Crystal Springs Campground on lake Ouachita is open year round.
Phone Number for a Striped Bass Fishing Guide
Click To Call 1-501-318-3092
Crystal Springs is listed as one of the top ten fishing spots by ReserveAmerica, the United States' leading recreation reservation and campground management solutions provider.
Camping Reservations: 1-877-444-6777
Corps of Engineers Lake
Ouachita Field Office: Phone: 501-767-2101
Nice New Courtesy Dock in Place at the Crystal Springs Boat Ramp
16.8 miles west of Hot Springs on Highway 270 W,
then 1.5 miles north on
Crystal Springs Road.
Map out your directions on the Lake Ouachita Map by clicking on
the Crystal Springs icon.
Standard Electrical (63)
Tent Only Non-Electrical (11)
Concrete table, ground grill, pedestal grill, lantern post, shade.
Flush toilets, potable water, showers, boat ramp, trailer dump station, swim beach (2),
fish cleaning station,
Handicap accessible sites (# 22 and # 73).
Group Shelters Electric (2)
Restrooms and showers
will be available.
Springs Boat Ramp open all year.
Crystal Springs has the largest boat ramp on Lake Ouachita.
A fish cleaning station at the entrance of the parking lot at the ramp allows you to clean your fish with
The locations of the camping sites are user friendly with plenty of space.
Water hookups are available to every RV site.
A day use facility with a swim beach, two pavilions and a playground are
right outside of the camping area.
The Charlton trailhead, a four mile hiking/biking trail, begins at the
entrance of Crystal Springs Campground.
rent a Houseboat at
the Crystal Springs
Lake Ouachita has an abundance of bass, bream, crappie,
walleye, and catfish.
Known for their size and tackle busting runs
Striped Bass up to 50+ pounds roam the lake.
Catfish are plentiful ranging in sizes from 2 to 100+ pounds.
Guide Services are available for almost every species.
On the 1st of January 2012, the Friends
of Lake Ouachita had assumed the management of the Crystal Springs
On September 13, 2013 the Friends Of Lake Ouachita - Crystal
Springs Campground Management Agreement Changed after USACE Legal
Fees can no longer be retained by the non-profit, F.O.L.O.
association and used for operational and maintenance purposes.