Places to Camp near Morrilton, AR

Join the fun near Morrilton. With tons of outdoor activities and scenic camping, this is an excellent vacation spot for all kinds of travelers. Morrilton is an adventure-filled destination for those who love the outdoorsy camper lifestyle. But it's also great for those who prefer to spend time near the city, exploring and sightseeing. Discover great camping spots near Morrilton, reviewed by campers like you.

Best Camping Sites Near Morrilton, AR (165)

    Camper-submitted photo from Petit Jean State Park — Petit Jean State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Petit Jean State Park — Petit Jean State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Petit Jean State Park — Petit Jean State Park
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    1.

    Petit Jean State Park — Petit Jean State Park

    97 Reviews
    527 Photos
    606 Saves
    Adona, Arkansas

    The campgrounds feature a total of 125 campsites (including 26 pull-through sites). Thirty-five of the sites—the Class AAA sites—have 30 and 50 amp electrical, water, and sewer hookups. The 90 Class B sites offer 30 amp electrical and water hookups. All sites are reservable. Campsites are divided into four campground areas. Each includes a modern bathhouse with hot showers and flush toilets. Area "A" is near Lake Bailey and include sites along the lakeshore. Areas "B," "C," and "D" are located on the south side of Ark. 154 in wooded settings.

    Other campsite choices in the main camping area include a 44-unit Rally-style Area with 20 amp electrical service available for camping clubs.

    A trailer dump station is centrally located near the Rally-style camping area.

    Petit Jean is Arkansas's only state park with its own airport.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 - $40 / night

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    Maumelle Park

    45 Reviews
    137 Photos
    175 Saves
    Maumelle, Arkansas

    Overview

    Maumelle Park Map Customer Comment Card Special Event Application HERE__ All Sites in the UAMS Medical Loop MUST have Approval from a Park Ranger and a Physician Prior to Making Reservations.

    Recreation

    The Nuttall Trail runs through the park, offering visitors hiking opportunities. Anglers will find a selection of crappie, bream, hybrid bass, white bass and more. A boat ramp is provided for campers to enjoy the river.

    Facilities

    The Nuttall Trail runs through the park, offering visitors hiking opportunities. Anglers will find a selection of crappie, bream, hybrid bass, white bass and more. A boat ramp is provided for campers to enjoy the river.

    Natural Features

    The campground is set on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, a series of navigation pools used to help ships navigate upstream toward Oklahoma. The Arkansas River is one of the Mississippi's largest tributaries, flowing 1,450 miles from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, through to Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Wintering eagles can be seen in large numbers along the Arkansas River. Most of these eagles migrate from Canada and the U.S. Great Lakes region.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Pinnacle Mountain State Park is just two miles from the campground. The 13 mountain trails here range from easy to strenuous, and each one promises captivating scenery. They also have several new mountain biking trails. See Pinnacle Mountain State Park for more information. Two Rivers Park is a city park that is also two miles form the campground. This park hase numerous hiking and biking trails, as well as, a bridge that connect the trails to the vast Arkansas River Trail. See Two Rivers Park and Arkansas River Trail__

    Charges & Cancellations

    Late Cancellations or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee. Once a reservation date has begun, customers cannot change a reservation using the online system or through the Call Center For specific information about fees and cancellations/Changes please visit: Rules and Regulations__

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $30 / night

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    Toad Suck

    15 Reviews
    25 Photos
    46 Saves
    Conway, Arkansas

    Overview

    Toad Suck Park Map Customer Comment Card Special Event Application HERE!__ Toad Suck Campground, situated on the Arkansas River, is a popular destination for families and groups. Picnicking, boating and fishing all draw visitors to this shady campground.

    Recreation

    Fishing is excellent year-round, and record fish catches are common in the Arkansas River. The waters have an abundance of bream, crappie, white bass, largemouth bass and several species of catfish.

    Facilities

    Fishing is excellent year-round, and record fish catches are common in the Arkansas River. The waters have an abundance of bream, crappie, white bass, largemouth bass and several species of catfish.

    Natural Features

    Situated in the eastern edge of both the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, the area is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Dogwood, redbud, wild plum and other native flowering trees offer breathtaking sights in springtime.

    Nearby Attractions

    The nearby Cadron Blockhouse in Cadron Settlement Park, a replica of a structure that was built in the late 18th century, is a popular tourist attraction. The town of Conway hosts an annual Toad Suck Daze Festival, featuring a toad race competition.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $75 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Mount Nebo State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Mount Nebo State Park Campground
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    Mount Nebo State Park Campground

    27 Reviews
    120 Photos
    165 Saves
    Dardanelle, Arkansas

    Mount Nebo State Park Campground is a gem tucked away near Dardanelle, Arkansas. This place is a haven for those who crave a mix of adventure and tranquility. The campground is perched atop a mountain, offering breathtaking views that make the steep drive up totally worth it. Just remember to use your low gears on the way down to save your brakes!

    The campground is known for its stunning overlooks, especially from tent sites 17, 14, and 16, and cabins 11 and 14. If you're into mountain biking, you're in luck. The Monument Trail mountain biking system here is world-class, drawing enthusiasts from all over. Hiking trails are plentiful and well-maintained, with picturesque spots like the waterfall on Lizard Trail.

    While the campground has a lot to offer, it's not exactly a luxury resort. There are no electric hookups, drinking water, or showers, so come prepared. The park store is the only place to grab supplies, and it's located at the top of the mountain. If you're planning to stay, note that trailers over 20 feet won't make it up the steep, winding road.

    For those who prefer a bit more comfort, glamping and yurt accommodations are available. The park also features a swimming pool, which is a hit with families. Speaking of families, the playground and pool area are close to the campsites, making it a great spot for kids.

    Cell service is surprisingly good for a mountaintop location, so you can stay connected if needed. Just be aware that this is a dry county, so plan ahead if you want to enjoy an adult beverage by the campfire.

    In short, Mount Nebo State Park Campground offers a mix of rugged charm and natural beauty, making it a must-visit for anyone looking to escape into nature.

    • Equestrian
    • Cabins
    • Dispersed
    • Tent Cabin
    • Yurts
    • Glamping
    Camper-submitted photo from Harris Brake Lake
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    Harris Brake Lake

    13 Reviews
    23 Photos
    179 Saves
    Perryville, Arkansas

    Welcome to Harris Brake Lake, a dispersed camping area in Arkansas that's perfect for those who love a bit of solitude and natural beauty. This spot offers a stunning view of the lake, especially at sunset, which many visitors have raved about. It's a great place to unwind and enjoy the simple pleasures of nature.

    One of the standout features here is that it's free to camp, which is always a nice bonus. You won't find any amenities like drinking water, electric hookups, or toilets, so come prepared. However, there are picnic tables and fire pits available, making it a decent spot for a rustic camping experience. Fires are allowed, so you can enjoy a cozy campfire under the stars.

    Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Just be aware that some campers have mentioned the presence of ticks, so it's a good idea to check your pets (and yourself) regularly.

    The area is big rig friendly, so if you're towing a trailer, you should have no trouble finding a spot to park without needing to back up. The location is also relatively quiet, though you might hear some traffic from nearby roads.

    Fishing enthusiasts will appreciate the lake, which is known for its great fishing opportunities. Just remember to bring your own gear and supplies, as there's no market or store nearby.

    Overall, Harris Brake Lake offers a peaceful and scenic spot to camp, with the added benefit of being free. Just come prepared for a more primitive experience, and you'll likely have a great time.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Dispersed
    • Picnic Table
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulpha Gorge Campground — Hot Springs National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulpha Gorge Campground — Hot Springs National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulpha Gorge Campground — Hot Springs National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulpha Gorge Campground — Hot Springs National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulpha Gorge Campground — Hot Springs National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulpha Gorge Campground — Hot Springs National Park

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    Gulpha Gorge Campground — Hot Springs National Park

    72 Reviews
    199 Photos
    387 Saves
    Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

    Overview

    Gulpha Gorge campground is a tree lined retreat nestled on Gulpha Creek just a few minutes from downtown Hot Springs National Park and historic Bathhouse Row. Open all year, the campground features 44 campsites all suitable for RVs and tents. This popular spot is the ideal base camp for all of your Hot Springs adventures and tends to fill up quickly, even in the fall and winter. Reservations are recommended.____

    Recreation

    Hot Springs National Park boasts 26 miles (42 km) of stunning trails. Gulpha Gorge Campground has a trail access to Hot Springs Mountain and Bathhouse Row.__ The campground sits adjacent to Gulpha Gorge Creek. The creek is perfect for wading, sitting and playing.____

    Facilities

    Hot Springs National Park boasts 26 miles (42 km) of stunning trails. Gulpha Gorge Campground has a trail access to Hot Springs Mountain and Bathhouse Row.__ The campground sits adjacent to Gulpha Gorge Creek. The creek is perfect for wading, sitting and playing.____

    Natural Features

    Sit back and relax to the sounds of adjacent Gulpha Gorge Creek under the canopy of towering trees while being serenaded by the local winged inhabitants and you just may forget you are so close to downtown Hot Springs National Park.____ Enjoy a stunning hike to Bathhouse Row with mountain-top views along the way. Dip your toes in Gulpha Gorge Creek or stretch out on the cool grass to enjoy the breeze while planning a visit to one of the stunning spas on historic Bathhouse Row.

    Nearby Attractions

    Gulpha Gorge campground is just a few minutes from downtown Hot Springs National Park and historic Bathhouse Row.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (501) 620-6715.

    Charges & Cancellations

    __Cancellations more than 72 hours in advance of arrival date only incur a $10 transaction fee. Within 72 hours, $10 and the first night's fee are charged.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $34 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Woolly Hollow State Park — Wooly Hollow State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Woolly Hollow State Park — Wooly Hollow State Park
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    Woolly Hollow State Park — Wooly Hollow State Park

    21 Reviews
    67 Photos
    109 Saves
    Greenbrier, Arkansas

    Woolly Hollow State Park, near Greenbrier, AR, is a fantastic spot for a weekend getaway or a longer stay. This place has it all: beautiful scenery, well-maintained facilities, and plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. The campsites are paved, making them perfect for RVs and big rigs, and the bathhouse is centrally located for easy access.

    One of the standout features here is the lake, which offers swimming, fishing, and adorable pedal boats. The swim area is well-kept, and the park staff are friendly and helpful. If you're into hiking or biking, you'll love the trails. There's even a mountain biking trail that's suitable for kids and trail runners alike.

    For families, the park is a hit. There's a playground for the kids, and you can rent kayaks, canoes, or paddle boats. The lake is just the right size for kids to learn how to kayak. Plus, the park has a snack bar and a visitor's area, so you won't go hungry or run out of things to do.

    Pets are welcome, and there's a market on-site for any last-minute needs. The park is also big on cleanliness, with spotless grounds and well-maintained facilities. Whether you're into glamping, tent camping, or bringing your RV, Woolly Hollow State Park has got you covered.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    COE Toad Suck Ferry Toad Suck Ferry Park

    7 Reviews
    23 Photos
    12 Saves
    Conway, Arkansas
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Lake Ouachita State Park Campground

    44 Reviews
    208 Photos
    357 Saves
    Mountain Pine, Arkansas

    Welcome to Lake Ouachita State Park Campground! This place is a camper's paradise, offering a mix of tent, RV, cabin, glamping, and yurt accommodations. The tent sites are particularly popular, with many of them right on the lake, providing stunning views and a peaceful atmosphere. Just be prepared to park and walk your gear to your site, but trust me, it's worth it.

    The campground is packed with amenities to make your stay comfortable. You'll find electric and water hookups, clean restrooms with showers, and even a camp store where you can grab firewood, ice, and snacks. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    One of the standout features here is the lake itself. The water is crystal clear, perfect for swimming, kayaking, or just relaxing by the shore. The marina offers kayak and canoe rentals, and you can even take a sunset cruise for a small fee. If you're into fishing, the lake is teeming with fish, making it a great spot to cast a line.

    The campground is near Hot Springs, Arkansas, so if you feel like exploring, you're just a short drive away from Bathhouse Row and the national park. But honestly, once you're here, you might not want to leave. The park's trails, beautiful lakefront sites, and friendly camp hosts make it a place you'll want to return to again and again.

    So pack your bags, load up the car, and head over to Lake Ouachita State Park Campground. Whether you're here for a weekend or a longer stay, you're in for a treat. Just watch out for those crows—they're sneaky little thieves!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Russellville Campground — Lake Dardanelle State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Russellville Campground — Lake Dardanelle State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Russellville Campground — Lake Dardanelle State Park
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    Russellville Campground — Lake Dardanelle State Park

    15 Reviews
    42 Photos
    13 Saves
    Russellville, Arkansas

    This park is located in two areas on Lake Dardanelle, a 34,300-acre reservoir on the Arkansas River. The main site is in Russellville where you’ll find the Sport Fishing Weigh-in Pavilion, a fishing pier, swimming beach, boardwalk, trail, and visitor center with five aquariums, and the Lakeview Room meeting facility. Park interpreters lead a variety of programs and lake tours. There are 57 campsites in the Russellville area of the park (16 Class AAA, 14 Class AA, and 27 Class B) with 18 Class B sites in the Dardanelle area of the park.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Morrilton, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, Morrilton, AR offers a wide range of camping options, with 165 campgrounds and RV parks near Morrilton, AR and 15 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Morrilton, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Morrilton, AR is Petit Jean State Park — Petit Jean State Park with a 4.8-star rating from 97 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Morrilton, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 15 free dispersed camping spots near Morrilton, AR.

What parks are near Morrilton, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 19 parks near Morrilton, AR that allow camping, notably Ozark-St. Francis National Forests and Nimrod Lake.