Star of The West

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Star of The West Campground on Lake Greeson has 12 non-electric campsites available for first-come, first-serve camping. The campground is located on Lake Greeson where the Little Missouri River feeds into the lake. The area has no electricity. Potable water is available for consumption at two water hydrants. The nearest boat ramp for access will be at 70 Landing Marina or Arrowhead Point Campground. 

Star of The West 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. 

This area is open year round for camping. From 1 March to 1 November campsite fees are charged. From November to March the area is open to free camping.

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 located in nearby campground at Daisy State Park, Kirby Landing Campground, and Bear Creek Campground.  

Crater of Diamonds State Park is within a 50-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

Mailing

Lake Greeson Field Office 155 Dynamite Hill RD Murfreesboro AR 71958

Phone Number

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

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Glenwood, AR 71943: drive southwest on US HWY 70/AR 27; at intersection turn right on US HWY 70, continue US HWY 70 West approximately 13 miles and then turn left off US HWY 70 into the campground.

From Dierks, AR 71833: drive east on US HWY 70 approximately 13 miles and then turn right off US HWY 70 into the campground.  

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