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DAM SITE(GREERS FERRY), AR

part ofGreers Ferry Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Dam Site Campground 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.

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.

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 Gardner 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 252 sites, 40 of which have electric and water hookups, 108 have electric hookups, and 104 sites have no hookups.

Additional amenities include flush and vault toilets, showers, a dump station, playground, marina, swimming area and a boat ramp.

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.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Marina
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilets
  • Visitor Center
  • Water Hookups
Know Before You Go
  • No horses, livestock or exotic animals are allowed
  • If you arrive after the gatehouse is closed, proceed to your campsite and check-in the following morning
  • A picnic shelter is available for reservation for $175/day or $125/half-day; for more information call the Greers Ferry Lake Project Office at 501-362-2416
  • For more information on Greers Ferry Lake, please click Here
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
35.52194, -91.9975
35°31'19"N, 91°59'51"W

From Heber Springs, AR, take SR-25 3 miles north and follow signs to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

DAM SITE(GREERS FERRY)
315 Heber Springs Road North
HEBER SPRINGS  AR  72543

Phone Number:

Information:  (501)362-5233
William Carl Garner Visitor Center: 501-362-9067<br /> Greers Ferry Project Office: 501-362-2416

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