Greers Ferry Lake is one of Arkansas’s five largest lakes. People come from all over Arkansas and surrounding state to visit the lake. Camping, swimming, fishing, water sports and just plain relaxing are very popular here!
“Its shining jewel, Greers Ferry Lake is among the state’s five largest lakes. It’s also an award-winning reservoir that serves as the national model for environmental cleanliness. Corps of Engineers campgrounds and commercial parks are available, along with first-class lodging, lakeside resorts and fine restaurants.” –source
BEST Places to Tent Camp by Greers Ferry Lake
If you have a tent, throw it in your vehicle and head on over because there are lots of great places to tent camp around Greer’s Ferry Lake. Some of the BEST Tent Camping in Arkansas can be found on that beautiful lake!
1. Shiloh Campground in Greers Ferry
“Shiloh Park is located on Greers Ferry Lake in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas. The environment provides the ideal location for family camping, fishing, boating and hiking.” -source
Shiloh campground has 100 campsites with half of those having electrical hookups. You will also find flush and vault toilets, showers, a dump station, picnic shelter and a boat ramp.
You’ll find Shiloh Campground here:
1350 SHILOH ROAD
GREERS FERRY, AR 72067
2. Dam Site Campground in Heber Springs
The Dam Site Campground in Heber Springs is one of our favorite campgrounds on Greers Ferry Lake.
I love camping at the Dam Site because it’s beautiful and there are so many great places to explore. You will never get bored at this campground.
We have tent camped here and loved it. Many sites have large tent pads. Some sites have 2 tents pads!
35° 31′ 18.9998″ N
91° 59′ 51.0000″ W
From Heber Springs, AR, take SR-25 3 miles north and follow signs to the campground.
315 HEBER SPRINGS ROAD NORTH
HEBER SPRINGS, AR 72543
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3. Hill Creek Park near Drasco, AR
Hill Creek on Greers Ferry is less used but has all the amenities of the other campgrounds. This campground has 26 campsites and 21 of them have electric hookups. You will also find flush and vault toilets, drinking water, showers. a dump station, swimming area, marina and a boat ramp.
“Hill Creek Park is located on Greers Ferry Lake in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas. The environment provides the ideal location for family camping, fishing, boating and hiking.” -source
You’ll find Hill Creek Park here:
35° 36′ 38.9999″ N
92° 8′ 57.0001″ W
Directions: From Drasco, AR, take SR-92 west 12 miles to SR-225. Travel SR-225 northwest 3 miles, then 2 miles south on paved access road. Follow signs to the campground.
4. JFK Campground and Recreation Area
JFK Campground is not ON Greers Ferry Lake but it is very near. It is actually on the beautiful Little Red River which is a tailwater of the Dam that formed Greers Ferry Lake.
This is an absolutely gorgeous place to camp. You’ll love to pitch a tent here!
“This campground offers 68 sites with electrical hookups, 44 of which also have water hookups. Additional amenities include flush toilets, showers, a dump station, picnic shelter and a boat ramp.” -source
You’ll find JFK Campground and Recreation Area here:
35° 30′ 57.3800″ N
91° 59′ 47.2898″ W
Directions: From Heber Springs, AR, take SR-25 north 4 miles, cross the dam, and turn right on the second road.