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Gunner Pool Recreation Area

10 Reviews

About This Campground

The Gunner Pool Recreation Area offers a campground stretching along the scenic North Sylamore Creek. Campsites are shady and private, but have no electrical or water hook-ups. This recreation area is located within the Sylamore Wildlife Management Area. Hunting is permitted anywhere except within…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite

Reviews

10 Reviews of Gunner Pool Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 1
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Hasan A.
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2021

Phenomenal

This is one of the most beautiful campgrounds. Limited sites, but it sits right by the water. Definitely better for tents because RV's don't get water view.

If you hike through the rec pool area it will lead you to the lake for some private skinny dipping.

I look forward to being back there. In…

Crystal C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2021

Remote Inexpensive Camping Along Water

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While traveling through this portion of Arkansas I stumbled upon a small roadside for Gunner Pool Recreation Area just a short distance past Blanchard Springs.    3 miles down a gravel, but well maintained…

Lee D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2021

Basic but very quiet and peaceful

General: We were apprehensive about planning to stay at this campground as the nearby one in Blanchard Springs was closed, we could not make reservations, five of the 27 sites were closed due to potential flooding from Hurricane Laura, and access is via a three-mile winding dirt road (not…

  • Some sites had a direct view of the creek
  • Leaves were just beginning to change when we were there in October
Month of VisitNovember

Location

Gunner Pool Recreation Area is located in Arkansas

Directions

From Mountain View take Arkansas 14 west for 14.2 miles then right on Forest Service Road 1102 (gravel) for 3 miles. Not recommended for large trailers or Recreation Vehicles (RVs)

Coordinates

35.99436691 N
92.21181655 W

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