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PINEY BAY, AR

part ofDardanelle Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: PINEY BAY
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Piney Bay Campground sits along Dardanelle Lake in western Arkansas. Campers come here to get a break from the city and take advantage of the ample swimming, boating and fishing opportunities.

Natural Features:

Situated between the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests, Dardanelle Lake creates an excellent setting for nature lovers. The lake stems from the Arkansas River and spans 40,000 acres. Wooded area and hills surround the lake.

The region is a favorite destination for bald eagles in wintertime.

Recreation:

Picnicking, boating and fishing are favorite pastimes. The lake is brimming with white bass, largemouth bass, bream, crappie and large catfish.

Facilities:

Piney Bay offers more than 60 reservable campsites, all equipped with electric hookups, along with a large group picnic shelter. Campers enjoy hot showers, two boat ramps, a playground and an amphitheater with educational programs.

Nearby Attractions:

Bona Dea Trails and Sanctuary, with nearly 86 acres of wetlands and low woods, provide an ideal habitat for native wildlife. Visitors can explore the area on the six-mile trail system.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Amphitheater
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Educational Programs
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Know Before You Go
  • Campsites are first come, first served outside the reservation season

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
35.39944, -93.31444
35°23'58"N, 93°18'52"W

From London, Arkansas, take US-64 west for 3 miles to State Route 359 north. Continue for 3.5 miles and follow signs into the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

PINEY BAY
189 PRIVATE ROAD 2720
LONDON  AR  72847

Phone Number:

Information:  (479)885-3029
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