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HEBER SPRINGS, AR

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

Overview

Heber Springs Campground 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.

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.

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 campground offers 136 sites, 101 of which have electrical hookups. Additional amenities include flush and vault toilets, showers, a dump station, playground 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
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Entrance Station
  • Flush Toilets
  • General Store
  • Host
  • Marina
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Self Pay Station
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Spigot
Know Before You Go
  • Picnic shelters ranging from $30-50/day are available for reservation
  • 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):
35.50389, -92.06639
35°30'14"N, 92°3'59"W

From Heber Springs, AR, travel 2 miles west on SR-110, then .5 miles north on the paved access road. Follow signs to campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

HEBER SPRINGS
89 Park Road
HEBER SPRINGS  AR  72543

Phone Number:

Information:  (501)250-0485
William Carl Garner Visitor Center: 501-362-9067<br /> Greers Ferry Project Office: 501-362-2416

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