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Golden Pond RV Park

Shirley, Arkansas


241 Ar 330 Hwy S
Shirley, Arkansas 72153
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 50
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 35.62342
Longitude: -92.30950

Elevation: 719' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone ?
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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10 Reviews

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2018 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here in Nov. While we was getting our property ready to move on. The owners of this campground are super nice. The campground is also in great shape. We would definitely stay here again! We camped at Golden Pond RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 115
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 24

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

Rate reflects average of PA and veteran discounts for our length of stay. Only 2 negatives are the large gravel rocks at the site and no fenced dog run. Both my wife and I tweaked our ankles on the big gravel. Not a really big deal, just something to be aware of. Sites are "buddy" sites, but if you aren't traveling with a buddy, you don't get one. Instead you get both sites, making one big site. First thing I noticed when I drove into the site was the very nice looking picnic table. Had a lovely stained finish, coated with urethane. No fire ring, but I'm sure I would have gotten one if I had asked. Plenty of places to walk the dog, but I like letting them run off leash so they can tire themselves out more easily. Owner came around to warn us of potential bad weather coming and told us where to go if we wanted to hunker down in a block structure instead of the RV. Luckily the storms weren't as bad as predicted, but the warning was a nice touch. Quiet short-term sites away from the road. WiFi worked well in the RV. Easy to get a sat signal. Good water pressure and no issues with connecting, especially since you have the option of connecting to one of 2 places (buddy sites). Not much in the town of Shirley. Gas station, car wash, one cafe. Closest town of size is Clinton, about 15 miles (20+ minutes) away. Great motorcycling roads here (twisty and hilly). Would definitely stay here again if in the area. We camped at Golden Pond RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $13.00
Overall Rating:

We found this great rv park by word of mouth. The park is secluded, but conviently located, in a spot of exceptional beauty. We heard about the beautiful lake and wanted to camp close to it. Our family also wanted some amenities like a hot tub, pool and nice clean showers. I wanted to have fire wood and fire pits for our evening family gathering. This park has it all. Plus the 30 foot pool has plenty of deck for my daughter in laws sunbathing. There is a nice food store and the handy "dollar general"within 2 miles of the camp. Greers Ferry Lake Marina is not more than 4 miles from Golden Pond RV park. It offers tours for mountain hikers, fishing boats to rent, jet skis, and pontoon boats. Tubes for water fun and about any other equipment a a person might need to enjoy this remarkable, scenic lake area. Now, after my family and I enjoy a perfect day on the water, we came home to Golden Pond RV Park, to find the delicious BBQ Chow hut parked right there on the edge of the rv park. We took advantage and ordered, what can only be discribed as top shelf, pork or chicken bbq sandwiches plates with home made sauce and your choice of potato salad, baked beans or green beans. yummm. We so enjoyed the couple who now own this park. They are both very hard working. They welcomed my whole family and couldn't have been more accommodating. The park is very well maintained and every person we met there was friendly, fun and interested in making our stay enjoyable. My grandkids loved fishing in the pond and kept every fish they caught. The activity room has full kitchen and lots of games available. The tv in the activity room is very large and husband enjoyed watching the sports events he thought he'd have to miss. Will we stay here again? Absolutely! Family has already made reservation for a whole week of fun next year. We camped at Golden Pond RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
D11
Site Surface
Gravel, Sand
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Things not to miss includes Mountain View, the town boasts folk music, handmade treasures, and antiques. Good food and fudge are plentiful. The natural bridge just outside the little town of Clinton. Fairfield bay area has golf, reaturants, shops of souvenirs and Indian Caves. Blancher's Caves are remarkable and all these places are about 25 or 30 miles from Golden Pond RV park.

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Review Count: 338
States Visited: 48
Helpful Reviews: 50

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $5.00
Overall Rating:

We paid $5 so we could have 50 amp service. This park is a gem! The owner came out and greeted us and we were led to our spot. They had just put down crushed rock at the site, so walking was harder for us "older" folks. It is very quiet and we had a pull-through spot. They sell propane here. They are developing 30 more sites that will be open the summer of 2016. There is a BBQ wagon at the driveway entrance. They also have a fishing pond that is stocked and you can keep your catch. We would stay here again. We camped at Golden Pond RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Owner can recommend good places to eat and visit

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

A little too remote for my wife's, taste hence the 8, but a wonderful little park. Very quiet and neighbors are friendly. New owners did everything possible to make our stay enjoyable. If I find the need to be back in this part of Arkansas again, I will be staying here. We camped at Golden Pond RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
D2
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 338
States Visited: 48
Helpful Reviews: 50

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $11.00
Overall Rating:

This park is a gem as it is quiet with large spaces and lots of pull through spots. There is a club house and the people that run the park are helpful and friendly. This is the price for RPI and if you stay there as Passport America it is $13 and no limit to the days. We will stay here again and pass it along to others. We camped at Golden Pond RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 157
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Very friendly and helpful owners. Reasonable Wi-Fi, nice pull through sites. Very quiet and excellent for one or two nights (or longer if you like fishing!) We stayed here with PPA. We will come back. We camped at Golden Pond RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 135
States Visited: 36
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2010 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

We don't know how AOR can call this a resort. It is a very small RV park with gravel and grass. Check in was easy but not very helpful. The check in person gave us no information about the area or any of their amenities. We could use our Dish for a few days and then we couldn't get a signal. The parks WiFi worked at the back end of the park. They also had cable TV. We would not stay here again. There are better parks than this one. We camped at Golden Pond RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2009 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

This is as good as it gets in this part of the world. It is a nice park to do what you need to do in the area. Some longer term people and many passing through. We were here for a week and will be back for another week for work reasons. The owner can not be outdone for friendly and helpful service. Everything worked well and was in good shape. We camped at Golden Pond RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2008 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

This is an older park and the owners are in the process of redoing a lot of things. Very friendly staff.restrooms and showers were clean. Has small laundry room. Also has a lot of perms,most keep their sites clean. We stayed on the hiway side,quiet at night,but lots of traffic during the day. Wifi good in sites close to office. We stayed here on an RPI membership. We camped at Golden Pond RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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