Cossatot Reefs Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Cossatot Reefs Campground is located on Gillham Lake in southwest Arkansas. Cossatot Reefs Campground is located in southwest Arkansas on the Located on the Cossatot River, a wild and scenic stream attracts the most Cossatot River, a wild and scenic stream that attracts the most adventurous adventurous recreationalist. Visitors enjoy camping, hunting, fishing, canoeing and water recreation. The Cossatot Reefs Campground offers 26 recreationalists. Visitors enjoy camping, hunting, fishing, canoeing, and sites with electric and water hook ups. Additional amenities include hot water recreation. The Cossatot Reefs Campground offers 26 sites with electric and water hook-ups. Additional amenities include hot showers, showers, a boat ramp, a dump station, picnic shelter, a swimming area, a a boat ramp, a dump station, picnic shelter, a swimming area, a playground, playground, and an amphitheater. and an amphitheater. Beware of sudden water rise below dam when warning horn sounds. 2 blasts: gates will open, water will rise. 1 blast: gates will close, water will lower. Wear personal flotation device.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Canoeing
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilet
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hunting
  • Nature Trails
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Pit Restroom
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Water Skiing

Fees

Peak Season
May 14 2010 -
Sep 11 2010
WALK TO $9.00-$13.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $13.00-$15.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $25.00
Walk In Season
Sep 12 2010 -
Nov 30 2010
WALK TO $9.00-$13.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $13.00-$15.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $25.00
Walk In Season
Mar 01 2011 -
May 14 2011
WALK TO $9.00-$13.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $13.00-$15.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $25.00
Peak Season
May 15 2011 -
Sep 15 2011
WALK TO $9.00-$13.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $13.00-$15.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $25.00

Alerts and Important Information The campground is open year round and fees are $12-$14/night Mar-Oct and $10/night Nov-Feb. A picnic shelter is reserveable for $25/day. Reservations are taken from May 17, 2006 - September 13, 2006. Attendants are on duty from 10am-10pm and the campground telephone number Sites may be available on a first come - first served basis outside the is (870)386-7261. reservation season. Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. 3 night minimum on holidays. Attendants are on duty from 8am-10pm and the campground telephone number is 870-386-7261. A picnic shelter is reservable for $25/day.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Cossatot Reefs
Campground Phone: 870-584-4161
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Dequeen (near Texarkana), AR
Phone: 870-584-4161

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More About Cossatot Reefs Campground

Cossatot Reefs is a campground located in Texarkana, Arkansas. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -94.32 latitude, and -94.32 longitude into your GPS device.

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