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SUGAR LOAF, AR

part ofGreers Ferry Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Closed through Mon Oct 20 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Sugar Loaf 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:

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.

Recreation:

Greers Ferry Lake is an outdoor enthusiasts' dream, with boating, sailing, water skiing, swimming, scuba diving and fishing opportunities.

Sugar Loaf Mountain Island National Nature Trail is adjacent to the campground, on an island within the lake. The trail must be accessed by boat, but visitors who tackle the 1.5-mile hike reach levels 1,001 ft. above sea level, providing impressive panoramic views of the surrounding lake and countryside.

Facilities:

This campground offers 94 sites, 57 of which have electric hookups. Additional amenities include flush and vault toilets, drinking water, showers, a dump station, playground, picnic shelter 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
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Entrance Station
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Marina
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Spigot
Know Before You Go
  • Picnic shelters ranging from $30-50/day are available for reservation; For more information, call the Project Office at (501) 362-2416
  • 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):
35.54583, -92.27222
35°32'45"N, 92°16'20"W

From Bee Branch, AR, take SR-92 12 miles northeast to SR-337. Travel SR-337 1 mile west, and follow signs to campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SUGAR LOAF
1389 Resort Road
Higden  AR  72067

Phone Number:

Information:  (501)654-2267
William Carl Garner Visitor Center: 501-362-9067<br> Greers Ferry Project Office: 501-362-2416

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