Blue Ridge campground, located on the north end of Dierks Lake, offers a natural feel with incredible fishing in the flooded timberlands along the Saline River. Situated in the heart of the Howard County Wildlife Management Area this area peaks in spring and fall when fishing and hunting are at their best. Blue Ridge is a local hotspot for camping and fishing, with two boat ramps located right in the heart of crappie country.
21 Campsites (Overnight)
2 Restrooms 1 Shower Facility
Dierks Lake Project Office: 870-286-2346
Arkansas Game and Fish: 501-223-6459
Howard County Sheriff’s Office: 870-845-2626
Sevier County Sheriff’s Office: 870-642-2125
The 1360-acre lake offers excellent boating, canoeing, kayaking and swimming opportunities. Dierks Lake is known for its excellent bass and crappie fishing. Hunters will find nearly 600 acres of public hunting lands in the upper reaches of the project. Game species include white-tail deer, bobwhite quail, mourning dove, grey and fox squirrel, cottontail rabbit, and a variety of waterfowl.
A day trip to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, just 30 miles from the park, is a popular activity. The diamond mine is the only one of its kind in the country, where visitors get to keep any diamonds and semi-precious stones they unearth, regardless of value.
Hot Springs National Park known for its naturally headed springs ust an hours drive away offers a multiple bathouses, resturants, and activies.
Choctaw nation located just an hour away at Brokenbow offers world class gaming casino as well a variet of natural features and resturants
246 Jefferson Ridge Road Dierks AR 71833
34.19393, -94.094081 466 Blue Ridge Road Dierks AR 71833
For campground inquiries, please call: 870-286-2346
466 Blue Ridge Road
Dierks, AR 71833
From Dierks, AR take Highway 70 East toward Kirby and turn North on Highway 278. Travel Highway 278 approximately 6 miles. Turn west on Blue Ridge Road.