|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.
|From London, Arkansas, take US-64 west for 3 miles to State Route 359 north. Continue for 3.5 miles and follow signs into the campground.
|Piney Bay offers more than 60 reservable campsites, all equipped with electric hookups, along with a large group picnic shelter. Campers enjoy hot showers, two boat ramps, a playground and an amphitheater with educational programs.
| NOTE: A special event application is required for any event including, but not limited to one or more of the following: 1.An entry, spectator, or participating fee is charged 2.If you have an anticipated attendance of 100 or more persons 3.An extraordinary impact on project resources is expected 4.Corps personnel provide additional patrols, surveillance, refuse collection, and/or crowd control 5.Event involves the use of concession tents and/or vendors 6.Event involves Bounce Houses/Bump N Jump Inflatables 7.Fishing Tournament 8.Music Festival In addition to the special event application, you may be asked to submit the following information before approval can be granted: (1) proof of liability insurance; (2) event details & description; (3) schedule of events; (4) parking plans. PROHIBITED: Please note that livestock, exotic animals, explosives, loaded projectile firing devices, piñatas, water balloons, and commercial activities are prohibited on project lands unless written permission has been received from the District Commander. If commercial tents are permitted for your special event, please note that driving tent stakes into concrete or asphalt on project lands is prohibited. For additional information regarding Special Event Applications & Permit Fees, please contact the Russellville Project Office at (479) 968-5008. Campsites are first come, first served outside the reservation season Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.
|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.
|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.
|Picnicking, boating and fishing are favorite pastimes. The lake is brimming with white bass, largemouth bass, bream, crappie and large catfish.