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WAR EAGLE CAMPGROUND, AR

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

Overview

War Eagle 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 War Eagle 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 created a popular recreational oasis for the area.

Recreation:

Fishing opportunities are plentiful near War Eagle 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-sized 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:

War Eagle Campground has large campsites with plenty of shade and room for activities. Fire rings, picnic areas, drinking water and flush toilets all make for a comfortable camping getaway.

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
  • Accessible Sites
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fee booth
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Hot Showers
  • Marina
  • Paved Parking
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Trails
  • Water Hookups
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Convenience Stores
  • Ice Sales
Within 10 Miles
  • Hunting
  • Restaurant
Know Before You Go
  • Additional day-use areas are available at the campground

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.21842, -94.01591
36°13'6"N, 94°0'57"W

Take Highway 412 East from Springdale and for about 8 miles. Turn left on Nob Hill Loop, then continue onto County Rd 95/War Eagle Blacktop Rd and travel about 3 miles. Turn left onto War Eagle Park Road, which is the entrance of the Park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

WAR EAGLE CAMPGROUND
18450 War Eagle Road
Springdale  AR  72764

Phone Number:

Project Office: (479)750-4722
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