Arkansas Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Arkansas? View Arkansas parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Arkansas River – Murray Lock and Dam, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (501) 329-2986 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | MAUMELLE Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas | Ozark Interpretive Association | Arkansas River – Murray Lock and Dam Website The Arkansas

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Arkansas River – Norrell Pool, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (870) 548-2291 Activities BOATING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas | Ozark Interpretive Association | Arkansas River – Norrell Pool Website Located about 50 mi S of Stuttgart. Anglers can fish for bass, crappie, catfish and

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Arkansas River – Pool 3, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Joe Hardin Lock and Dam is located about 23 miles east of Pine Bluff. Phone (870) 534-0451 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | RISING STAR Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas |

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Arkansas River – Pool 4, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Emmitt Sanders Lock and Dam is located about 6 miles east of Pine Bluff. Phone (870) 534-0451 Activities BOATING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas | Ozark Interpretive Association

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Arkansas River – Pool 5, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Lock and Dam No. 5 is located about 10 miles west of Tucker. Phone (870) 534-0451 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas | Arkansas River –

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Arkansas River – Rockefeller Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (501) 329-2986 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas | Arkansas River – Rockefeller Lake Website | Ozark Interpretive Association The Arkansas River is one of the

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Arkansas River – Terry Lock and Dam, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (870) 534-0451 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas | Ozark Interpretive Association | Arkansas River – Terry Lock and Dam Website Located

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Beaver Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Fayetteville, 22 miles north on US 71, then east on US 62. Phone (479) 636-1210 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | HICKORY CREEK PARK | HORSESHOE BEND | LOST BRIDGE

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Big Lake Wilderness, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Big Lake NWR and the Big Lake Wilderness are located in northeast Arkansas adjacent to the bootheel of Missouri. From Blytheville, travel west on State Highway 18 approximately 15 miles. From Jonesboro, travel east on State Highway 18 approximately 35 miles. Headquarters is located on the north side of

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Blue Mountain Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Fort Smith, 50 miles east on AR 10. Phone (479) 947-2372 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | OUTLET AREA | WAVELAND PARK Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas | Blue

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Bull Shoals Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Little Rock, 135 miles north on US 65, 50 miles east on US 62 to Flippin, 4 miles north to lake. From Springfield, MO, south on US 65, then east on AR 14. Phone (870) 425-2700 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK

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Dardanelle Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Interstate 40, Take exit #81(State Highway #7), Trun left (south) on Highway 7, Travel 5 miles to Highway 7 spur turn right, Travel 3 miles on Highway 7 spur, Arrive at the Russellvile Project Office/Lake Dardanelle Field Office. Phone (479) 968-5008 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, VISITOR

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Degray Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Little Rock, AR, 55 miles south on I-30 to Caddo Valley, 2 miles north on US 7. Phone (870) 246-5501 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE,

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Dequeen Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From DeQueen, 8 miles north on US 71. 5 miles west to the lake. Phone (870) 584-4161 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | BELLAH MINE | OAK GROVE | PINE RIDGE Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking

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Dierks Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Texarkana, 46 miles north on US 71, 11 miles east on US 70. From Hot Springs, west 68 miles on Highway 70. Phone (870) 286-2346 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | JEFFERSON RIDGE Hiking

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Gillham Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From DeQueen, 15 miles north on US 71, 5 miles east to lake. Phone (870) 898-3343 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | BIG COON CREEK | COSSATOT REEFS | LITTLE COON CREEK PARK Hiking Trails

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Greers Ferry Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Little Rock, 15 miles north on US 67-167, 50 miles north on AR 5. Phone (501) 362-2416 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | DAM SITE(GREERS FERRY) | HEBER SPRINGS | JOHN F

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Greeson Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Little Rock, AR, 60 miles south on I-30 to AR 26. Then, 37 miles west to Murfreesboro, then 6 miles north on AR 27. Phone (870) 285-2151 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION

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John Paul Hammerschmidt Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located between Fort Smith and Van Buren, AR . Phone (501) 667-2129 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | SPRINGHILL Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas | John Paul Hammerschmidt Lake Website

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Millwood Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Texarkana, 16 miles north on US 59-71, 9 miles east of Ashdown on AR 32. Phone (870) 898-3343 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | WHITE CLIFFS PARK | COTTONSHED PARK (AR) | BEARD’S BLUFF

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Norfork Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Little Rock, 135 miles north on US 65, 50 miles east on US 62. Phone (870) 425-2700 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | BIDWELL POINT PARK | CRANFIELD PARK

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Ouachita Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Hot Springs, AR, 13 miles, west on Highway 270 and north on Highway 227. Phone (501) 767-2101 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | BRADY

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CEDAR LAKE (OKLAHOMA)

Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | CEDAR LAKE (OKLAHOMA) Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails | Little Missouri Falls | Viles Branch | Poteau/Cold Springs Ranger District |

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Overflow National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Overflow Refuge headquarters is located off of Arkansas Highway 8 approximately 15 miles east of Hamburg and 5 miles west of Parkdale . Phone 870-473-2869 Or 870-364-3167 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HUNTING Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Located in southeast

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Ozark Lake, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions 35 miles east of Fort Smith, AR. Phone (479) 667-2129 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | AUX ARC Hiking Trails Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas | Ozark Lake Map | Ozark

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Boen Gulf Trailhead

Ozark-St. Francis National Forests, Arkansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Arkansas Campgrounds | COVE LAKE RECREATION AREA | BLANCHARD SPRINGS RECREATION AREA | WHITE ROCK MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA Hiking

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