Old Post Road

Dardanelle Lake

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Old Post Road is a camping hotspot at Dardanelle Lake, with numerous opportunities for boating, biking, hiking and birding.

The river valley is a favorite winter destination for bald eagles.

The 37 reservable campsites offer have water and electric hookups. A playground and multiple picnic areas make the park perfect for families and parties.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Perched between the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests, Dardanelle Lake creates an excellent setting for nature lovers. The lake, sourced by the Arkansas River, spans 40,000 acres and boasts 315 miles of shoreline. A variety of hardwoods surround the lake shore.

Nearby Attractions

The nearby Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge offers excellent wildlife viewing and photography.


Boating and fishing are the top activities, and a boat ramp is provided for convenient lake access.

Soccer and baseball fields and tennis courts offer additional recreation opportunities, and a biking trail also starts at the campground.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 479-968-7962

Rental Options

Learn more about gear rental options for your trip

Driving Directions

From SR-7, take Lock and Dam Road for one mile and follow signs into campground.

Available Campsites

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