Blue Ridge Park


Blue Ridge campground, located on the north end of Dierks Lake, offers a natural feel with incredible fishing in the flooded timberlands along the Saline River. Situated in the heart of the Howard County Wildlife Management Area this area peaks in spring and fall when fishing and hunting are at their best. It’s a local hotspot for camping and fishing with two boat ramps located right in the heart of crappie country. 



Day use




21 Campsites (Overnight)

2 Restrooms 1 Shower Facility

Natural Features

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-tailed deer, bobwhite quail, mourning dove, grey and fox squirrel, cottontail rabbit and a variety of waterfowl

Nearby Attractions

A day trip to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, just 30 miles from the park, is a popular activity. The diamond mine is the only one of its kind in the country, where visitors get to keep any diamonds and semi-precious stones they unearth, regardless of value.

Hot Springs National Park known for its naturally headed springs ust an hours drive away offers a multiple bathouses, resturants, and activies.

Choctaw nation located just an hour away at Brokenbow offers world class gaming casino as well a variet of natural features and resturants