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Buffalo National River, AR

167 RV rentals

Buffalo National River is located in north-central Arkansas, barely 50 miles from the state border with Missouri. The tiny communities of Snowball and St. Joe are located within about 15 minutes of the river. The nearest larger town is Harrison, found around 50 miles to the northwest, while the nearest city is Fayetteville, which is over 100 miles to the west.

Buffalo National River is situated in a very rural part of the state, surrounded by national forestland. This location makes it a great place to enjoy outdoor activities. Water-based sports are, obviously, the primary offering here, hiking, camping, and scenic drives are available as well. There's plenty to do if you know where to look around this …

Bull Shoals-White River State Park, AR

128 RV rentals

Neighboring cities with verdant Gassville and rural Flippin, Bull Shoals is a breathtaking city in the Ozarks of North Central Arkansas, with numerous opportunities for exploring the outdoors. Snuggled just under the Bull Shoals Dam is Bull Shoals-White River State Park, a richly forested scenic retreat that's often called an angler’s paradise. With the surrounding White River, marked trails, interpretive programs, exhibit hall, and so much more, the park is an interactive stop filled with fun for the whole family.

In 1952, a dam was built across the White River by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to create a reservoir for flood control and hydroelectric generation. This reservoir is now the over 45,000-acre long Bull Shoals Lake. Just …

Cane Creek State Park, AR

66 RV rentals

Cane Creek State Park sits on the border of the Gulf Coastal Plain and the Mississippi Delta, making it a fantastic place to discover the biodiversity of the Natural State. At the center of the park, 1,675-acre Cane Creek Lake provides a picturesque setting for boating and fishing. When you're not making a splash in the lake or paddling along the bayou, work up a sweat hiking and mountain biking on one of the most extensive trail systems in the state. You'll also find scenic picnic spots, family-friendly recreation facilities, and excellent nature programs, making Cane Creek State Park a top choice for RV camping vacations in Arkansas.

A less than an hour and a half from Little Rock, …

Crowley's Ridge State Park, AR

74 RV rentals

Crowley’s Ridge State Park is situated in northern Arkansas and covers over 291 acres. It was originally the home of Benjamin Crowley, a pioneer. The Civilian Conservation Corps took over the land in the 1930s and converted it into a park designed to honor Crowley’s legacy. Besides creating trails, the Civilian Conservation Corps also built unique log cabins, most of which can still be seen today.

This state park is located next to Crowley’s Ridge Parkway, which is a scenic road that travels through the heart of Arkansas. This makes the park very accessible for RV rentals in Greene County. It’s also near cities such as Paragould and Brookland. While the area can be somewhat humid during the summer, …

Davidsonville Historic State Park, AR

71 RV rentals

Set in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Davidsonville Historic State Park combines pioneer history with modern amenities. The park protects the frontier town of Davidsonville, which was established in 1815 and later became the birthplace of the Territory of Arkansas. Today, a series of restored buildings and archeological sites offer a glimpse of the town's fascinating history and the role it played in local trade and travel. There are also plenty of opportunities to enjoy the fresh air, with fishing, boating, and hiking just some of the outdoor activities on offer.

Planning an adventure in the Natural State? Book an RV in Randolph County and you can escape to Davidsonville Historic State Park. You'll find rental RVs for every …

Jacksonport State Park, AR

117 RV rentals

Heading to Arkansas for a long-awaited vacation may not seem all that exciting, but Arkansas is known as the Natural State and has spectacular views and breathtaking state parks. Spend a weekend RV camping at Jacksonport State Park and unplug from the demands of everyday life. Located just outside of Newport, near Jacksonport, this smaller park consists of 164 acres and houses the 1872 Jackson Courthouse historical site.

Book an RV in Jackson County and head over to the state park RV campgrounds for a fun-filled family vacation. Bald Knob is only about a 40-minute drive to the south of the park, where you can stock up on supplies before parking your rig for the weekend. Head southwest of …

John W Kyle State Park, MS

65 RV rentals

Set on the picturesque Sardis Reservoir, John W Kyle State Park offers a wide range of recreational activities. The park is anchored by a 58,000-acre lake that provides a scenic backdrop for boating, fishing, and water sports. On dry land, you'll find picnic spots, nature trails, and an 18-hole golf course. A spacious, RV-friendly campground makes it easy to stay a spell at John W Kyle State Park and maximize your time in the Magnolia State.

The park is a one-hour drive from Memphis, making it a popular destination for weekend warriors looking to escape the city. You're also a stone's throw from the University of Mississippi, with football fans flocking to

John W Kyle State Park for big …

Lake Catherine State Park, AR

92 RV rentals

Nestled in the serene Ouachita Mountain region, between the towns of Hot Springs and Malvern, is Lake Catherine State Park. The park protects more than 2,000 acres of pinewoods, wildflowers, lovely creeks, waterfalls, and lakeshore. Those who pay attention to their surroundings will likely spot multiple marine bird species, forest critters, and even some of the bigger animals like white-tailed deer.

The park’s natural beauty, trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds make it an ideal location for RV camping, family picnics, fishing, boating, and hiking. The town of Hot Springs and other area attractions are just a few miles away, so those exploring this area in a rental motorhome will have plenty of ways to occupy their time.

For an …

Lake Charles State Park, AR

76 RV rentals

Lake Charles State Park is set in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains and showcases the natural beauty of the Upper Delta. The park is set on the southwest shore of Lake Charles, a 645-acre reservoir that provides a picturesque backdrop for swimming, boating, and fishing. When you're not making a splash, spend your days picnicking by the water, hiking scenic trails, and taking part in ranger-led nature programs.

At just 30 minutes from Jonesboro and an hour and a half from Memphis, Lake Charles State Park is popular with weekend warriors looking to escape the city. With RV rentals in Lawrence County, you can also enjoy a getaway to Lake Charles State Park. From compact campervans to …

Lake Dardanelle State Park, AR

151 RV rentals

Northcentral Arkansas is a delightful place to visit when you are exploring various state park RV campgrounds. After you search for an RV in Pope County, which is in north-central Arkansas, it will be easy to head to Lake Dardanelle State Park to stay a night, three, or more. This state park rests on the shores of Lake Dardanelle, a massive 34,000-acre reservoir that is fed by the Arkansas River.

The park is home to a massive visitor’s center that overlooks the lake, and guests at Lake Dardanelle State Park, will find many exciting features in this 10,000 square foot building. While camping at Lake Dardanelle State Park you’ll be able to easily access a lot of the cities …

Lake Frierson State Park, AR

74 RV rentals

While Arkansas may not seem like an amazing vacation hotspot, many people flock here to enjoy state park RV camping while learning about the history, fauna, and flora of the Natural State. Lake Frierson State Park near Jonesboro is a great place to park your rental motorhome and relax for the weekend. While the park is only 114 acres, it's located right on the shore of Lake Frierson, a 335-acre lake known for year-round fishing and a laid-back atmosphere.

The park is only about an hour and a half from Memphis, TN, where you can check out Graceland while in the area. Poplar Bluff, MO is also about an hour and a half from Lake Frierson State Park. Be …

Lake Poinsett State Park, AR

90 RV rentals

Located only three miles south of Harrisburg in northeast Arkansas, Lake Poinsett State Park is a peaceful destination to camp in an RV for a weekend (or longer!). This 132-acre outdoor oasis offers fun activities for the whole family. Spend some time fishing or boating on the water, or stick to dry land and keep your eyes peeled for resident wildlife along the nature trails.

Planning a Lake Poinsett State Park camping adventure? The park's well-equipped campground is an ideal place to get back to nature without sacrificing your creature comforts. Book an RV in Poinsett County and you can extend your camping trip into nearby cities, such as Jonesboro and Forrest City.

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, AR

78 RV rentals

Little Rock Central High School was designated as a national historic site in 1998. It is the first historic site of its kind (a working school) and is symbolic of the nation's Civil Rights movement. The school was designed in Art Deco and Collegiate Gothic architectural styles on a campus that is two city blocks in size. Widely publicized when it opened, it has been praised by institutions such as the American Institute of Architects and the New York Times. There is a visitor center across the street from it that is open to tourists since the school is still operational.

Up until 1954, public schools in Little Rock had been segregated, but a Supreme Court decision made this …

Lost Valley State Park, AR

143 RV rentals

Lost Valley State Park is an outdoor recreational area not far from Compton, Arkansas. The park is intersected by the Buffalo River, one of the few remaining rivers in the country that hasn't been altered by the building of a dam. It is also home to the Lost Valley Trail leading farther into the wilderness, eventually coming to a halt at a cave. The park is a box canyon that may have once been all underground; if true, then Cobb Cave (a large bluff providing shelter) and the underground cave at the trail's end may be all that was left of the original cavern. Booking an RV rental near Lost Valley State Park is an excellent way to start …

Mississippi River State Park, AR

103 RV rentals

Mississippi River State Park immerses you in the natural beauty of the St. Francis National Forest and Crowley's Ridge region. It's a fantastic place to soak up the Southern sunshine, with swimming, kayaking, fishing, and hiking just some of the outdoor activities on offer. Gear up for excellent birding and wildlife watching opportunities, as well as fantastic nature programs.

Mississippi River is one of the newest additions to the Arkansas State Park system and has quickly won over locals and visitors alike. The park features six unique recreation areas and three campsites, making it a fantastic place to enjoy an RV camping getaway in Arkansas. Book an RV in Lee County and you can escape to Mississippi River State Park. …

Mount Nebo State Park, AR

141 RV rentals

Sitting atop of Mount Nebo at 1,350 feet is Mount Nebo State Park. Located in the Arkansas River Valley, the state park has been drawing visitors in for years, all eager to witness the stunning views and partake in the many recreational activities offered. With clear skies, you are able to see for many miles in any direction, and it is for this view that so many people book an RV rental in Yell County.

Mount Nebo State Park was founded when the Civilian Conservation Corps used native logs and stone to build a number of structures on the mountain, such as bridges, trails, and pavilions. In 1933 it became a state park. Despite being relatively remote, there are …

Ozark National Forest, AR

118 RV rentals

Ozark National Forest is one of the smaller national parks in the U.S. but is also one of the more impressive, with mountains, natural caverns, majestic rivers, and many more geological features that make it both visually attractive and interesting. It is located in the Ozark Mountain range and often referenced along with its sister park, St. Francis National Forest, which you will find on Crowley's Ridge. Much of the park consists of old-growth forest, mainly oak species but also including several endangered tree species.

The forest covers several counties and includes Mount Magazine, Arkansas' tallest mountain; it extends as far south as the Ouachita Mountains. Rent an RV near Russellville, and you'll be in the midst of the fantastic …