Lodging Update

farmhouse at dusk

Mather Lodge Dining Room with view


There are many lodging options at and around Petit Jean:

Click on the option you like, above. Then click on the large title headings below to go to a separate website for details on that option.

Petit Jean Mather Lodge
and State Park Cabins

Reservations 501-727-5431 or 800-264-2462

Before June 22, 2013:

Lodge rooms and cabins can be reserved 2 years in advance. Identify yourself as being with the McCabe Reunion.

After June 22, 2013:

Do not identify yourself as being with the McCabe Reunion.
(The park limits the amount of lodging that can be reserved by one group.)

Mather Lodge Entrance

Mather Lodge Entrance

Mather Lodge

Rates and Features

24 rooms, 6 doubles (4 people), 18 singles (2) people

  • Full service restaurant

  • Pool

2012 Rates $75/night double, $70 night single

A Petit Jean Cabin

State Park Cabins

Note that some cabins may not be the best choice for small children as they are located on high bluffs.  Be sure and ask when reserving a cabin.

State Park Cabins Rates and Features

Duplex Cabins – each unit sleeps 4, no kitchens, no pets

12 units (6 duplexes)   (#20 – 31)

2012 Rates $80/night

Fully equipped housekeeping cabins - most sleep 4, 2 are pet friendly

9 stand-alone (these are the original CCC cabins; they call these “rustic”)

5 duplexes (10 units)

2012 Rates $105/night

2 “honeymoon” cabins (with hot tub)

2012 Rates $180/night


After June 22, 2013:

RV and tent camping can be reserved up to 1 year in advance.

Group Camp Rates and Features

A great option for families that like to tent camp.  The camp is set up with pads, water, electric, and picnic tables.  It is right on the lake, with a private bathhouse.   50 people maximum.

2012 Rates $75/night total

Other Camping Rates and Features

125 Camping Sites, 33 pull-thru sites scattered in 4 areas throughout the park – each area has a bathhouse

1.      Class AAA w/50amps/S/water 2012 Rates $28/night

2.      Class B w/30 amps/water 2012 Rates $18/night

3.      Rally style (overflow) 2012 Rates $13/night

4.      2 Rent a Camp – shelter and camping equipment provided, including canoe 2012 Rates $50/night

5.      2 Rent a Teepee – Teepee and camping equipment provided, including canoe 2012 Rates $50/night

6.      Fly-In Campground available at Petit Jean State Park airport - call for rates

Tanyard Springs Cabin
Cabin at Tanyard Springs

Private Cabins - Tanyard Springs

Reservations 501-727-5200 or 888-TANYARD

After June 22, 2013:

Tanyard Springs cabins can be reserved 1 year in advance.

Most cabins sleep at least 4.  No pets.  All are located together and are less than a mile from the Lodge.  13 cabins, 1 large house.

2012 Rates Cabins $150/night

2012 Rates House $185/night

Rockefeller Institute

Rockefeller Institute at Petit Jean

Reservations 501-727-5435 or 866-972-7778

After January 22, 2014:

Rockefeller Institute houses can be reserved 6 months in advance.

After May 22, 2014:

Rockefeller Institute hotel rooms can be reserved 1 month in advance.

This is a corporate retreat/conference center about 1.5 miles from the Lodge.  81 hotel rooms, and 4, 3-bedroom houses.  This is a good option for last minute folks, large families who want to stay together, or those who want to stay in a hotel- like setting.  This center is situated on very nice grounds with a pool, recreation facilities and gardens. 

2012 Rates Hotel Rooms $150/night

2012 Rates Houses $180/night