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TOAD SUCK, AR

part ofArkansas River - Toad Suck Ferry Pool, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
 

Overview

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.

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.

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:

Toad Suck provides 48 sites with electric and water hookups, plus five group picnic shelters. Additional amenities include hot showers, a playground and boat ramp.

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.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Basketball Courts
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Soccer Fields
  • Volleyball Courts
Know Before You Go
  • NOTE: A special event application is required for any event including, but not limited to one or more of the following:

    1. An entry, spectator, or participating fee is charged
    2. If you have an anticipated attendance of 100 or more persons
    3. An extraordinary impact on project resources is expected
    4. Corps personnel provide additional patrols, surveillance, refuse collection, and/or crowd control
    5. Event involves the use of concession tents and/or vendors
    6. Event involves Bounce Houses/Bump N Jump Inflatables
    7. Fishing Tournament
    8. Music Festival

    In addition to the special event application, you may be asked to submit the following information before approval can be granted: (1) proof of liability insurance; (2) event details & description; (3) schedule of events; (4) parking plans. There will be a $50.00 permit fee upon approval of all special events.

    PROHIBITED: Please note that livestock, exotic animals, explosives, loaded projectile firing devices, and commercial activities are prohibited on project lands unless written permission has been received from the District Commander. If commercial tents are permitted for your special event, please note that driving tent stakes into concrete or asphalt on project lands is prohibited.

    Special Event Applications can be obtained by contacting the Russellville Project Office at 479-968-5008.

    Send Applications & Permit Fees to:
    Russellville Project Office
    Attn: Special Event
    1598 Lock and Dam Road
    Russellville, AR 72802

  • High water levels or storm damage may cause park closures
  • Facility is open year-round
  • Sites are first come, first served outside of the reservation season
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
35.07389, -92.54472
35°4'26"N, 92°32'41"W

From Conway, Arkansas, travel west for 7 miles on SR-60 and follow signs into the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

TOAD SUCK
93 Park Road
Bigelow  AR  72016

Phone Number:

Information:  (501)759-2005
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