Joplin Camping and Recreation Area Lake Ouachita

From your campsite at the Joplin campgrounds you can enjoy a day boating or fishing on the 44,000 acres of crystal clear water, hike, swim or picnic at the designated beaches and picnic areas, or just sit back and enjoy a campfire or relax in the shade of your campsite.

Boat Ramp behind  Mt. Harbor Restaurant

Joplin is located on a peninsula - west of the Mt. Harbor resort.
Latitude 34.583475,  Longitude  -93.443034

Mailing Address: Joplin 303 Camp Road Rd.  Ida AR 71957
Phone Number: Information: (870) 867-4472

Joplin - 65 campsites

    24.3 miles west of Hot Springs on Highway 270W, then 1.9 miles north on  Mountain Harbor Road.
    Turn left at campground sign (straight will lead into the marina). 

    Campsite description:
    Concrete table, ground grill, pedestal grill, lantern post,  shade.
    Campsites are not level and caution is advised while establishing camp.  
    Not recommended for large trailers, large RV’s or units with “slide outs”

    Flush toilets, potable water, showers, boat ramp, trailer dump station, swim beach, fish cleaning station. 

    Nearby facilities: 
    Full service marina, boat rental, restaurant, pay phones, lodge, condominiums, meeting facility, horseback riding.


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