All Campsites and Pavillions are by reservation only and can be reserved today for immediate occupancy. There are no First-Come, First-Serve sites available.
Cherokee Campground offers 33 spacious campsites with 30 or 50 amp electric hookups and water, along with two large group picnic shelters. Amenities include a dock, hot showers, a boat ramp and playground.
NOTICE: Camping at one or more campsites at any one water resource project for a period longer than 14 days during any 30-consecutive-day period is prohibited without the written permission of the District Commander. CFR 327.7 (b)
NOTICE: Group shelters are open for reservations, Please follow all CDC/State guidelines for social distancing, sanitizing, and face covering for COVID-19.
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 Festivals: 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.
PROHIBITED: Please note that livestock, exotic animals, explosives, loaded projectile firing devices, pinatas, water balloons, 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. For additional information regarding Special Event Applications & Permit Fees, please contact the Toad Suck site Office at 501-340-1004 or 1003. or email at CESWL-OP-KR-REC@usace.army.mil
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.
Petit Jean State park is only a short drive away.
Camping, picnics, boating, fishing, and nature watching are all highly prized at Cherokee park.
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
#1 Quincy Road Morrilton AR 72110
#1 Quincy Road Morrilton AR 72110
For campground inquiries, please call: 501-340-1003
From Highway 64 in Morrilton, take AR 21 South. Then take Quincy drive to Cherokee Park.