Highway 270W, then 1.5 miles north on Crystal Springs Road. 
Campsite description:  Concrete table, ground grill, pedestal grill,lantern post, shade.
Amenities: Flush toilets, potable water, showers, boat ramp, trailer dump station, swim beach (2), fish cleaning station, handicap accessible sites (# 22 and # 73).
Nearby facilities:  Picnic area, playground, full service marina, boat rental, restaurants, pay phones, pavilions (2), amphitheater, hiking trail, mountain bike trail.

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Joplin - 65 campsites

Location:  South side of lake 24.3 miles west of Hot Springs on Highway 270W, then 1.9 miles north on  Mountain Harbor Road.
Campsite description:  Concrete table, ground grill, pedestal grill, lantern post,  shade. Campsites are not level and caution is advised while establishing camp.   *Not recommended for large trailers, large RV’s or units with “slide outs”*
Amenities:  Flush toilets, potable water, showers, boat ramp, trailer dump station, swim beach, fish cleaning station.
Nearby facilities:  Full service marina, boat rental, restaurant, pay phones, lodge, condominiums, meeting facility, horseback riding.

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Tompkins Bend - 77 campsites


Location  South side of lake 10.7 miles east of Mt Ida on Highway 270W, then 2.1 miles north on Shangri-La Road. 
Campsite description:  Concrete table, ground grill, pedestal grill, lantern post, shade.
Amenities:  Flush toilets, potable water, showers, boat ramp, amphitheater, trailer dump station, fish cleaning station.  
Nearby Facilities
:  Full service marina, restaurant, cabins, motel, boat rental, pay phone.


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Denby Point - 67 campsites


Location:  South side of lake 9.5 miles east of Mt Ida on Highway 270W, then .3 miles north on Denby Road.
Campsite description:  Concrete table, ground grill, pedestal grill, lantern post, shade.
Amenities:  Flush toilets, potable water, showers, boat ramp, amphitheater, trailer dump station, fish cleaning station, swim beach, playground, picnic area, trails.  
Nearby Facilities:  Full service marina, lodge, boat rental, pay phone.


Fees:

$12 to $15 per night (March 1-October 31) 
$8 to $10   per night (November 1-February 28)

Golden Age and Golden Access cards accepted.

Reservations for Class A sites at these camping areas may be made by calling the National Recreation Reservation System's toll free number 1-877-444-6777 or on the internet at www.reserveusa.com.

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CLASS B CAMPING SITES (no hookups)

Stephens Park - 9 campsites


Location:  East end of lake at base of Blakely Mountain Dam on Lake Hamilton. 
Campsite description:  Concrete table, ground grill, pedestal grill, lantern post,  shade.
Amenities:  Flush toilet, potable water, playground, pavilion.  
Nearby facilities:  Picnic area, pay phone, laundry mat, dairy bar, boat ramp, Spillway Recreation Area (swim beach, group camp, picnic area, pavilion).                                  
Lake Ouachita State Park (cabins, marina, trailer dump station, trails, visitor center, camping, picnic area, showers, playground,  beach). 
Spillway Resort (marina, cabins, scuba shop, boat ramp).

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Little Fir - 29 campsites


Location:  West end of lake. From Mt Ida, go north on Highway 27 approximately 4.7 miles.  Turn right on highway 188 heading east.  Drive approximately 8 miles to the Little Fir Resort entrance.  Turn right into campground.
Campsite Information:  Concrete table, ground grill, pedestal grill, lantern post,  water hook-up, shade.
Amenities:  Flush toilets, boat ramp, fish cleaning station, trailer dump station, group camp and no shower.
Nearby Facilities:  Marina.

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Lena Landing - 10 campsites


Location:
 North side of lake. From Mt Ida, go north on Highway 27 approximately 12.4 miles.  At Storey, turn right onto highway 298.  Travel east approximately 27.5 miles.  Turn right onto Lena Landing Road.  Travel south approximately 1.2 miles. Cross the wooden bridge then turn left into campground.
Amenities: Boat launch ramp, flush toilet, dump station, potable water, marina facilities, marine fuel, restaurant and no shower.

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Twin Creek - 15 campsites


Location:
 South side of lake. From Mt Ida, travel east on Highway 270W approximately 8.8 miles.  At Silver, turn left onto Twin Creek Road.  Travel north approximately 1 mile to the campground entrance.
Campsites:  Concrete table, ground grill, pedestal grill, lantern post, shade.
Amenities:  Flush toilet, potable water, boat ramp, pit toilet, swim beach, overflow camping (major holidays only).
Nearby facilities:  Condominiums, bait shop, pay phone and no shower.
Fees: 
$9 to $12 per night (March 1-October 31)           
$6 (November 1–February 28)
All campsites are non-reserve and are available as “first come-first serve”.
Golden Age and Golden Access cards accepted.

Lake Ouachita Day Use Fee Areas

11 Boat Launching Ramps are available.
    5 Swimming Beaches are available:

$3 per day to use a boat launching ramp
$1 per day per person to use a swimming beach, maximum $4 per vehicle per day.
Fee: $1 per person per day (ages 12 and up).
Persons with Golden Age or Golden Access cards 50% off.
Fee season: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Weekend.
Annual Pass for Day User Fees - $30

Lake Ouachita Special Use Facilities

Lake Ouachita has six (6) pavilions available for group functions.
A $30 per day reservation fee is charged for each on weekdays (Monday-Friday) and $40-$50 per day on Saturday & Sunday.

They are located at the following locations: Stephens Park, Avery, Spillway, Brady Mountain and Crystal Springs (2). A reservation is recommended for each pavilion and may be made by calling 501-767-2101 Ext 3002 (Monday-Friday 7 am - 3:30 pm cst).

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