Bear Creek (AR)

Lake Greeson

Bear Creek Campground on Lake Greeson has 19 non-electric campsites available for first-come, first-serve camping. The area has no electricity. Potable water is available for consumption at water hydrant located in the main loop of area near boat ramp parking lot. 

The Bear Creek Cycle Trail is a draw for off-road enthusiasts. Trail Access is available withing the campground at the designated ORV Loading/Unloading area. 

Bear Creek Campground is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, payment for campsite(s) is done through scanning a QR code using the Recreation.gov mobile app. Download the free Recreation.gov mobile on Android or iOS app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

Scan and Pay Instructions are located in the bulletin board located on the front of the restroom building in main loop of area.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Lake Greeson is about 12 miles long with over 7,260 surface acres of water fed by the clear cool waters of the Little Missouri River. Loblolly pine, shortleaf pine, sweet gum and oak are the dominate tree species on upland areas of the lake, while bottomland hardwoods are common along rivers, creeks and streams that enter the lake. The public lands around Lake Greeson provide a variety of habitats for numerous species of wildlife, including white-tailed deer, wild turkey, geese, bald eagles, migratory waterfowl, and songbirds. 

Nearby Attractions

The Bear Creek Cycle Trail is a draw for off-road enthusiasts. Trail Access Points are in nearby campgrounds at Daisy State Park, Kirby Landing Campground, and Bear Creek Campground.  

Crater of Diamonds State Park is within a 30-mile drive of the campground. It is the only diamond-producing site in the world open to the public.

Recreation

Lake Greeson is recognized for its rich variety of game fish, including large mouth, small mouth, stripped, spotted, and white bass, as well as flathead and channel catfish, black and white crappie, walleye, and blue gill. The clear waters offer an excellent opportunity for many boating activities including water skiing, tubing, personal watercraft, or just cruising. Four marinas at the lake offer boaters' fuel, boat and other watercraft rentals, picnic and fishing supplies.

Contact Information

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 870-285-2151

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