Top 10 RV Parks Near the Little Rock, AR Area

Top 5 reasons why it’s a fun place to visit:

  1. Hike the Pinnacle Mountain State Park
  2. Visit the Big Dam Bridge
  3. Stroll the Riverfront Park
  4. Visit the Little Rock Central High School Historic Site
  5. Check out the Museum of Discovery

List of top 10 RV Parks in the Little Rock, AR area:

(Disclaimer: information is a compilation of researched info as published online and does not necessarily reflect the experience or opinion of the author)

The RV parks have been ranked and are listed from “Most Recommended” to “Least Recommended” based on reviews, feedback, amenities, and preference. Cost was not the primary ranking driver. Please note that weekend RV families with children might have different needs than full-time RV “snowbirds”.

1. Tar Camp Campground COE

Address: Accessed from U.S. Highway 65 at Redfield, AR
Phone: NA
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Website: www.swl.usace.army.mil
Specs
Pricing: $19/daily
Total RV sites: 58 Class A, 45 electric and water
Hookups: partial (30/50, water), dump station on site
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes 
Pets Allowed: Yes 
Wi-Fi: No

This park is surrounded by nature, with nice level paved sites. The cost is unbeatable, and the park is nice and quiet.

Tar Camp Campground COE

What makes this park unique?

An affordable Corps of Engineering seasonal campsite with hookups. Open March through October. Make reservations at Recreation.gov – Camping, Cabins, RVs, Permits, Passes & More.

What we like about it
  • Surroundings
  • Toilets
  • Group area
  • Grill
Drawbacks
  • none

2. Saracen Trace RV Park

Address: Harbor Oaks Dr, Pine Bluff AR 71611
Phone: (870)-534-0711
Hours: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Website: snoflo.org
Specs
Pricing: $20/daily
Total RV sites: 51
Hookups: partial (30/50, water), dump site
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: No
Pets Allowed: Yes 
Wi-Fi: No

This RV Park is a simple nature park with level sites and trees throughout.

What makes this park unique?

This park has lake access, partial hookups and is nice and quiet. The cost is unbeatable. Max length: 26 feet.

What we like about it
  • Firewood
  • BBQ
  • Picnic tables
  • Dump site
  • Playground
Drawbacks
  • Non-reservable

3. Burns Park

Address: Arlene Laman Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501)-771-0702
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Website: nlrpr.org
Specs
Pricing: $35-40/daily, $135-155/weekly
Total RV sites: 55
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer) and partial (30/50, water)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes 
Pets Allowed: Yes  
Wi-Fi: No

According to the Website, “Burns Park is one of the largest municipal parks in the country with 1,700 acres. It features a log cabin which was built and used as a store prior to the Civil War, a covered bridge; handicapped-accessible fishing pier; camping area; two 18-hole golf courses; two 18-hole disc golf courses; baseball; softball complex; 17 soccer fields; 27 tennis courts (6 indoor); hiking trails; equestrian trails; amusement park, 3-acre dog park and more.
Connects to the 15-mile loop of the Arkansas River Trail that includes the Big Dam Bridge and Clinton Presidential Bridge.” (Source: Burns Park (northlittlerock.org))

What makes this park unique?

The plethora of activities, amenities, and the access to everything make this park a great place to stay. The price in great, given the full hookups and everything that is being offered.

What we like about it
  • Campfire
  • Golf course
  • Disc golf
  • Volleyball
Drawbacks
  • None

4. Maumelle Park

Address: 9009 Pinnacle Valley Rd, Little Rock, AR 72223
Phone: (501)-868-9477
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Website: www.recreation.gov
Specs
Pricing: $22-26/daily
Total RV sites: 128
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes 
Pets Allowed: Yes 
Wi-Fi: No

Located on the water, this park is a beautiful, serene place to spend some time just to unwind, whether it is sitting by the campfire or fishing.

Maumelle Park

What makes this park unique?

This park has nice level sites, with eight group shelters that are available for family get-togethers or even rallies. These must be booked separately for a fee. According to their Website, “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.” (Source: Maumelle, Arkansas River – Murray Lock and Dam – Recreation.gov)

What we like about it
  • Picnic tables
  • Laundry
  • Wide sites
  • Medical sites and handicap-accessible sites available
  • Dump station
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • BBQ
Drawbacks
  • None

5. Wooly Hollow State Park

Address: 82 Woolly Hollow Rd, Greenbrier, AR 72058
Phone: (501)-679-2098

Email: [email protected]
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Website: www.arkansasstateparks.com

Specs
Pricing: $36/daily
Total RV sites: 30 AAA sites
Hookups: full (50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: No
Pets Allowed: Yes 
Wi-Fi: No

This is a classic state park experience with fishing, boating, and swimming on 40-acre Lake Bennett in Greenbrier about 18 miles north of Conway. The lake was built in the 1930s by the Soil Conservation Service as its first watershed project.

Wooly Hollow State Park

What makes this park unique?

This park offers a launch ramp with canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, and fishing boats for rent at the park. Bring your own pole, bait, and tackle. A snack bar is open near the lifeguarded swimming beach in the summer. Park facilities also include 30 AAA campsites, 10 tent sites, and a bathhouse for hot showers. History buffs will enjoy the Woolly Cabin, an original 1882 one-room family homestead. The 9.4-mile Enders Fault is a mountain biking destination. Hikers have four trails to choose from.

What we like about it
  • Nature
  • Picnic tables
  • Water access
Drawbacks
  • Challenging to get a site
  • Crowded

6. Toad Suck Campground

Address: 93 Park Road, Bigelow, AR 72016
Phone: (501)-759-2005
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Website: recreation.gov
Specs
Pricing: $18-20/daily
Total RV sites: 48
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: No
Pets Allowed: Yes 
Wi-Fi: No

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.

Toad Suck Campground

What makes this park unique?

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.

What we like about it
  • Nature
  • Water access
  • Affordable
  • Level sites
  • Volleyball
  • Firepits
  • Boat ramp
Drawbacks
  • none

7. Willow Beach Campground

Address: 34° 41′ 57.0001″ N 92° 8′ 13.9999″ W
Phone: 501-961-1332
Hours: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Website: recreation.gov
Specs
Pricing: $19/daily
Total RV sites: 21
Hookups: partial (30/50, water), dump station on site
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes 
Pets Allowed: Yes 
Wi-Fi: No

Willow Beach Campground is located near the David D. Terry Lock and Dam of the Arkansas River. The wealth of recreational opportunities in the Arkansas River Valley provides visitors with endless fun for the whole family. Outdoor activities such as camping, picnicking, boating, and sightseeing are favorite pastimes.

Willow Beach Campground

What makes this park unique?

The park is in a forested area along the riverfront, close to the rolling fields of cotton farms. It is 193 feet above sea level; winters are mild and summer temperatures reach the upper 90s with high humidity. Red fox are frequently seen in the park, along with deer and armadillo, and numerous species of waterfowl live in the water and along the shores. (Source: Willow Beach, Arkansas River – Terry Lock and Dam – Recreation.gov)

What we like about it
  • Clean
  • Boat ramp
  • On the water
Drawbacks
  • none

8. Downtown Riverside RV Park

Address: 50 Riverfront Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72114
Phone: (501)340-5312
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Website: downtownriversidervpark.com
Specs
Pricing: $25-33/daily (10% discount available to military, seniors, first responders, AAA etc.)
Total RV sites: 61
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes 
Pets Allowed: Yes  (up to 3)
Wi-Fi: Yes 

This is an urban RV park that is in the heart of the city; it has water views, but it is also very walkable.

Downtown Riverside RV Park  

What makes this park unique?

This park is one-of-a-kind because it is located downtown Little Rock, AR, right on the river and within walking distance to many tourist attractions. It has all the amenities to keep for a comfortable stay.

What we like about it
  • Picnic tables
  • Clubhouse
  • Laundry
  • On-site management
  • Access to public transit
Drawbacks
  • Highway noise
  • More of a concrete parking lot/slab park than anything

9. Trails End RV Park

Address: 14223 Stricklin Cove, North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501)-951-2541
Hours: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Website: trailsendrv.wordpress.com
Specs
Pricing: $52/daily
Total RV sites: unknown
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes 
Pets Allowed: Yes 
Wi-Fi: unknown

This is a no-frills RV park with gravel lots and grassy spaces in between, with some trees for privacy and shade.

Trails End RV Park

What makes this park unique?

Located off I-40, this is a good overnight park. The management is going through some struggles, which reflects poorly on visitor feedback online (lost mail/packages, remodeling mess, etc.). The management does seem nice, though.

What we like about it
  • Close to city
Drawbacks
  • Run down
  • Expensive

10. Cherokee Lakes RV Park

Address: 13500 Pam Cove, Alexander, AR 72202
Phone: (501)-626-0197
Hours: 9:30 AM-6:00 PM
Website: www.passport-america.com
Specs
Pricing: $30+/daily (Passport of America discount available)
Total RV sites: 34
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes 
Pets Allowed: Yes 
Wi-Fi: Yes (in the office area)

This park opened in 2011 and is a peaceful and quiet park. It is located on a 170-acre wildlife habitat.

Cherokee Lakes RV Park

What makes this park unique?

This park is located next to several waterfalls. It is a no-frills park that allows one to relax and unplug from the city noise.

What we like about it
  • Free
  • Quiet
  • Wildlife
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Glass pavilion with fireplace
Drawbacks
  • No Wi-Fi

TIPS TO GET TO LITTLE ROCK

Little Rock is the Capital of Arkansas. When traveling from the West, one can travel via I-40; when coming from the Southwest (Texarkana area), one can travel via I-30 through Benton into Little Rock. For those who come from the East via Memphis, Tennessee, the I-40 connects to Little Rock, as well.

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