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10 RV Parks near Van Buren, Arkansas
Sep 2017 - $30.00
This is a bare bones over night type park. If self contained it is adequate for stays as long as desired for other outside activities. The park is strictly for travelers or workers. It is not family oriented but is pet friendly. Payment is cash only, and they will accept checks from travelers. WiFi is not great, but available most of the time. - Oddyssey
Aug 2016 - $27.00
Sites are gravel (very little in some sites) and are not level. Hookups are at back of site so we were unable to leave our tow vehicle hooked up. CG is very close to I-40 and there is a lot of noise. This CG is convenient for a 1 night stay but I would not like to be here for more than overnight. Tow vehicle had to be parked in front of our motor home. - Grammy8
Jun 2016 - $29.00
We stayed here on our way home. The lots are angled, making it easy for us to get into. There was quite a bit of highway noise. The lots are long and they have Wi-Fi, but it was spotty. The bathrooms were tidy, and we had phone service. We enjoyed our stay, but we will probably find one a little further from the highway to avoid the noise next time. - lougreene67
Oct 2018 - $41.00
Arrived around 5pm after driving in 7 hrs of rain. Rang the "evening" bell, lady came right out, and proceeded to explain the area, grounds, cable booster deposit. then, altho still raining, drove her golf cart directly to our site, helped us get aligned, said if any problems the ph #'s were on our paperwork. Due to all the rain, we had to put a length of 2X8 in front of the tower to safely access the outlets, but the actual gravel pad was fine, level & mostly dry. once all hooked up & operational, hooked up the cable booster, hoping to watch the Redsox kick butt, but could not get the booster to work, tv showed "call 1-800-bla-bla". so figured cable was out due to the heavy rains, but since we had the office #, decided to just ask. The lady said, now dig this, "wait a couple minutes, ill send someone down and get you working". Was she serious? Its past 8pm, sat nite, raining, and shes sending someone??? true enuff, a man came down, showed me we simply need to shut (our) cable booster off (sumthing i didnt know about as we're only 1st year rv'ers), and the cable worked perfectly. We were so grateful (and kinda embarrassed) that we didnt think to give him a tip, altho next day we did a little sumthing for them. next day we did laundry, clean, adequate, (bring 1/4's), trash barrels easy access, and we were off. We have been learning new things about our rv each stop, from NC, to Lake Tahoe (north route) and back to NC (thru az, texas, etc), but wont forget the folks at Park Ridge!! - mike & rosie johnson
Jun 2018 - $41.00
We stayed here for 3 nights at this lovely park. The spaces side-by-side were close, but long enough for our 37 ft. motorhome and towed vehicle. Plenty of nice shade trees in most of the spaces, which were not numbered. Our space was level on gravel with grass between. Shared 30 and 50 amp available, water good pressure and dump was not bad. I did not use the laundry, because there was only one working washer and unsure of the 4 dryers. The room was dirty and unacceptable to use. However, the ladies bathrooms (2) were individual and clean with shower, toilet and sink. We enjoyed our stay here and the lady in the office was very helpful and pleasant. Some of the spaces were tight to get into with many trees between, but do-able. Will stay here again next time we come to Van Buren. - We3Travel
May 2018 - $35.00
Due to a breakdown enroute, we had a reservation, cancelled it, and re-instated it. We got the last 50a site available, paying in the office on arrival at 5:15pm. $35 a night for the weekly rate with Good Sam discount seems a bit on the high side, but it is what is it. We had a nice pull through site under the trees with plenty of toad parking, but impossible to get our satellite TV. A cable box was available with a $70 deposit, but that would only serve one of our TVs so we passed, getting by on about 18 local OTA channels. Be sure you use a water pressure gauge as mine indicated 112psi. Sewer fittings are slip-in and the neighbor's overflowed when I dumped my tanks. We had a peaceful week there and will stay again to visit family. - AFChap
Jun 2015 - $27.00
This park is a gravel parking lot with very tight spots. The basic rate is $25 but for 50 Amps, the rate is $27. The 50 amp breaker continually tripped in site 30. Management knew it but would not fix it. I was stuck here for four days while the temperature climbed to nearly 100 degrees in my RV. Do not rely on the attached RV dealership. They did repairs on my 5th wheel hitch and the new parts fell out while I was driving to get fuel. I got back to the park and could not hook up to the 5th wheel pin. I won't be back. - KD7UCH
Apr 2015 - $25.00
This is a fairly clean park with continuous distant traffic noise and some train noise.
Sites are dirt and gravel, narrow, mostly not level, in various lengths, without shade. Not all sites have sewer connections, 50 amps, or cable. Voltage is good.
Roads are dirt and gravel, in good condition.
Staff and hosts are friendly and helpful, but can be hard to find.
WiFi is strong. One afternoon I measured 653.6 kB/s down; by evening it was very slow.
Verizon LTE works well.
Showers are clean but lack privacy.
Laundry: 2 top-loaders ($1.25), 2 dryers ($1 for 46 min).
Rate is total with Good Sam. - wjzcbn
Mar 2015 - $25.00
As stated by others, this is really a parking lot for the RV servicing & sales company. It is okay for an over night stay. Others have stated their site was level. Number 25 was not. Big rigs beware. I witnessed a rather large fifth wheel nearly slip into the creek that runs threw the camp grounds. The wheels dipped into a wash that had cut into the gravel roadway. Our entrance door was just 5 feet from our neighbor's full hook up drop. We were 7 feet from his unit. Staff personnel were nice and helpful. The park is pet friendly. Many "sites" appeared to be homesteading or had just dropped as a storage place. Value wise, at $25, was acceptable for clean bathroom and showers. - Laptop Willie
Oct 2018 - $10.00
This park has 2 parts. A backs up to the water with a picnic table behind the camper and close to the water. All sites are asphalt and level. There is a nice space between the campsites with grass in between. B is in more of the woods, with more space in between sites than A. We drove around B. B 23 is very unlevel but the rest looked fine to us. - National Parks Traveler
Oct 2018 - $18.00
On the day we arrived we had friends get here first to someone setting up in their reserved site. No reserved signs were put on either of our sites. We had a tent camper in our site. He had packed up to leave when we arrived. The site has a nice creek view. The mosquitoes were bad, the grass was high and weedy. The pad is asphalt with gravel patio. Partial shade. It was real quiet on Thursday pretty quiet on Friday. Then on Saturday and we were in A loop lots of folks come to bank fish and one had his German Shepherd roaming no leash and was nose to nose with our little dog properly on a chain at our site. One close camper had some kind of large dinner with tons of cars parked which I thought was unsafe for the kids on bikes. There is only one dump station. Our site had water and electricity. Nice to have water but still have to be conservative without the full hook up. Nowhere for it to go. Fishing here was pretty nonexistent. It was one hot October weekend. Bank fisherman don't bother to take their trash with them. Saw trash bag thrown on ground at the pavilion. There was no host Thursday when we arrived, glad our tent camper problem had been dealt with by our friend before we got here. There was no help to be found. We called the phone number, got answering machine. - AR Traveller
Oct 2018 - $10.00
The B loop is 50 amp and forested. The A loop is 30 amp and has water views. All sites had water; none had sewer. Most sites at B loop were excessively out of level. Our front jacks were fully extended and we were still not level. There is a nice hike/bike loop through and around the campground. - Wandering With Us
Oct 2018 - $32.00
We have stayed here several times before. We were always in the "premium" sites, which were nice. The area around the pond is delightful. This time we stayed up on the hill. There are numerous long-term campers with a lot of junk accumulated around their campers. It is very unsightly. The sites on the hill are also very narrow. - Dreaming
Oct 2018 - $45.00
A 30-yr-old campground that looks like it. No WiFi; cable access discouraged. I will look for another park next time. Tight sites; had to share a patio and table with the neighbors. - AvalonDF41
Sep 2018 - $36.00
A beautiful well maintained park , very pet friendly , staff was very helpful bathrooms were very well maintained and extremely clean. Will definitely be back to stay. - Avid traveler
Jan 2016 - $25.00
Truck problems forced us to visit this RV Park. It is located in a portion of Fort Chaffee military base that was sold/gifted to the city of Fort Smith. The town is a ghost town except for a few workers here or there. The park has lots of very nice RVs; figure most are long term visitors working in the area. Only two spots were available. Price is reflects 50amp FHU, cable (only worked one of two days) and internet. Spacing was acceptable. Spot was the most unlevel spot we've encountered in 2 yrs of traveling full time and was used as someone's ash tray. Connections are at the back of the spot. - MichelleKry
Jun 2018 - $11.00
Site was rustic. Needed a long sewer hose because we moved forward to use Satellite. Gravel and not level but scenic once settled. Narrow access on the turn to RV section. Suggest going through the parking lot to access. Facilities were clean and our interactions with staff was wonderful. - godoit
Dec 2017 - $11.00
This is a small Military RV Park but very well maintained. We stayed 2 nights here and we will definitely be back. Everyone there was really nice. Interior roads were weathered and a little tight for my rig but it was easy to navigate. - Keith Goins
Oct 2017 - $25.00
Midpoint stop for the night. Reserved site was marked. Spacious sites with a small pond down the hill. We pulled in late and left early. The campground entrance is not clearly marked at night. - Rivercityjeff
Aug 2018 - $30.00
Just came in for one night. It is located way off road, up through a beautiful residential area. With no signs telling you where to go. This is located in a private beautiful golf course. Only one row has full hookups, the other row has electric and sewer. The road coming in, had some low tree branches, so that it a little challenging. - RV Roving Seeker
Apr 2016 - $30.00
This is a very quiet park behind the golf course that is not easy to find. We were visiting family that live on the golf course so it was very convenient. Water pressure is good, 50 amp hook-up works fine and the grounds are well kept as you might expect at a golf course. I don't think that this park gets much use and we were the only RV there. It is mainly for golfers but they seemed happy to have us. We will certainly be back when we are in the area. We have a 40 foot 5th wheel. - KD7UCH
Sep 2013 - $27.00
Eagle Crest RV campground and golf course was most unusual . You find the RV park by driving through a residential area and into the golf course parking lot. The RV ( 18 ) sites are down the hill and past/behind the gold cart storage building. The park is a tall grass field with some small patios and offers FHU. It was basically deserted ( one other coach ) when we arrived. There are no trees for shade, no tables, no wi-fi, no fire pits and no showers so you better be self contained. It offers highway noise throughout the night. They say they have a host, but he lives on the golf course – not at the campground. He was good to come down and introduce himself and offer assistance. We came here to take advantage of the golf special, but upon arriving, we learned of a tournament, and our promised two rounds of golf might not be possible. I think that the golf professional knew that when he took our call, but he still said come on to the campground. The course wanders through a residential neighborhood and looks fine. I didn’t get to play it because of the tournament. Our below rating covers only the campground. The overall rating might have been higher if I could have gotten on the course. We’re pretty sure we would not consider this facility for a future stop. - 5thwheeler
Oct 2018 - $17.00
We LOVED Lake Fort Smith Campground and State Park. The entire campground and park areas were very clean and well-kept. As soon as one campsite was vacated, someone was there getting it ready for the next camper. The staff was very nice and friendly. There were plenty of trash and recycle receptacles. Although we didn't use the restrooms or showers, they were very clean. You can't see the lake from the campsites, but it is a nice walk, with several trails, that take you to the lake, picnic areas and cabin area. It was a very nice, quiet and relaxing place to camp. Loop A sites have FHUs and are fairly spacious; loop B sites have water and 30 amp electric and are closer together. There are several very nice pull-thru sites in loop A. One note of caution: our GPS took us to the "old Lake Fort Smith Park/Campground", which was on the south end of the lake; the place to go is closer to the north end of the lake. Road are a little hilly and curvy, but we did fine and it was well worth it! - Sue Augustus
Aug 2018 - $24.00
We stayed two nights in June of 2018. This park was completely rebuilt about 10 years ago so it is set up for large modern RVs and travel trailers but it only has about 30 RV/travel trailer sites. Every site is awesome! There is more than the standard amount of space between them and 2 or 3 are pull-throughs. We used site #27 and it was nearly level. The showers were clean and well maintained. There is a nice victor's center, pool, cabins and marina. The park has a few hiking trails that join the property and they are great. This park is first class. - CroweTravels
Jul 2018 - $34.00
Lake Fort Smith State Park was right on our track and had such high marks, we couldn't pass it up even though it would just be for one night. My only concern for our 35-foot motorhome was: were the roads going to be too difficult? The answer is, definitely not. Yes, there are a couple of roads which are narrow, but not too narrow, and the speed limits are low so we felt it was pretty easy to get there and navigate within the park, even in our Class A. The park is beautiful, the office people were friendly and helpful, the Visitors Center is quite nice (but not much in the way of necessities), and our site had great hookups and was very large. The site had a firepit with grill and a picnic table. Did I mention it was beautiful? There was no cell service and no WiFi where our site was, but there was some WiFi at the Visitors Center, just 50 yards away from our site. We did not use the restrooms. Overall, we greatly regretted only having time for one night, but loved it. We'll be back if we can! - RobtL
Jul 2018 - $38.00
Beautiful park in a great setting. Nice sites and areas for activities. Great shaded sites, large yards, easy roads. No cell service and inconsistent WiFi are the biggest cons. Strange thing about certain Arkansas parks... No swimming! Big bummer but still enjoyed it. - Lookinforeden
Sep 2017 - $35.00
The facility was very clean and very ample for the vehicle and tow vehicle. There was a large concrete pad, water, sewer, and electric. The park however was in a black hole and about 15 miles from the interstate on a double lane road that was quite tight. No wifi and cell provided for some issues but the stay was cozy. - Sean_Michelle
Jul 2017 - $32.00
We stayed 3 nights and I was looking forward to Devil's Den based on a neighbor's previous stay. The visitors center parking lot is small so I would suggest dropping off a large camper before checking in. When we arrived at our site, it was fairly short and I could not park my truck with the camper. We enjoyed and hiked on a few of the trails but I was a bit set back by some general lack of up keep of the place. The laundry room A/C was broken, no sidewalk at the entire complex looked like it had ever been cleaned, screws were sticking up on walking bridges, the water upstream of the dam was shallow and stagnant, siding was rotting off some of the buildings, etc... The state is adding some new cabins and remodeling the store/cafe (closed since a 2015 fire) but the rest of the facility could really use some attention to make this a place I would visit again. - Iraqvet05