Daisy State Park RV & Campground Guide


Daisy State Park in Kirby, Arkansas is situated in the scenic foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, an east-west mountain range with lush biodiversity, sparkling lakes, and rich mineral deposits. Daisy State Park and its campground are located along the 7,000-acre Lake Greeson, with access to the Little Missouri River. This park is only 23 miles from Crater of Diamonds State Park, one of the few places in the world where you can hunt for genuine diamonds at their source and keep any that you find. Also, the historic bathhouses at Hot Springs National Park are fewer than 50 miles away. During summer, Daisy State Park offers free programs like guided hikes, crafts, and outdoor amphitheater events. In the off-season, it's a popular destination for hunting and target shooting.

Nearby Cities

  • Arkadelphia, AR

  • Hope, AR

  • Hot Springs, AR

  • Texarkana, AR

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Spring 41-79 F
Summer 66-91 F
Fall 40-84 F
Winter 30-55 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Daisy State Park

Campground Accommodations

Daisy State Park Campground

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: No

  • Wi-Fi: No

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Max RV length: 40 feet

  • Other amenities: Picnic areas, pavilion, playground, fire rings, picnic tables, potable water, restrooms, showers, dump station

Daisy State Park Campground

The campground at Daisy State Park offers 82 RV campsites with fire rings and picnic tables. The park service makes sure a dump station with potable water access is available. Six bathhouses are scattered throughout the park, holding both warm showers and restrooms with flush toilets. A visitor center greets guests at the park entrance and serves as the park office. Other facilities include a children’s playground, an interpretive center, and an amphitheater. Two boat ramps allow access to Lake Greeson and the Little Missouri River, which empties into the lake next to the park.

  • Water Hookup: Yes

  • Electric Hookup: 30 amps

  • Sewer Hookup: No

  • Wi-Fi Available: No

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Fee: $12 to $25 per night

Self Creek Campground

Self Creek Campground lies one mile west of Daisy State Park next to where Self Creek empties into the Little Missouri River. Self Creek Campground boasts 45 RV sites. Each site is 35 feet in width, more than enough to accommodate an RV along with a picnic table and fire ring. The sites are all paved, with six of the campsites accommodating pull-through RVs up to 65 feet, while the remaining 39 sites are back-in with a limited length of 35 feet. Self Creek Campground provides restrooms with flush toilets and warm showers for its guests. Fishing and swimming are the favorite activities of visitors. A boat ramp and playground are available to enhance the guests' experience. A boat rental service is offered for those interested in getting on Lake Greeson.

  • Water Hookup: Yes

  • Electric Hookup: 30/50 amp

  • Sewer Hookup: Yes, for one site

  • Wi-Fi Available: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Fee: $10 to $18 per night

Kirby Landing Recreation Area and Campground

Kirby Landing Recreation Area and Campground sits 11 miles south of Daisy State Park alongside Lake Greeson. There are 87 RV campsites with graveled access in the campground. Each site is 35 feet in width and includes a picnic table, a lantern pole, and a fire ring. Hot showers and clean restrooms with flush toilets are available for the comfort of visitors. Potable water is supplied at the dump station. Two boat ramps provide access to Lake Greeson for boats of any size. Fishing and swimming are the two main activities that people love to do at the campground. A boat rental service lets everyone enjoy time on Lake Greeson.

  • Water Hookup: Yes

  • Electric Hookup: 20/30 amp

  • Sewer Hookup: No

  • Wi-Fi Available: No

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Fee: $20 to $36 per night

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What to Do at
Daisy State Park

At Daisy State Park, you can enjoy biking, boating, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, fishing, and wildlife watching. You'll see breathtaking wildlife within the nearby Ouachita National Forest and among the long peninsulas and islands of Lake Greeson. You can also participate in water tours offered by Daisy State Park or have a picnic at a table while enjoying waterfront views. The Bear Cycle Trail is ideal for biking or riding ATVs, or you can take a break from the city and simply enjoy the peaceful solitude of the park.

Inside Daisy State Park

Fishing and hiking are the main activities that draw visitors to Daisy State Park. Lake Greeson is famous for its clear waters, which hold stripers, black bass, crappie, bream, catfish, white bass, and smallmouth bass, with northern pike, walleye, and rainbow trout stocked into the upper and lower reaches of the lake in the early spring and late fall. Two hiking and bicycling trails run through and around the park area. The three-quarter-mile Daisy Creek Trail meanders along the creek and near Lake Greeson with signs along the trail that point out the natural wildlife habitats. Bear Creek Cycle Trail goes for 31 miles; it links several parks in the area and is rated as strenuous. 


Fishing at Daisy State Park gives you a beautiful view of Lake Greeson, and you can catch white or black bass, crappie, catfish, or bluegill. While you can fish from a boat, angling directly from the lakeside is a popular option.

Nature Watching Nature Watching

You can spot impressive wildlife throughout the park. You'll see opossums, raccoons, cottontail rabbits, gray foxes, spiny soft-shell turtles, musk turtles, green herons, frogs, and white-tailed deer. The presence of bats, notably the cave myotis and Eastern red, adds to the park's biodiversity. Daisy State Park gives you many vantage points to see the wildlife clearly but from a safe distance.

Stargazing Stargazing

The Interpretive Center at Daisy State Park offers a free stargazing program. The park's interpreters explain the stars, constellations, and satellites.


The flowers and plants at the park include lakeside daisies and prairie plants along the limestone in meadow areas. A mix of hardwood and pine trees, including white oak and shortleaf pine, provide lots of shade.

Hiking Hiking

The Daisy State Park Loop trail spans 0.8 miles and offers breathtaking views of the park. It takes about 12 minutes to complete the hike, and the terrain doesn't present a significant challenge.


Daisy State Park offers rental boats and kayaks for guests who want to explore Lake Greeson. A well-maintained boat ramp near Lake Roosevelt provides easy water access.

Swimming Swimming

Lake Greeson features multiple designated swimming spots. There isn't a lifeguard on duty at the park, so if you have kids in your group, ensure they are supervised.


The Bear Cycle Trail offers a challenging ride for bicyclists. Both regular and mountain bikes are permitted on this trail. You should wear helmets and protective gear when riding on the trail and throughout the park.

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How to Get to
Daisy State Park

From the town of Daisy, take US-70, then turn onto East Park Road. Continue down East Park Drive until you reach the Daisy State Park entrance.

Entering Daisy State Park

The day pass to visit the park is $15. The parking lots are just off East Park Road toward the west end of the hiking trail.

Daisy State Park Entry Fee : $15.0

From relaxed stargazing to adrenaline-fueled biking, Daisy State Park offers a diverse selection of activities. Whether you're casting a line, watching the park's wildlife, or paddling on a kayak, this Arkansas state park promises an unforgettable experience.

Frequently Asked Questions About Daisy State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Daisy State Park?

This park and its campground are open year-round, so the best time to visit Daisy State Park depends on your activities of interest. The summer months are ideal for paddling, swimming, hiking, tubing, boating, and enjoying interpretative programs. However, if you want to fish, ride ATVs, hunt, or go target shooting, you should visit the park during the off-season.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Daisy State Park?

Daisy State Park is home to a multitude of wildlife. You can see opossums, raccoons, cottontail rabbits, grey foxes, spiny soft-shell turtles, green herons, frogs, and white-tailed deer. The park is also home to bats, including Eastern Red and myotis. Birders will enjoy spotting owls, songbirds, and waterfowl.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Daisy State Park?

Yes, Daisy State Park has a campground with 82 sites for RVs. Twenty-six of the RV sites have 50-amp hookups, and 56 of them have 30-amp hookups. All sites have a water hookup, a fire ring, a picnic table, and nearby restrooms.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Daisy State Park and what is the cost?

Reservations aren't required; however, booking a reservation is the best way to guarantee you'll have a campsite. During the peak season, the campground can reach maximum capacity quickly. Rates vary based on the RV camping site you choose. The nightly rate for a 30-amp site is $25, and $32 per night for a 50-amp site.

Are pets allowed at Daisy State Park?

Your pets are welcome at Daisy State Park. They are allowed on the park's hiking trails and roads. However, they must be on a leash, and you are responsible for cleaning up after your furry companions.