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Tompkins Bend

Lake Ouachita

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Summary

Tompkins Bend on Lake Ouachita is a great family-friendly campground with lush mountain scenery, roomy sites, and crystal clear waters perfect for skiing, jet skiing, and fishing. It has 77 sites, with 63 with electric hookups, 69 with water hookups, a playground, boat ramp, fish cleaning station, and hot showers. Nearby attractions include Hot Springs National Park and Ouachita National Forest.

Overview

Tompkins Bend on Lake Ouachita, is a great family camping destination. The combination of lush mountain scenery and roomy sites big enough for two camping units, make this quiet location an ideal place for an outdoor getaway.

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Recreation

Water skiers, jet skiers and anglers can all enjoy the crystal clear waters of the lake, while hikers enjoy the campground's location on the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT), which meanders across the south end of the lake. Wildlife enthusiasts can find everything from bobcats to black bears and deer in the forested mountains surrounding the lake, and Bald eagles are often spotted in winter.

Facilities

The campground consists of 77 sites including 63 sites with electric hookups and 69 sites with water hookups. Most sites will accommodate two camping units. Other amenities include a dump station, fish cleaning station, hot showers, playground and a boat ramp.

Natural Features

Lake Ouachita is fed from the cool waters of the Ouachita River in central Arkansas. Surrounded by the Ouachita Mountains and National Forest, it's crystal waters span over 40,000 acres and extend for 30 miles, making it the largest lake completely in the state of Arkansas.

Nearby Attractions

Head to Hot Springs National Park and discover how it earned the nickname, "The American Spa." Or take a scenic drive through the 1.8 million-acres of Ouachita National Forest. Here, off-roading enthusiasts can take on the Wolf Pen Gap Off-Highway Vehicle Trail System.

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This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (501) 767-2101.
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Campground Matrix

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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Tompkins Bend Day-Use
Lake Ouachita
0.1mi
Joplin
Lake Ouachita
1.6mi
Denby Point
Lake Ouachita
2.0mi
Twin Creek
Lake Ouachita
2.6mi
Little Fir
Lake Ouachita
4.4mi
Charlton Recreation Area
Ouachita National Forest
6.2mi
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