Best Camping near Mountain Pine, AR

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Best Camping Sites Near Mountain Pine, AR (194)

    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
    389 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.

    contact_info

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

    Nearby Attractions

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

    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.

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    • RVs
    • Tents

    $34 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Catherine State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Catherine State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Catherine State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Catherine State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Catherine State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Catherine State Park Campground

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    Lake Catherine State Park Campground

    80 Reviews
    275 Photos
    374 Saves
    Jones Mill, Arkansas

    This peaceful park makes great camping near Little Rock and is located on Lake Catherine, one of five lakes in the beautiful Ouachita Mountain region. The only full-service marina on the lake is here at the park and open in the summertime for bait, snacks/drinks, and fuel. Boat rentals are available year-round. The park also includes a launch ramp, pavilion, picnic sites, playgrounds, and a well-marked trail that leads to a waterfall.

    The park has 20 fully equipped cabins, including one two-bedroom cabin with a patio overlooking the water and private access to the lake from its own fishing pier. There are also many native stone and wood buildings on-site. The history of these structures dates back to the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s. The park offers 70 campsites (47 Class AAA and 23 Class B), six primitive tent sites, one Rent-A-Camp, and one Rent-A-Yurt. Many of these sites are on the lakeshore. Park interpreters offer hikes, lake tours, and programs year-round. Guided horseback rides are offered seasonally.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $15 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ouachita State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ouachita State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ouachita State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ouachita State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ouachita State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ouachita State Park Campground

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    Lake Ouachita State Park Campground

    44 Reviews
    208 Photos
    362 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!

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lake Ouachita Crystal Springs Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lake Ouachita Crystal Springs Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lake Ouachita Crystal Springs Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lake Ouachita Crystal Springs Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lake Ouachita Crystal Springs Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lake Ouachita Crystal Springs Campground

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    COE Lake Ouachita Crystal Springs Campground

    43 Reviews
    53 Photos
    44 Saves
    Royal, Arkansas

    Overview

    Crystal Springs Campground, perched on the shores of Lake Ouachita in Arkansas, is an ideal spot for families, friends and couples. Approximately 1.2 million people visit the lake each year to explore its crystal clear waters and scenic mountain landscape.Click here for the Lake Ouachita Virtual Tour.

    Recreation

    Visitors enjoy fishing, water skiing, hiking and boating. Scuba diving is particularly popular because of the lake's high underwater visibility. Small and rare freshwater jellyfish (non-stinging) can be found, in addition to many types of fish, including the striped bass, lazily drifting between rocks. Bald eagles are a big attraction for bird watchers and photographers in winter months.

    Facilities

    Visitors enjoy fishing, water skiing, hiking and boating. Scuba diving is particularly popular because of the lake's high underwater visibility. Small and rare freshwater jellyfish (non-stinging) can be found, in addition to many types of fish, including the striped bass, lazily drifting between rocks. Bald eagles are a big attraction for bird watchers and photographers in winter months.

    Natural Features

    Lake Ouachita is nestled in the Ouachita Mountains just 10 miles west of Hot Springs National Park. The pool is fed by the cool waters of the Ouachita River and extends about 30 miles over 40,000 surface acres.

    Nearby Attractions

    Part of the scenic 223-mile Ouachita National Recreation Trail runs just north of the lake. Here, hikers and mountain bikers can explore an array of breathtaking views in the Ouachita Mountains.

    contact_info

    This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (501) 767-2101.

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

    $18 - $20 / night

    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
    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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    Petit Jean State Park — Petit Jean State Park

    97 Reviews
    527 Photos
    608 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.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 - $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Catherine's Landing
    Camper-submitted photo from Catherine's Landing
    Camper-submitted photo from Catherine's Landing
    Camper-submitted photo from Catherine's Landing
    Camper-submitted photo from Catherine's Landing
    Camper-submitted photo from Catherine's Landing

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    Catherine's Landing

    22 Reviews
    90 Photos
    185 Saves
    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    Whether your perfect vacation is action-packed or laid back, you’ll find everything you need at Catherine’s Landing. Conveniently situated on 400 pastoral acres with a mile of frontage on beautiful Lake Catherine just outside historic downtown Hot Springs. 

    Catherine’s Landing offers an ideal natural environment mixed with a range of accommodations and on-site activities that appeal to every form of traveler. Choose from RV sites with modern concrete pads, fully-furnished resort cottages, yurts for a true "Glamping" experience, or raised and bordered tent sites. Add exceptional on-site amenities, a convenient concierge at your service, a beautiful lake right outside your door, Wi-Fi and cable, and you have everything you need for your next getaway.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from DeGray Lake Resort State Park — De Gray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from DeGray Lake Resort State Park — De Gray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from DeGray Lake Resort State Park — De Gray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from DeGray Lake Resort State Park — De Gray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from DeGray Lake Resort State Park — De Gray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from DeGray Lake Resort State Park — De Gray State Park

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    DeGray Lake Resort State Park — De Gray State Park

    30 Reviews
    154 Photos
    107 Saves
    Kaweah Lake, Arkansas

    This recreation area is part of Degray Lake

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Hot Springs National Park KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Hot Springs National Park KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Hot Springs National Park KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Hot Springs National Park KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Hot Springs National Park KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Hot Springs National Park KOA

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    Hot Springs National Park KOA

    19 Reviews
    34 Photos
    112 Saves
    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    Hot Springs National Park KOA is a gem nestled in the hillsides just outside Hot Springs, Arkansas. This campground offers a cozy, wooded setting that makes you feel like you're miles away from civilization, even though you're conveniently close to town. It's open all year, so you can enjoy it no matter the season.

    The campground is known for its friendly and helpful staff who go out of their way to ensure you have a great stay. Whether you're in a tent, RV, cabin, or trying out glamping, you'll find clean and well-maintained facilities. The bathrooms are spotless, and the sites are level and spacious by KOA standards. Plus, there's WiFi, cable, and full hookups available.

    One of the highlights for families is the fishing pond where kids can catch little fish, and there's also a pool and a grill that serves breakfast from Friday to Sunday. If you're bringing your furry friends, you'll be glad to know that pets are welcome here. Each site comes with a firepit and picnic table, perfect for those evening campfires and outdoor meals.

    For those interested in exploring, the campground is just a stone's throw away from Hot Springs National Park and Bathhouse Row. The staff, especially folks like Emmitt, are great at providing tips on local attractions and even helping kids find quartz crystals, which can be a real highlight for the little ones.

    Whether you're stopping by for a quick overnight stay or planning a longer visit to explore the Hot Springs area, this KOA offers a comfortable and enjoyable camping experience.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Treasure Isle R.V. Park

    16 Reviews
    66 Photos
    12 Saves
    Royal, Arkansas

    Treasure Isle RV Park is located on the banks of Lake Hamilton. There are many types of RV sites including Concrete back-in, Concrete pull thru, gravel pull thru, and lakefront sites. Amenities include: coin laundry, bath house, pool, large playground, three covered pavilions with seating and grills available for use by the park guests, and fishing piers. There are kayaks and pontoons available to rent. Come enjoy your vacation with us!

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $45 - $95 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Denby Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Denby Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Denby Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Denby Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Denby Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Denby Point

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    Denby Point

    18 Reviews
    56 Photos
    100 Saves
    Mount Ida, Arkansas

    Overview

    Groups and families of all sizes come to camp at Denby Point for its scenic views, year-round fishing and convenient boating facilities. The campground promises to entertain jet skiers, boaters, hikers and birders alike. Click here for the Lake Ouachita Virtual Tour.

    Recreation

    World-class striper fishing brings crowds of anglers year-round, and incredibly clear waters attract scuba divers, hoping to explore the flooded forests and mountain valleys below the lake's surface. Hikers take pleasure in the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT), which lines the southern end of the lake.

    Facilities

    World-class striper fishing brings crowds of anglers year-round, and incredibly clear waters attract scuba divers, hoping to explore the flooded forests and mountain valleys below the lake's surface. Hikers take pleasure in the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT), which lines the southern end of the lake.

    Natural Features

    Lake Ouachita sits in the heart of the Ouachita Mountains, just 28 miles west of Hot Springs National Park. The lake stems from the Ouachita River and boasts 692 miles of shoreline and over 40,000 surface acres.

    Nearby Attractions

    Explore Ouachita National Forest's 1.8 million acres, surrounding Lake Ouachita and extending across central Arkansas and southeastern Oklahoma.

    contact_info

    This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (501) 767-2101.

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

    $60 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Mountain Pine, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, Mountain Pine, AR offers a wide range of camping options, with 194 campgrounds and RV parks near Mountain Pine, AR and 27 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Mountain Pine, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Mountain Pine, AR is Gulpha Gorge Campground — Hot Springs National Park with a 4.1-star rating from 72 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Mountain Pine, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 27 free dispersed camping spots near Mountain Pine, AR.

What parks are near Mountain Pine, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 20 parks near Mountain Pine, AR that allow camping, notably Ouachita Lake and Kaweah Lake.