Tar Camp Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Open Year Around: RESERVATION SEASON FROM MARCH 1st TO SEPTEMBER 15. CAMPING OUTSIDE OF THIS PERIOD WILL BE FIRST COME FIRST SERVE ONLY. Tar Camp Campground is located on the Arkansas River by Pool 5 Lock and Dam. The area provides something for everyone whether it's camping, fishing, boating, or just relaxing in the sun. The Tar Camp Campground offers 58 sites, 38 with electric and water hookups. Additional ameniti include hot showers, a dump station, a boat launch, a playground, and public telephones. Click on the map to select a camping area within the campground or view a list of camping areas. To view definitions of the map icons see our legend page.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Flush Toilet
  • Nature Trails
  • Pit Restroom
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Telephone


Peak Season
Feb 26 2010 -
Oct 30 2010
Peak Season
Mar 01 2011 -
Oct 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. 2 night minimum on weekends. 3 night minimum on holidays. The campground is open year round and campsite fees are $19 a night. Attendants are on duty 11am to 9pm. Please check in with at the gatehouse upon arrival.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Tar Camp
Campground Phone: 501-397-5101
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Pine Bluff, AR

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More About Tar Camp Campground

Tar Camp is a campground located in Pine Bluff, 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 -92.1125 latitude, and -92.1125 longitude into your GPS device.

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