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Camping: Arkansas > Ozark-St. Francis National Forests > Pleasant Hill Ranger District

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Ozone Campground

Length of Stay: 14 Days Campground
Length of Stay: Day use only Picnic site
Number of Sites: 8 Campsites
Reservation Status: Accepted Only necessary for the picnic pavilion




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General Description

The Ozone campground is located in the northwestern portion of the state inside a forest of tall pine timber. Camping includes 8 family units for recreational vehicle and tent usage, with no hookups. Chemical toilets, running (but non potable) water is available, picnicking, hiking access to the Ozark Highlands Trail, and a 60-person picnic shelter highlight this area. Shelter amenities include 8 tables with room for 2 wheelchairs at each table, one large group charcoal grill and two 8 foot long serving counters with electric outlets but no electric lights. (reservations are taken but not necessary for the shelter). Camp trailers allowed, but no special facilities are available. Hunting is also available when in season.
This is a good rest stop for visitors traveling between Branson, Missouri, or Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Directions from Clarksville: Take Arkansas Hwy. 21 (paved) north for 18 miles. Negotiable by camping trailer rigs.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round (NOTE: Once the site of the old Ozone Civilian Conservation Corps Camp.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Pavilion Call for Current Fee
Campground Call for Current Fee



Current Conditions & Trip Reports

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Filed By: Rhonda (Mounds, OK)
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Ozone is a great place to camp if you like the seclusion of the forest. The campsites are well maintained and firewood is easily attainable. There are a few trails to hike down with differing degrees of difficulty.
Conditions: Watch out for ticks and poison ivy.
Water Availability: Bring your own water.



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking
Yes
ICON Camping Ozone Campground
Yes
ICON Group Picnicking
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Access to Ozark Highlands Hiking Trail
Yes
ICON Hunting In season
Yes



Related Activities
Little Piney Creek - Little Piney Creek is 10 miles in length and hosts a variety of fish including: Smallmouth Bass, Shadow Bass and Green Sunfish.

Mulberry River (Pleasant Hill Ranger District sect - This river is classified as a Wild and Scenic River, is canoe accessible and offers some good fishing.

Ozark Highlands Trail - Located in the northwestern area of the state, the Ozark Highlands Trail is a 165 mile hiking trail that crosses the Ozark National Forest and is recognized as one of the most scenic trails in the United States.



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Visitor Information:

Pleasant Hill Ranger District, Hwy 21 North, P.O. Box 190 , Clarksville, AR, 72830, Phone: 501-754-2864

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