Tompkins Bend Day-Use

Tompkins Bend Day-Use

The Tompkins Bend Day-Use location is in Mt. Ida, Arkansas
71957. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Tompkins Bend Day-Use facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

15 Tompkins Bend

Mt. Ida

Phone number


Campground information Mt. Ida, Arkansas


Tompkins Bend Day-Use Area on Lake Ouachita, is a great spot to getaway for the day. The combination of lush mountain scenery and wildlife, make this quiet location an ideal place for a family gathering, reunion, or group retreat. 

Click here for the Lake Ouachita Virtual Tour.


Water skiers, jet skiers and anglers can all enjoy the crystal clear waters of the lake, while hikers enjoy the campground’s location on the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT), which meanders across the south end of the lake.   

Wildlife enthusiasts can find everything from bobcats to black bears and deer in the forested mountains surrounding the lake, and Bald eagles are often spotted in winter.


The Day-Use Pavilion has electrical hook-ups, picnic tables, and lighting. Other amenities include a bathroom facility, a playground, and a grassy wooded scenic view.

Natural Features

Lake Ouachita is fed from the cool waters of the Ouachita River in central Arkansas. Surrounded by the Ouachita Mountains and National Forest, it’s crystal waters span over 40,000 acres and extend for 30 miles, making it the largest lake completely in the state of Arkansas.


This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (501) 767-2101.

Nearby Attractions

Head to Hot Springs National Park and discover how it earned the nickname, “The American Spa.” Or take a scenic drive through the 1.8 million-acres of Ouachita National Forest. Here, off-roading enthusiasts can take on the Wolf Pen Gap Off-Highway Vehicle Trail System.

Frequently Asked Questions About 15 Tompkins Bend Mt. Ida, AR

How do I make a reservation with Tompkins Bend Day-Use?

To make reservations at Tompkins Bend Day-Use, you can call the office at 501-767-2101.

Where is Tompkins Bend Day-Use located?

The Tompkins Bend Day-Use is located at 15 Tompkins Bend in Mt. Ida,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Tompkins Bend Day-Use have tent or RV camping?

Tompkins Bend Day-Use offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 501-767-2101 to make sure things haven’t changed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *