Best Camping near Searcy, AR

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Whether you're a tent camper, an RVer, or just passing through, Searcy, AR has a lot to offer. Searcy is filled with the activities, sights, and experiences to make everyone in your crew a happy camper. Find the best campgrounds near Searcy, plus reviews and photos from other campers like you.

Best Camping Sites Near Searcy, AR (91)

    Camper-submitted photo from John F Kennedy
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    1.

    John F Kennedy

    22 Reviews
    48 Photos
    109 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

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

    2.

    Woolly Hollow State Park — Wooly Hollow State Park

    21 Reviews
    67 Photos
    109 Saves
    Greenbrier, Arkansas

    Woolly Hollow State Park, near Greenbrier, AR, is a fantastic spot for a weekend getaway or a longer stay. This place has it all: beautiful scenery, well-maintained facilities, and plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. The campsites are paved, making them perfect for RVs and big rigs, and the bathhouse is centrally located for easy access.

    One of the standout features here is the lake, which offers swimming, fishing, and adorable pedal boats. The swim area is well-kept, and the park staff are friendly and helpful. If you're into hiking or biking, you'll love the trails. There's even a mountain biking trail that's suitable for kids and trail runners alike.

    For families, the park is a hit. There's a playground for the kids, and you can rent kayaks, canoes, or paddle boats. The lake is just the right size for kids to learn how to kayak. Plus, the park has a snack bar and a visitor's area, so you won't go hungry or run out of things to do.

    Pets are welcome, and there's a market on-site for any last-minute needs. The park is also big on cleanliness, with spotless grounds and well-maintained facilities. Whether you're into glamping, tent camping, or bringing your RV, Woolly Hollow State Park has got you covered.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    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
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Greers Ferry Lake Old Highway 25 Campground

    3.

    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

    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.

    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 Heber Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Heber Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Heber Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Heber Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Heber Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Heber Springs

    4.

    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

    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

    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.

    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.

    contact_info

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

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

    $20 - $24 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Maumelle Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Maumelle Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from Maumelle Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Maumelle Park

    5.

    Maumelle Park

    45 Reviews
    137 Photos
    175 Saves
    Maumelle, Arkansas

    Overview

    Maumelle Park Map Customer Comment Card Special Event Application HERE__ All Sites in the UAMS Medical Loop MUST have Approval from a Park Ranger and a Physician Prior to Making Reservations.

    Recreation

    The Nuttall Trail runs through the park, offering visitors hiking opportunities. Anglers will find a selection of crappie, bream, hybrid bass, white bass and more. A boat ramp is provided for campers to enjoy the river.

    Facilities

    The Nuttall Trail runs through the park, offering visitors hiking opportunities. Anglers will find a selection of crappie, bream, hybrid bass, white bass and more. A boat ramp is provided for campers to enjoy the river.

    Natural Features

    The campground is set on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, a series of navigation pools used to help ships navigate upstream toward Oklahoma. The Arkansas River is one of the Mississippi's largest tributaries, flowing 1,450 miles from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, through to Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Wintering eagles can be seen in large numbers along the Arkansas River. Most of these eagles migrate from Canada and the U.S. Great Lakes region.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Pinnacle Mountain State Park is just two miles from the campground. The 13 mountain trails here range from easy to strenuous, and each one promises captivating scenery. They also have several new mountain biking trails. See Pinnacle Mountain State Park for more information. Two Rivers Park is a city park that is also two miles form the campground. This park hase numerous hiking and biking trails, as well as, a bridge that connect the trails to the vast Arkansas River Trail. See Two Rivers Park and Arkansas River Trail__

    Charges & Cancellations

    Late Cancellations or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee. Once a reservation date has begun, customers cannot change a reservation using the online system or through the Call Center For specific information about fees and cancellations/Changes please visit: Rules and Regulations__

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

    $30 / night

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

    6.

    Dam Site(greers Ferry)

    9 Reviews
    30 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

    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 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 Little Creek RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Creek RV Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from Little Creek RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Creek RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Creek RV Park

    7.

    Little Creek RV Park

    3 Reviews
    14 Photos
    5 Saves
    Searcy, Arkansas

    Short or long-term camping spots with sewer, water, and electric hook ups. Two miles from Searcy. Super nice spots with concrete pads and both 30 or 50 amp service available.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $20 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Dam Site Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dam Site Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dam Site Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Dam Site Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dam Site Campground

    8.

    Dam Site Campground

    8 Reviews
    24 Photos
    34 Saves
    Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas

    This recreation area is part of Greers Ferry Lake

    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Beach
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    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Beach
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    9.

    Willow Beach

    22 Reviews
    52 Photos
    143 Saves
    Scott, Arkansas

    Overview

    Willow Beach Campground is located near the David D.Terry Lock and Dam of the Arkansas River. The wealth of recreational opportunities in the Arkansas River Valley provides visitors with endless fun for the whole family. Outdoor activities such as camping, picnicking, boating and sightseeing are favorite pastimes.

    Recreation

    Willow Beach has a boat ramp and offers excellent fishing, especially in the old river cutoffs and the tail-waters of the dam and Murry Lock and Dam upstream. Anglers often catch bass, crappie and bream in the Arkansas River. Hunting is available in nearby forests, and there is duck hunting on the waterways. On shore, families enjoy picnicking and using the playground.

    Facilities

    Willow Beach has a boat ramp and offers excellent fishing, especially in the old river cutoffs and the tail-waters of the dam and Murry Lock and Dam upstream. Anglers often catch bass, crappie and bream in the Arkansas River. Hunting is available in nearby forests, and there is duck hunting on the waterways. On shore, families enjoy picnicking and using the playground.

    Natural Features

    The park is in a forested area along the riverfront, close to the rolling fields of cotton farms. It is 193 feet above sea level; winters are generally mild and summer temperatures reach the upper 90s with high humidity. Red fox are frequently seen in the park, along with deer and armadillo, and numerous species of waterfowl live in the water and along the shores.

    Nearby Attractions

    Little Rock, the state capital and largest city of Arkansas, is just minutes away, offering groceries, gas, restaurants and tourist attractions.

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

    $26 - $75 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Red River Trout Dock
    Camper-submitted photo from Red River Trout Dock
    Camper-submitted photo from Red River Trout Dock
    Camper-submitted photo from Red River Trout Dock
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    10.

    Red River Trout Dock

    5 Reviews
    44 Photos
    17 Saves
    Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas

    Enjoy the tranquility of RV camping right on the Little Red River! We also offer daily boat rentals, cabin rentals and guide trips. Family owned and operated with friendly hometown service.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $45 - $500 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Searcy, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, Searcy, AR offers a wide range of camping options, with 91 campgrounds and RV parks near Searcy, AR and 6 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Searcy, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Searcy, AR is John F Kennedy with a 4.8-star rating from 22 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Searcy, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 6 free dispersed camping spots near Searcy, AR.

What parks are near Searcy, AR?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 15 parks near Searcy, AR that allow camping, notably Greers Ferry Lake and Ozark-St. Francis National Forests.