Monday, April 8, 2024.
Southside Road and Brushy Road, Oden, Arkansas
Reserve your space today!
Tom Ellison Farm
246 and 364 Southside and 555 Brushy Road
Oden, Arkansas 71961

Open Friday, April 5th at 9AM and will close Wednesday, April 10th at Noon.

Looking for a breathtakingly beautiful place nestled in the Ouachita mountains of Arkansas to watch the Solar Eclipse of 2024?? THIS IS IT!! The Tom Ellison Farm is a hidden gem found in Montgomery county Arkansas- smack dab in the line of totality!! 4 minutes and 17 seconds of total darkness!!

This is a working cattle farm where our main crops are cattle and hay. We are wrapped by the Ouachita river and have some spectacular views of the mountains. We have decided to open our well manicured farm to campers, RVs and tents. We have a few tent only camping spots with direct water access to the Ouachita. These spots are covered with shade and trees. The rest of the farm is open pastureland with plenty of open sky for eclipse viewing!! But don't worry- there is plenty of open land for everyone to view the eclipse!! We do not plan to crowd our guests- spots will be well over 40 x 40.

We are charging a flat fee of $500. Gates will open Friday April 5, 2024 and close Wednesday April 10. This is primitive camping at its best. No water, electric or sewer.

Reservations may be requested by sending an email to This email is monitored daily and your request will be responded to within 48 hours. Please leave us a phone number so that we may contact you for payment and to answer any questions. Payment is to be made in full at time of reservation. No refunds. We will maintain your credit card on file and in the event of damages or extreme trash you could be charged additional fees.

Please Download, Sign and Email ( us the waiver.
No one will be allowed on the farm without a signed waiver on file.

We are in a very rural area but we do have a country store located about 2 miles down the road. Mena is 30 miles away and Hot Springs is 45 miles. Mount Ida has the nearest grocery store and is about 12 miles away. There is a dollar store about 5 miles away. We are located in a dry county.


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Rules and Regulations
Must be 18 years of age or older to make reservation. Must sign the waiver and release. Please pick up your trash and campfire remains. Pets are allowed but must be on a leash. No swimming in the pond. No atvs on the farm.


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