Jefferson Ridge

Dierks Lake

Jefferson Ridge Campground is located on Dierks Lake in southwestern Arkansas. Rugged ridges bordering the lake create stunning views, and visitors enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, and hunting.

This year-round campground offers 85 family sites and two day-use group picnic shelters. All sites include full electric and water hookups. 

Amenities include flush toilets, showers, drinking water, and dump stations. 

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Natural Features

Sitting in the Ouachita Mountain Region of Arkansas, Dierks Lake is fed by the Saline River.

Nearby Attractions

Crater of Diamonds State Park, Little Missouri Falls, and Cossatot River State Park are popular recreational areas located in close proximity to Dierks Lake. 


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 playground, two swimming beaches and two boat ramps provide additional recreation opportunities.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 870-286-3214

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Dierks, Arkansas, travel 5 miles west on US-70, then 5 miles north on Green Chapel Road. Follow signs into campground.

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