14 Parks near West Memphis, Arkansas
Oct 2016 - $30.00
The drive into the park is through an industrial part of West Memphis, but once you drive over the levee and into the wooded park, it is another world. You are right on the bank of the Mississippi. There are 3 parking areas; two along the river out in the open and a third set back in the trees. We stayed in the trees for the cool shade with full hookups and it was a little quieter since the tug boats on the river can be a bit noisy. Our only complaint was that most of the interior roads are gravel and can get a bit dusty. We ended up staying 3 days and visiting Beale Street and Graceland. We would definitely go back when in the Memphis area. - pklhead2
Oct 2016 - $25.00
Price reflects back row in the woods farthest away from the river. Easy access from I40 and I55. Neat to see tug boats and barges go up and down the river. No cable but decent OTA. Okay Verizon signal. Some sites have concrete pads while others are gravel. - Bobco
Oct 2016 - $40.00
Our first time here - have tried to visit previously but flooding along the Mississippi caused us to change our plans.
This park is right on the bank and the front rows offer excellent views of the river traffic. It was a little scary following the road over the levee to the campground - it was in very rough condition. But once in the campground the roads were fine and very easy to navigate.
We would definitely come here again! - MerBee
May 2014 - $17.00
We camped here because we couldn't find any campgrounds available. Didn't have reservations. Called at night, lady answered. Waited for us. Nice older lady trying to run park alone. She needs help. Didn't see anyone else there. Were a couple of autos next to older looking campers. Couldn't use bath house, really nasty. Also really close to highways. Didn't bother me, but my sister couldn't sleep. Did look like a bad neighborhood. A dilapidated/vacant motel or apartment bldg,right in front of campground . Sign said 'Good Sam'. But it isn't. On the bright side, the WiFi was EXCELLENT! Fastest I've ever encountered. Lady was real nice, friendly. - ParisMarie7
May 2012 - $28.00
This is an older park but it was secure, the park no longer honors Good Sam nor do they take credit cards. But, the attendant was nice, showed us to our site, even offered to show us around town. Although close to the highway the noise wasn't too bad. The sites are level, 50 AMP service and for the price it's hard to beat. We would stay here again. These are nice people. - Jim Tadlock
Sep 2011 - $29.00
This park has recovered from the flood. Extremely helpful owner and staff. Many concrete pads right on the Mississippi River where you can watch the barges travel by. Clean, Good 50 amp power and free Wi-Fi. Very convenient to downtown Memphis right across the I-40 bridge. This will be my choice for a campground in the Memphis area. - spitfirepete
Aug 2016 - $20.00
This State Park was OK with exception of the site assigned to us was very rough and not level. We did move after getting permission but since the park was only 25% full we felt they could have put us in a decent site to start with. The bathrooms and showers were not good and this is probably due to not being kept up but also a real lack of attention by the camp host. We would think twice about staying there again. - Stan from idaho
Jun 2016 - $20.00
Great place. The ranger office was closed, but a ranger nearby told us where to find the campground manager. We were allowed to check in early, and were offered other sites as there were openings and people had previously complained about the site we were assigned. Bathrooms, showers, laundry, an ice machine, and a playground. - charles_from812
Jun 2016 - $28.00
Arrival: Approach from the north (most common) has many chuck-holes and RR tracks. The registration office is separate from the campground. The park itself has tight spots but is passable. Limited parking for rigs, but it is capable. They close at 4:30 PM so if you're late, you'll have to pull in and then go back in the morning.
Sites: Use caution with all the sites, especially the pull-thru's -- they are short. Don't expect to park more than your rig. Expect gravel sites and limited area. Water and electric on some sites are at the rear so front tanks require longer hoses.
Restrooms: Dirty. Open shower plan that only those that are brave enough to use. Trash and bugs prevail.
Cost: $28. 10% Good Sam's discount. Survivable for a short stay.
Local Area: Just outside Memphis. You'll have to drive through some very unsavory neighborhoods between all the attractions, but main roads seem safe enough.
Internet: None. Sketchy cell-coverage due to location and surrounding trees. Not sure about satellite, but there are no clear-view sites for your dish to have easy access.
Other: Bugs! Get used to it... it's the south. Between the bugs, the shrubs, and the location it just doesn't make a visitor want to visit again. Staff seemed to care less...about everything. Lots of "killer" dogs including the camp host that drives around in his Gator with a pit bull... that's comparatively well behaved. When we were there the numerous "killer" dogs of the other guests made us quite uneasy. Will not stay there again. - JC Penny
Sep 2016 - $47.00
I'm not at all sure why this KOA only rates a 7. It's one of the better parks I've utilized on this cross-country journey. It is clean, well treed with amply spaced and adequate length individual sites. The hosts were friendly and helpful. The BBQ was good (although the portions for the sides were more than a bit small). Wi-Fi signal is strong with fast internet access. Even in the prime evening hours access to Google Maps was quick. I was able to view a couple of Youtube videos also. Gnats were a distraction in the evening. There are rice fields nearby that can harbor mosquitoes, but the park has a great many Purple Martin nest boxes to help combat these pests. The park is a reasonable distance from the various attractions in Memphis itself and there is a shuttle bus service available for those that do not wish to drive their own vehicle. The park is a good overnight stop and/or a place to stay for a few days while enjoying the areas attractions. - Retired-n-Roamin
Sep 2016 - $47.00
This is a very nice campground. There is lots of well kept grass, mature trees, and sizeable level sites. It is an easy drive to downtown Memphis. The office staff was very nice and helpful. The only downside is the truck noise from the close highway and the train whistles from the nearby tracks. We kept the air-conditioners on at night so they didn't impact our sleep. We would definitely return here. - Dapper
Sep 2016 - $47.00
The park advertised free cable TV. I stopped as I wanted to watch the football game. The cable TV channels were limited, quality was good, but they did not have the channel for the game. Was escorted to my site by park personnel. Site was clean, table, but no fire ring. Was not a good value for the nightly fee charged of $47.00. Food service is available for evening meal and breakfast. - Sunchaser v
Oct 2016 - $42.00
It was a very convenient place to see what we wanted to see. - BJ&ME
Sep 2016 - $42.00
Wonderful! The park is neat and clean, staff is very accommodating and pleasant. Nice site, full hookups, even daily trash pick up at your site. Would easily stay again when in Memphis. - ElsieS
Jul 2016 - $48.00
This campground is perfect for visiting Graceland. Pool was clean. Water pressure was ok. Power was bad. At least twice the power went out on our row only. Front desk was little help when it happened after maintenance left for the night. Finally got fixed but couldn't leave the camper long because you couldn't trust the pets would be cooled. Campground has a security check point on way in. - SouthernMdtravelers
Oct 2015 - $40.00
Well I made a reservation at the wrong place. For $5 more a night I could have stayed at a much nicer park. Full hook ups 50 amp , water sewer and a WiFi that is pretty good. Nice people here but park needs major work.
Site was fairly level and owner picked one to get good satellite but I don't think they know I need a clear shot due south and there is a big old beautiful oak tree right in the path. Good news pulled in 20 stations or so of antenna. I would not stay here again. - signaloil
Sep 2015 - $32.00
This is an old park and it shows its age, but not in a bad way, just a little rough around the edges. The owners are very nice people. They compensate for the size of the sites by limiting occupation to every other site, which works well, giving every one a bit of grass and comfortable picnic table space and ample parking. Very dog friendly, with lots of nice walking and play areas. The neighborhood has its noisy moments, but it IS in town and I'm here on a weekend. - Spike in FL
Aug 2015 - $45.00
Rate was for 3 Adults. Great location right there at Heartbreak Hotel and Graceland. Have stayed before and always chose this location to do our sightseeing. Good pool, excellent wi-fi but poor TV channels. Mens bathrooms were good but ladies showers were disgusting with sewer bugs flying around and grout all out of the tiles. A definite health risk. They need to be renovated immediately. Good laundry. Shuttle bus to town available from the Heartbreak Hotel. We stayed one week before Elvis Week so was busy with impersonators performing in the marquee by the Boulevarde. Great atmosphere. We stayed in 38ft motorhome with tow. - OzFrosty
Jan 2015 - $38.00
Very expensive for what is there- no pool, mostly permanent camper trailers, evidently it is on the flight path to Memphis airport - from 4:00am to 7:00am continually landing flights every 4-5 minutes ! - User2272
Oct 2013 - $29.00
We decided to try this park for a change of pace from the other area parks we have stayed in over the years. It was the last week of October and the park was almost full of extended stay customers. I saw only a couple empty sites and noticed no other customers who appeared to be transients. We had a fairly level, FHU, pull-through with 60+ channel cable TV. There are 4 rows of sites in this park - the 2 outer rows are back-ins and the 2 inner rows are pull-throughs. Even though the sites are not that small, the park feels cramped because it is so full. I was unable to connect to their Wi-Fi. The office building contains a small laundry and two separate unisex bathrooms. There is no pool and I did not notice any other recreational facilities. No map of the park was given at check-in. Yes, there is a lot of airplane and jet noise. The park is behind some businesses on a commercial and retail road. There is a large supermarket across the street. This park is OK, but the Wi-Fi problem and noise are big negatives. - Jerry S
May 2013 - $30.00
In town, close to freeway, easy on/off. Paved roads with gravel sites and patios. Just long enough for our 37 foot m/h. Not too close to neighbors. Power was low at times, water and cell (AT&T) was good. Satellite friendly, shopping, restaurants close by. Airport nearby. LOT of noise at 3 - 4 in the morning (could not sleep throught it) and again at 3 - 4 in afternoon. OK park, but the plane noise will make us look elsewhere next time. - kmgulf
Jun 2016 - $20.00
This is a very beautiful park with lots of outdoor activities. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The campground sites are heavily wooded with lots of shade. Water pressure was very good at 60 lbs. Most sites on the interior loop seemed fairly level. All sites are paved pads, but most are built-up to make them semi-level and this causes a large step down to the unpaved area. The fire rings, picnic table and grill are mostly located to the rear of the sites.
There is absolutely no cell phone/data service at the park. We were OK with this, just be aware. The downside to this heavily wooded campground is the large mosquito population. Using mosquito spray did not seem to affect them, they came in droves. Opening the camper door briefly to get in or out resulted in a hunting expedition for the numerous mosquitoes that came in. The mosquitoes also invaded the bathrooms/showers. This required a dance to swat and shower. - GA Bob
Oct 2015 - $20.00
This is a beautiful state park about 25 minutes NW of Memphis. Our site (#25) was very large. All sites are heavily treed so I could not use my satellite. I got a decent selection of channels with the antenna. All interior roads in this 13,000 acre park are paved as are the parking slabs. To make the slab level the blacktop is raised about six inches above the rest of the site so that was a bit awkward. The park is on the Mississippi River although the drive to the boat ramp/river took 20 minutes. Also 20 minutes away (within the park) was a beautiful lake. There was no phone signal within the park on my Verizon iPnone and wifi is only available at the park office and parking lot in front of it. - RVerMJ
Mar 2015 - $23.00
This is a very quiet park that is several miles from anything. Besides hiking and relaxing, there isn't a whole lot to do at this park as the river is several miles away. The bathrooms were clean but could really use some updating. Just a few dollars worth of stall locks that lock and shower curtains that stay in place would make a big difference. Hanging your towel on a horizontal round peg is hard - how about some two dollar towel hooks that actually hold a towel! Note that there is some sort of pump right at Site 32 that makes a loud clicking noise several times when turning on. I recommend NOT CAMPING at or near Site 32 due to this noisy pump. The voltage at my site was pretty good. It would have been nice if the dirt and pavement at our site was at the same level so we didn't have such a large step when exiting the RV. Not all sites have this issue. Overall, this is a very nice and scenic park that is great for relaxing. - tundracamper
Oct 2016 - $54.00
This is absolutely the finest campground we have stayed at. The outstanding feature is the washroom and shower facility. Wow! The sites are pull thru and spacious with full hook ups. Easy to get to, short trip off the interstate and also close to WalMart.
I would say if you are going anywhere near Memphis or within 50 miles, definitely to there, the showers are worth the trip. I even took photos of the washrooms and shower just in case I could post them in a review.
We have stayed at other Jellystone Parks, but none are as nice as this one. - David34
Jun 2016 - $59.00
We have stayed here many times and have come to know what to expect. Clean park, paved roads and RV sites, and reliable services. This time around we did notice that the long-term resident population seems to have increased but it doesn't appear to have affected the park in a negative way so far. You can't go wrong here for a short stay. - Paul Goodspeed
May 2016 - $55.00
This is a very nice and well maintained RV park. We will return. Site was level, hookups worked great, wifi was acceptable. We were able to pickup lots of local digital TV stations on the antenna, but the cable has a wide variety of analog (no HD) channels. This is a great place for kids as they have an air filled jumping pad, two play grounds, and very nice pool. Our grand kids had a great time visiting us at Jellystone during our visit with them. The only drawbacks to the park are; people do not obey the 5 mph signs; people don't follow the one way signs; construction worker staying there coming and going all hours of the night on weekends in loud trucks, daily Memphis airport traffic at 4:00 AM; the rates charged for camping; no discounts of any kind not even military. While the park is very nice and well located, it is quite high. As long as you can handle these things, it's a great place to stay. - Sigohigo
Oct 2016 - $40.00
As detailed in previous reviews this is a very clean, well maintained RV park. The sites are a bit close together but angled in such a way that the closeness is not a problem. Large rigs with a toad will find some of the corners a bit tight but doable. The utilities are at the rear quarter of the site and require long hoses for the sewer and water if towing. Cable is available with 27 somewhat grainy stations. Satellite can be done from any site and OTA produced 18 digital channels. The WIFI is totally useless as it keeps dropping you after a few minutes of connection, or it will not let you connect with the internet at all. As mentioned in another review the park sits in the departure path of two runways from Memphis Intl airport which can be quite annoying. All in all the nightly rate is a bit high. - lllkrob
Sep 2016 - $40.00
We stopped here for an overnight on our way south and were quite impressed. Here are my notes from this park:
- The park features concrete sites, many of which are level (some not so much).
- The water connection is a bit low to the ground, but workable.
- We used 20' of sewer hose, as the connection was near the back.
- The park is neat and clean with very few signs of trashy campers.
- Roads are paved and easily accessible. It is easier if you disconnect your car in front of the office.
- The playground was small but adequate. Our son enjoyed it.
- Pool was very nice and clean. There was a separate enclosed hot tub, which we didn't use.
- The park is located at the back of a subdivision, and we felt quite safe.
- The staff and other RVers were friendly.
- Grass was very green and well maintained.
We look forward to returning to this first class park to stay a bit longer. - dad2aprincess
Sep 2016 - $43.00
Nightly rate was $45. Discounted $5 for military retired. Added $3 for third adult in our party. Excellent amenities, service, landscaping, large dog park area. All roads and sites are paved and level. Everything is very well maintained. Did not use the workout area as it is across the street from the office/pool/showers, in the other half of the RV park. IF there was a complaint, it would be the lack of shade (trees). But, the staff is working on that, too...saplings are planted at nearly every site. Right now, this park is PERFECT for an overnight stop, or jumping off point for day trips into the Memphis area. From what I could see, not much for kids to do, except the pool. No campfires due to ordinances. And, to show you how reviews are in the eye of the beholder, my wife noted that the park is just across I-55 from the flight path into Memphis Intl Airport; said she heard airplanes "all night long" -- I didn't hear a thing! - Rokitman