OVERVIEW Piney Bay Campground sits along Dardanelle Lake in western Arkansas. Campers come here to get a break from the city and take advantage of the ample swimming, boating and fishing opportunities. RECREATION Picnicking, boating and fishing are favorite pastimes. The lake is brimming with white bass, largemouth bass, bream, crappie and large catfish. FACILITIES Piney Bay offers 68 reservable campsites, all equipped with electric hookups, along with a large group picnic shelter and over 20 walk-in campsites. Campers enjoy hot showers, two boat ramps, a playground and a swim beach. NATURAL FEATURES Situated between the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests, Dardanelle Lake creates an excellent setting for nature lovers. The lake stems from the Arkansas River and spans 40,000 acres. Wooded area and hills surround the lake. The region is a favorite destination for bald eagles in wintertime. NEARBY ATTRACTIONS Bona Dea Trails and Sanctuary, with nearly 86 acres of wetlands and low woods, provide an ideal habitat for native wildlife. Visitors can explore the area on the six-mile trail system.