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PENDLETON BEND, AR

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Visitors at Pendleton Bend enjoy the campground's placement along the Arkansas River and near the junction of the Arkansas Post Canal.Pendleton Bend is on the banks of the Arkansas River, upstream of the Wilbur D. Mills Dam. The site sits along the track for migratory birds as they come...

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Overview

Visitors at Pendleton Bend enjoy the campground's placement along the Arkansas River and near the junction of the Arkansas Post Canal.

Natural Features:

Pendleton Bend is on the banks of the Arkansas River, upstream of the Wilbur D. Mills Dam. The site sits along the track for migratory birds as they come and go from the Gulf of Mexico, making it a destination for birders.

Recreation:

Hiking, fishing, boating and hunting are all popular activities for campers.

World-class bass and crappie fishing is found in Pool 2, and the tailwaters of the dam provide excellent opportunities to catch catfish. A boat ramp is provided within the campground.

Facilities:

Pendleton Bend offers 31 campsites with electric and water hookups, 25 of which may be reserved. Additional amenities include hot showers, a group picnic shelter and a playground.

Nearby Attractions:

Nearby, visitors can see the national memorial at Arkansas Post. Here, Henri de Tonti established the first European village west of the Mississippi River in 1686. In 1819, Arkansas Post became the capital of the Arkansas Territory and remained so until the Civil War.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Vault Toilet
Know Before You Go
  • Campground gate is closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

PENDLETON BEND
426 HIGHWAY 212 EAST
DUMAS  AR  71639

Phone Number:

Information:  (870)548-2291