Campgrounds & RV
Tyler Bend. Developed campground in the middle section of the Buffalo National River. 10 walk-in and 28 drive-in sites on a first come first served basis. The campground provides flush toilet restrooms, one with hot showers. Water spigots are located throughout the campground. A dump station and tank filler are located near the park entrance at Highway 65 but there are no RV hookups in the campground. The campground is open year-round. For pricing and reservations, go to the Recreation.gov website or call (877) 444-6777.
Woolum camping area of the Buffalo National River is open year-round. Woolum is located seven miles southwest of St. Joe on paved and gravel roads. The vault toilet will be open with limited or no servicing. No fees are charged. Horse camping is permitted. This is a pack-in/pack-out facility with no trash service provided.
Grinders Ferry and Shine Eye Both offer easily-accessible but primitive camping right on the Buffalo National River. Vault toilets will be open year-round with limited or no servicing. No trash services will be provided. No fees are charged.
South Maumee of the Buffalo National River is open for camping all year. South Maumee is located seven miles off Hwy 27 north of the community of Morning Star on paved and gravel roads. The campground has five campsites, each with a picnic table, fire ring, and lantern hook. The vault toilet will be open with limited or no servicing. No trash services will be provided. No fees.
Spring Creek Campground of the Buffalo National River has 12 designated sites with tables, fire rings, and lantern hooks at each site. The campground has a vault toilet with limited servicing. No water available. No fees are charged and camping is open all year. No RVs are allowed. Spring Creek has 13 designated campsites.
Buffalo Camping & Canoeing in Gilbert has primitive campgrounds 3/4 a mile from the Buffalo River. They have RV and tent sites, shower houses and restrooms, but no dump station. May require a float reservation before booking campground.
Gilbert RV Campground RV section has 18 grass and gravel lots. 20, 30, and 50 amp electric hookups. The tent section of the campground offers eight tent sites, including “shotgun cabins".
Boston Mountain Horse Camp is located between Snowball and Witts Springs with 10 sites and 20 indoor stalls. $25/night per campsite w/water & electric. Stalls $5/night. Shavings and ice are available for sale. Maps are provided at check-in.
Richland Creek Campground of the Ozark National Forest has a small picturesque mountain stream with waterfalls, rocks, and bluffs. There is access to the Richland Creek Wilderness Area. 11 family camping units. Because of very rough roads, visitors are not encouraged to take camping trailers to Richland Creek.
Pine Grove Trails near Leslie is a great horseback riding destination with 32 RV sites available. Water and electric hookups! Western-style bathhouse and clean horse stalls!
Boston Mountain RV Park in Marshall has 50 amp service, water and sewer hookups, and PRIVATE showers!
Legacy Hollow Farm & Lodging provides off-grid Ozark Glampsites, Campsites, & Tent Rental Services just off State Highway 27 between Marshall & Harriet. Located near the Buffalo National River.
Shelton’s Big Flat Getaway Experience the wild country of eastern Searcy County! Named one of “15 Perfect Arkansas Getaways!” 30 RV hook-ups, six Cabins, a large outdoor stage, and covered horse barns! View the stunning Ozarks on horseback!
Billie's Outdoor Mountain Sales of St. Joe has one 50 amp RV Hookup with water, electric and septic! Also has a spot that is basically a parking spot without the amenities.
Bear Creek Log Cabins has RV spots on 1,200 acres of Ozarks fun! A dark sky lodging destination! Located in the Arkansas elk country! Bring your ATV or bicycles, or just relax! Bear Creek Pavilion comes with electricity, water, grill, table & chairs to seat up to 80. Two primitive RV Sites down on the banks of Bear Creek including electricity & water. Don’t forget Bearcreek! We have it all! Hike, fish, swim, photograph, wildlife watch, roast marshmallows, laugh and remember why family is important! Close to the Buffalo National River! Water and 50 amp electric to each RV site. They allow up to six guests per RV site and two pets.