Native Nations Day Camp at Lake Dardanelle State Park

This day camp will include learning about the Native American tribes that once inhabited the area surrounding Lake Dardanelle. We will also learn some of the skills needed for daily life for these tribes. There will lots of outdoor fun and activity such as fishing and kayaking as well. Register for Native Nations Day Camp and join the adventure.

Lake Dardanelle State Park will be holding a three day camp from Wednesday, July 10th –Friday, July 12th for ages 8-12. The camp includes activities, crafts, programs, and much more. The campers will meet at the visitor center at 9am each day and will be ready to be picked up there at 4pm. Lunch, snacks, and all materials will be included in the $65 registration fee.

The camp has limited space, so get your registration in early. The absolute latest you can register is July 5th (provided there is still space available). You may pick up a registration form at the Lake Dardanelle State Park Visitor Center, have it e-mailed or faxed to you.

Lake Dardanelle State Park is one of the 52 state parks administered by the State Parks Division of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The park offers two areas on 34,300-acre Lake Dardanelle. The Russellville (main park) and Dardanelle locations both offer camping, marinas, launch ramps, standard pavilions, picnic sites, restrooms, and bathhouses. Along with the visitor center and fishing tournament weigh-in pavilion, the Russellville area offers a barrier-free fishing pier and nature trail. Year-round interpretive programs are offered at the Russellville area.

To reach each park: 1) Russellville Area — Take Exit #81 (Ark. 7) off I-40 at Russellville. Turn south, then immediately turn west on Ark. 326 and go four miles; 2) Dardanelle Area — Go four miles west of Dardanelle on Ark. 22.

For more information about the Aquatic Conservation Experience Camp or any park events contact the park at (479)967-5516 or visit or