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Places to Camp near Greers Ferry Lake

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    1.

    John F Kennedy

    22 Reviews
    48 Photos
    108 Saves
    Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas

    Overview

    John F. Kennedy Park is located on the Little Red River just downstream of Greers Ferry Dam in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas. In his last major appearance before his death, President John F. Kennedy stood on a flag-draped platform overlooking the just-completed Greers Ferry Dam and spoke of the prosperity the lake would bring to the region.Today, a million visitors flock yearly to the scenic waters for family camping, fishing, boating and hiking.

    Recreation

    Greers Ferry Lake is an outdoor enthusiasts' dream, with boating, sailing, water skiing, swimming, scuba diving and fishing opportunities. Hikers enjoy the area's three National Nature Trails and one multi-purpose, fitness trail.The William Carl Garner Visitor Center is just west of the dam, with exhibits, a children's touch table, and a replica of the world record 40 lb. 4 oz. brown trout caught in the Little Red River downstream of the center.

    Facilities

    Greers Ferry Lake is an outdoor enthusiasts' dream, with boating, sailing, water skiing, swimming, scuba diving and fishing opportunities. Hikers enjoy the area's three National Nature Trails and one multi-purpose, fitness trail.The William Carl Garner Visitor Center is just west of the dam, with exhibits, a children's touch table, and a replica of the world record 40 lb. 4 oz. brown trout caught in the Little Red River downstream of the center.

    Natural Features

    A dense mix of red cedar, black gum, red oak, elm, pecan and sweet gum trees forest the area, providing shade in the summer months and beautiful fall colors in autumn. Wildlife is plentiful around Greers Ferry Lake. Visitors commonly see white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, rabbits, squirrels and a wide variety of birds.

    contact_info

    For local information, please call (501) 250-0481 or call (501) 362-2416 for general information.

    Nearby Attractions

    With over 30,000 acres of water surface, the lake serves as a playground for all kinds of water sports. Eighteen parks around the shoreline provide modern campgrounds, boat ramps, swim areas and marinas. The Greers Ferry National Fish Hatchery, in Heber Springs, located below the dam, offers free tours. Built in 1965, the hatchery produces about one million rainbow trout a year for restocking the Little Red and other Arkansas streams.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $24 - $28 / night

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    Camper-submitted photo from Woolly Hollow State Park — Wooly Hollow State Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from Woolly Hollow State Park — Wooly Hollow State Park
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    3.

    Heber Springs

    12 Reviews
    35 Photos
    73 Saves
    Heber Springs, Arkansas

    Overview

    Heber Springs Park is located on Greers Ferry Lake in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas. The environment provides the ideal location for family camping, fishing, boating and hiking.

    Recreation

    Greers Ferry Lake is an outdoor enthusiasts' dream, with boating, sailing, water skiing, swimming, scuba diving, and fishing opportunities. Hikers enjoy the area's three National Nature Trails and one multi-purpose, fitness trail.The William Carl Garner Visitor Center is just west of the dam, with exhibits, a children's touch table, and a replica of the world record 40 lb. 4 oz. brown trout caught in the Little Red River downstream of the center.

    Facilities

    This campground offers 114 sites, 95 of which have electrical hookups. Additional amenities include flush and vault toilets, showers, a dump station, playground and a boat ramp.

    Natural Features

    Greers Ferry Lake is known for it's deep, clean waters. The visibility is so clear, scuba diving is a popular pastime.A dense mix of red cedar, black gum, red oak, elm, pecan and sweet gum trees forest the area, providing shade in the summer months and beautiful fall color in autumn. Wildlife is plentiful around Greers Ferry Lake. Visitors commonly see white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, rabbits, squirrels and a wide variety of birds.

    contact_info

    For local information, please call (501) 250-0485 or call (501) 362-2416 for general information.

    Nearby Attractions

    With over 30,000 acres of water surface, the lake serves as a playground for all kinds of water sports. Eighteen parks around the shoreline provide modern campgrounds, boat ramps, swim areas and marinas.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $20 - $24 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Blanchard Springs Campgrounds
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    4.

    Blanchard Springs Campgrounds

    24 Reviews
    101 Photos
    259 Saves
    Fifty-Six, Arkansas

    Overview

    Blanchard Springs Recreation Area is located in the scenic Ozark National Forest. The Ozark Mountains are known for beautiful "rolling" hills, hidden caverns, waterfalls and clear flowing streams. Examples of early Ozark culture and music can be found throughout the region. Blanchard recreation area is a great starting point for an Ozark adventure.

    Recreation

    Trout fishing is available on nearby Mirror Lake. Other popular activities in the Blanchard area include mountain biking, hiking and swimming.

    Facilities

    Trout fishing is available on nearby Mirror Lake. Other popular activities in the Blanchard area include mountain biking, hiking and swimming.

    Natural Features

    The facilities are near picturesque rock bluffs and crystal clear streams. Sites are well shaded by stately yellow pine trees.

    Nearby Attractions

    Blanchard Springs Caverns offers tours, exhibits and family activities. North Sylamore hiking trail follows the scenic Sylamore creek for 25 miles and connects to the Ozark Highland trail. Mountain biking is available on 50 miles of the Syllamo Mountain Bike Trail.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $15 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from COE Greers Ferry Lake Old Highway 25 Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Greers Ferry Lake Old Highway 25 Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Greers Ferry Lake Old Highway 25 Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Greers Ferry Lake Old Highway 25 Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Greers Ferry Lake Old Highway 25 Campground
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    5.

    COE Greers Ferry Lake Old Highway 25 Campground

    13 Reviews
    22 Photos
    15 Saves
    Heber Springs, Arkansas

    Overview

    Old Highway 25 Park is located on Greers Ferry Lake in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas. The environment provides the ideal location for family camping, fishing, boating and hiking.

    Recreation

    Greers Ferry Lake is an outdoor enthusiasts' dream, with boating, sailing, water skiing, swimming, scuba diving and fishing opportunities. Hikers enjoy the area's three National Nature Trails and one multi-purpose fitness trail. The William Carl Garner Visitor Center is just west of the dam, with exhibits, a children's touch table, and a replica of the world record 40 lb. 4 oz. brown trout caught in the Little Red River downstream of the center.

    Facilities

    This campground offers 116 sites, 80 of which have electric hookups. One large non-electric group campsite is available as well. Additional amenities include flush and vault toilets, showers, a dump station, picnic shelter, swimming beach and a boat ramp.

    Natural Features

    A dense mix of red cedar, black gum, red oak, elm, pecan and sweet gum trees forest the area, providing shade in the summer months and beautiful fall colors in autumn. Wildlife is plentiful around Greers Ferry Lake. Visitors commonly see white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, rabbits, squirrels and a wide variety of birds.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Greers Ferry National Fish Hatchery, in Heber Springs, located below the dam, offers free tours. Built in 1965, the hatchery produces about one million rainbow trout a year for restocking the Little Red and other Arkansas streams.

    contact_info

    For local information, please call (501) 250-0483 or call (501) 362-2416 for general information.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $20 - $24 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Sugar Loaf
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    6.

    Sugar Loaf

    7 Reviews
    25 Photos
    48 Saves
    Higden, Arkansas

    Overview

    Sugar Loaf Park is located on Greers Ferry Lake in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas. The environment provides the ideal location for family camping, fishing, boating and hiking.

    Recreation

    Greers Ferry Lake is an outdoor enthusiasts' dream, with boating, sailing, water skiing, swimming, scuba diving and fishing opportunities. Sugar Loaf Mountain Island National Nature Trail is adjacent to the campground, on an island within the lake. The trail must be accessed by boat, but visitors who tackle the 1.5-mile hike reach levels 1,001 ft. above sea level, providing impressive panoramic views of the surrounding lake and countryside.

    Facilities

    Greers Ferry Lake is an outdoor enthusiasts' dream, with boating, sailing, water skiing, swimming, scuba diving and fishing opportunities. Sugar Loaf Mountain Island National Nature Trail is adjacent to the campground, on an island within the lake. The trail must be accessed by boat, but visitors who tackle the 1.5-mile hike reach levels 1,001 ft. above sea level, providing impressive panoramic views of the surrounding lake and countryside.

    Natural Features

    A dense mix of red cedar, black gum, red oak, elm, pecan, and sweet gum trees forest the area, providing shade in the summer months and beautiful fall colors in autumn. Wildlife is plentiful around Greers Ferry Lake. Visitors commonly see white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, rabbits, squirrels and a wide variety of birds.

    contact_info

    For local information, please call (501) 654-2267 or call (501) 362-2416 for general information.

    Nearby Attractions

    With over 30,000 acres of water surface, the lake serves as a playground for all kinds of water sports. Eighteen parks around the shoreline provide modern campgrounds, boat ramps, swim areas and marinas.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $22 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Dam Site(greers Ferry)
    Camper-submitted photo from Dam Site(greers Ferry)
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    7.

    Dam Site(greers Ferry)

    8 Reviews
    28 Photos
    31 Saves
    Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas

    Overview

    Dam Site Park is located at Greers Ferry Dam at the foot of Round Mountain in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas. The environment provides the ideal location for family camping, fishing, boating and hiking.

    Recreation

    Greers Ferry Lake is an outdoor enthusiasts' dream, with boating, sailing, water skiing, swimming, scuba diving and fishing opportunities. Hikers enjoy the area's three National Nature Trails and one multi-purpose fitness trail.The William Carl Garner Visitor Center is just west of the dam, with exhibits, a children's touch table, and a replica of the world record 40 lb. 4 oz. brown trout caught in the Little Red River downstream of the center.

    Facilities

    This large campground offers 211 sites, 131 of which offer electric hookups, with 40 having water and electric hookups.Additional amenities include flush and vault toilets, showers, a dump station, playground, marina, swimming area and a boat ramp.

    Natural Features

    A dense mix of red cedar, black gum, red oak, elm, pecan and sweet gum trees forest the area, providing shade in the summer months and beautiful fall colors during autumn. Wildlife is plentiful around Greers Ferry Lake. Visitors commonly see white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, rabbits, squirrels and a wide variety of birds.

    contact_info

    For local information, please call (501) 362-5233 or call (501) 362-2416 for general information.

    Nearby Attractions

    With over 30,000 acres of water surface, the lake serves as a playground for all kinds of water sports. Eighteen parks around the shoreline provide modern campgrounds, boat ramps, swim areas and marinas.__ The William Carl Garner Visitor Center is just west of the dam, with exhibits, a children's touch table, and a replica of the world record 40 lb. 4 oz. brown trout caught in the Little Red River downstream of the center. The Greers Ferry National Fish Hatchery, in Heber Springs, located below the dam, offers free tours. Built in 1965, the hatchery produces about one million rainbow trout a year for restocking the Little Red and other Arkansas streams.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $24 - $150 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Buffalo Point — Buffalo National River
    Camper-submitted photo from Buffalo Point — Buffalo National River
    Camper-submitted photo from Buffalo Point — Buffalo National River
    Camper-submitted photo from Buffalo Point — Buffalo National River
    Camper-submitted photo from Buffalo Point — Buffalo National River
    Camper-submitted photo from Buffalo Point — Buffalo National River

    8.

    Buffalo Point — Buffalo National River

    30 Reviews
    139 Photos
    221 Saves
    Cozahome, Arkansas

    Overview

    Buffalo Point is a convenient, fun-filled destination for families and adventurists of all types. It's perched along the Buffalo National River, providing exciting river sports and hiking opportunities. In peak season, a restaurant is open at the facility, serving up meals for those who want a break from preparing them.

    Recreation

    The wild river is a gathering place for water activities. Many campers spend their days fishing, hiking, canoeing or kayaking. Evenings are ideal for gathering next to the fire to revamp for another great day out on the river.

    Facilities

    The wild river is a gathering place for water activities. Many campers spend their days fishing, hiking, canoeing or kayaking. Evenings are ideal for gathering next to the fire to revamp for another great day out on the river.

    Natural Features

    The campground is set along Buffalo National River, one of the few free-flowing rivers remaining in the contiguous United States. The river runs 135 miles without dams and cuts through the Arkansas Ozarks and into the White River. The region is surrounded by droves of lush hardwood trees and grassy open meadows.

    Nearby Attractions

    Two popular attractions within the Buffalo Point Area are the Indian Rockhouse Trail and the Rush Historic District. Rush was a zinc mining community until the zinc market collapsed and the settlement was deserted. Tours about the town's history are available. Buffalo Point is the former Buffalo River State Park developed in the 1930's as project of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Blanchard Springs Caverns, an extraordinary living cave, is a one-hour drive from Buffalo Point.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Please see the Recreation.gov Rules and Reservation Policies.__

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from COE Greers Ferry Lake Devil's Fork Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Greers Ferry Lake Devil's Fork Campground
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    9.

    COE Greers Ferry Lake Devil's Fork Campground

    5 Reviews
    31 Photos
    8 Saves
    Higden, Arkansas
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $17 - $22 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Gunner Pool Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Gunner Pool Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Gunner Pool Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Gunner Pool Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Gunner Pool Recreation Area
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    10.

    Gunner Pool Recreation Area

    13 Reviews
    64 Photos
    162 Saves
    Fifty-Six, Arkansas

    Overview

    This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the Recreation.gov mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature. If this option is available, you will need to first download the free Recreation.gov mobile app https://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

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    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
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