Benton County Parks are open year-round, but please note the following restrictions and exceptions:
- Benton Beach campground opens May 12th, 2023 "All reservations (including shelters) for the 2023 season will be made and paid for Online".
- Click here to go to the Online reservation page.
- Rental facilities at Benton Beach including Lakeview Center and Shelters are currently not available for reservations until March 1st. Please keep in mind Benton County is taking all reasonable steps to ensure the rental facilities are open and accessible to you on the date of your reservation.
For more information on the Lakeview Center and Shelter reservations, please call 320-968-5292.
The County has a stated goal to develop, maintain and manage a County park, trail, and open space system to meet the needs of the community by utilizing various methods of fiscally responsible strategies. The County hopes to achieve this goal by:
- Enhancing and maintain the existing park system to meet the intergenerational needs of the community
- Ensure that there is a balance within the County park system that creates connections between rural and urbanizing areas of the County
- Take advantages of opportunities to acquire new park and open space areas; promote the development of trails
- Promote the sharing of facilities of recreational facilities and consider various funding options in acquisition of parkland
There are currently seven parks in the un-incorporated areas of Benton County consisting of approximately 354 acres with frontage on the Mississippi River and access onto Little Rock Lake. View a map of our parks (PDF).