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Piney Bay

Dardanelle Lake



Piney Bay Campground is located along Dardanelle Lake in western Arkansas, providing visitors with opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing, picnicking, and more. Visitors can enjoy 68 reservable campsites with electric hookups, a large group picnic shelter, walk-in campsites, boat ramps, playground, and swim beach. The area is surrounded by the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests and is a popular destination for bald eagles. Nearby, the Bona Dea Trails and Sanctuary offers six miles of trails and wildlife habitats.


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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.


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


Piney Bay offers 68 reservable campsites, all equipped with electric hookups, along with a large group picnic shelter and over 20 walk-in campsites. Campers enjoy hot showers, two boat ramps, a playground and a swim beach.

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.

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.
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Campground Matrix

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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Shoal Bay
Dardanelle Lake
Sorghum Hollow
Ozark-St. Francis National Forests
Long Pool Recreation Area
Ozark-St. Francis National Forests
Old Post Road
Dardanelle Lake
Spring Lake Recreation Area
Ozark-St. Francis National Forests
Moccasin Gap
Ozark-St. Francis National Forests
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