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HORSESHOE BEND, AR

part ofBeaver Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: HORSESHOE BEND
Status: Open through Thu Oct 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Horseshoe Bend Campground sits along the vast shores of Beaver Lake in the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, offering spacious and sunny campsites and an abundance of recreational activities.

Natural Features:

Towering limestone bluffs, natural caves and a variety of trees and flowering shrubs surround Horseshoe Bend Campground, making it an ideal retreat for outdoor enthusiasts.

Beaver Lake and Dam, completed in 1966, was constructed in the White River Basin and boasts 449 miles of beautiful shoreline at the top of the conservation pool.

Although the dam was originally built for flood control, hydroelectric power and public water supply, it has also created a popular recreational oasis.

Recreation:

Fishing opportunities are plentiful near Horseshoe Bend Campground. Beaver Lake has more than 28,000 surface acres of water, and anglers can try their luck at catching large and small-mouth bass, crappie, bream, white bass, stripers, and channel or spoon-bill catfish. Just below the dam, the cold waters of the upper White River provide a perfect habitat for pole-bending rainbow and record-size German brown trout.

Several trails snake throughout the Ozark Mountains, offering peaceful hiking, biking and wildlife viewing opportunities for visitors.

Hunters will find game plentiful in northwest Arkansas. A mixture of hardwood and evergreen forest provides a good home to many different species of wildlife. While Beaver Lake is conveniently located near several population centers, within a short driving distance hunters can find remote areas filled with upland game animals such as deer, rabbits and squirrels.

Many other sports and activities await campers, including boating, swimming, picnicking, scuba diving, water skiing, spelunking and sightseeing.

Facilities:

Horseshoe Bend Campground has large campsites with plenty of shade and room for activities, and is steps away from the lake shore. Fire rings, picnic areas, drinking water and flush toilets all make for a comfortable camping getaway.

There are also three large group picnic areas available, perfect for large parties and family get-togethers.

Nearby Attractions:

Several marinas are located around the lake, offering groceries, fuel, boat rentals and storage, fishing guides and camping supplies. Click here for more information.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • Dock
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Marina
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Trails
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • There is a fee of $4 per vehicle
  • Please check in with camp host upon arrival

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.28667, -94.01944
36°17'12"N, 94°1'10"W

From Rogers, Arkansas, take Highway 94 East/New Hope Road for approximately 8 miles, and follow into Horseshoe Bend Park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

HORSESHOE BEND
16165 E. HWY 94
ROGERS  AR  72758

Phone Number:

Information:  (479)925-2561
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