Camping is an inexpensive and enjoyable way to vacation. Great for families, camping offers a wide variety of activities from fishing and hiking to simply sitting and enjoying nature. Whether you prefer to take an RV or camper or rough it in a tent, Mountain View, Arkansas, located off Highway 9 amid the Ozark Mountains, offers several different family camping spots.
Sylamore Creek Camp
Five miles north of downtown Mountain View, Sylamore Creek Camp (sylamorecreek.com) offers cabin rentals, tent sites and RV sites with full hookups, Internet and cable available. The campground offers a well-stocked camp store that sells bait, tackle and fishing gear, as well as cold drinks and other necessities. Situated right on the banks of Sylamore Creek, fishing is abundant and swimming is available.
Ozark RV Park
Ozark RV Park (ozarkrvpark.com) is located right next to the Ozark Folk Center and offers walk-through access to the center. The park is open from March 1 to Dec. 1 and is just three-quarters of a mile from downtown Mountain View. Campers can choose from full hookups or primitive campsites and even have the option of wireless Internet and cable TV.
Whitewater RV Park
Just a few minutes from the Ozark Folk Center, the Whitewater RV Park (whitewaterrvpark.com) offers peaceful camping for both RVs and tents. Sites can be rented daily or monthly. Wireless Internet, cable TV and full hookups for RVs are available. Campers also have access to a bath house, a laundromat and camp store. Whitewater RV park also has a "pickin shed" in which all musicians are welcome to attend and play bluegrass and country music.
Holiday Mountain Resort
Located along the Sylamore Creek, Holiday Mountain Resort (holidaymtnresort.com) offers a wide variety of lodging options. There are cabins and chalets for rent, as well as tent camping sites and sites with water and electric hookups. Fishing, canoeing and hiking are among the on-site activities. The campground has its own pool, is open all year and offers opportunities for on-site RV storage. The Ozark National forest, Blanchard Springs Caverns and the Ozark Folk Center are in close proximity to the park.
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