Sam's Throne Recreation Area

Ozark National Forest

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Arkansas 123
Mount Judea, AR 72655
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GPS: 35.879, -93.0451

Last Price Paid: $0
Number of Sites: 15
Pad Type: dirt
Elevation: 2019 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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The Nerdy Nomads
26' Gulfstream Conquest 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Power Wagon
15 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

The Nerdy Nomads would stay here again

“A quick hike to some beautiful views.”

Reviewed Mar 08, 2018

Overall Rating

Big rigs beware if you are coming from the north. The road leading to Sam's Throne is not really suitable for any thing over 30 feet. There are a hand full of narrow switch backs and a pretty steep incline. The campground itself doesn't have much room for rigs bigger then 30 feet anyway.

If you are able to get up here, it is worth the trip. The sites themselves aren't much to look at but with just a short hike (less than an 1/4 mile), the views are really incredible This place seems to be popular with rock climbers and wilderness seekers alike.

Most sites are meant for tents but there are few that can handle smaller RV's. There are vault toilets located in the camping area.

We wanted to stay so much longer at this quiet location but had to hit the road again. We will be back!

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