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STARKEY CAMPGROUND, AR

part ofBeaver Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: STARKEY CAMPGROUND
Status: Open through Tue Sep 02 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Starkey 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 Starkey 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 Starkey 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:

Starkey 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.

A boat ramp and playground make the area perfect for families and other large groups.

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
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fire Rings
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Hot Showers
  • Marina
  • Paved Parking
  • Playground
  • Trails
  • Water Hookups
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Ice Sales
  • Restaurant
Within 10 Miles
  • Hunting
Know Before You Go
  • There is a day use area available

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.39, -93.87693
36°23'24"N, 93°52'37"W

From Rogers, Arkansas, take Highway 62 east for approximately 28 miles. Turn right onto Highway 187 towards Beaver Dam and travel 5.5 miles. Turn right onto Mundell Road and follow it 3.9 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

STARKEY CAMPGROUND
4022 Mundell Road
Eureka Springs  AR  72631

Phone Number:

Information:  (479)253-5866
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