Cherokee Campground (AR)

Overview

Cherokee Campground 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.

Recreation

Greers Ferry Lake is an outdoor enthusiasts’ dream, with boating, sailing, water skiing, swimming, scuba diving and fishing opportunities. Hikers enjoy the area’s three National Nature Trails and one multi-purpose fitness trail. 

Facilities

This campground offers 33 sites, 17 of which have electrical hookups. Additional amenities include vault toilets, a dump station, and boat ramp.

Natural Features

A dense mix of red cedar, black gum, red oak, elm, pecan and sweet gum trees forest the area, providing shade in the summer months and beautiful fall colors in autumn.  

Wildlife is plentiful around Greers Ferry Lake. Visitors commonly see white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, rabbits, squirrels and a wide variety of birds.

Nearby Attractions

With over 30,000 acres of water surface, the lake serves as a playground for all kinds of water sports. Eighteen parks around the shoreline provide modern campgrounds, boat ramps, swim areas and marinas.

The William Carl Garner Visitor Center is just west of the dam, with exhibits, a children’s touch table, and a replica of the world record 40 lb. 4 oz. brown trout caught in the Little Red River downstream of the center.

contact_info

This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (501) 362-2416.

From Drasco, AR, take SR-92 west 7.2 miles to Brownsville Road. Travel Brownsville Road 2.9 miles, then turn on Cherokee Park Road. Follow signs to the campground.

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