Dam Area

Overview

Dam Area Campground is located on a hill above Narrows Dam. Narrows Dam is the only all-concrete dam in the Vicksburg District.

Recreation

Lake Greeson is recongized for its rich variety of game fish, including large mouth, small mouth, stripped, spotted, and white bass, as well as flathead and channel catfish, black crappie, walleye and blue gill. The clear waters offer an excellent opportunity for many boating activities including water skiing, tubing, personal water craft, or cruising the lake.

Trout Fishing is a popular attraction for this campground. Access to the clear cold waters of the Littler Missouri River generated below Narrows Dam is available at the Riverside Day Use Area just a few miles from the campground off of AR-19N. Trout stocking for the river below the dam is provided by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission.

The marina located within the campground offers boat and other water craft rentals, picnic and fishing supplies.

Facilities

Dam Area Campground has 24 campsites. Sites 1 – 18 are electrical sites. Sites 6 – 11 have 20 amp and 30 amp electric service with water hookup. Site 17 has 20 and 30 amp electric hookup, water and sewer hookup. Non-electric sites are 19 – 24. Each stie provides a picnic table, ground grill, pedestal grill, and latern post.

Othe amenities include flush toilets, showers, drinking water, swim beach, boat ramp, marina, and dump station.

Natural Features

Lake Greeson is about 12 miles long with over 7,260 surface acres of water fed by the clear cool waters of the Little Missouri River. Loblolly pine, shortleaf pine, sweet gum and oak are the dominate tree species on upland areas of the lake, while bottomland hardwoods are common along rivers, creeks, and streams that enter the lake. The public lands around Lake Greeson provide a variety of habitats for numerous species of wildlife, including white-tailed deer, wild turkey, geese, bald eagles, migratory waterfowl, and songbirds.

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For facility specific information, please call (870) 285-2151.

Nearby Attractions

Crater of Diamonds State Park is within 15 miles of the campground. It is the only diamond producing site in the world open to the public.

From the town of Murfreesboro driving norhtwest toward AR-26W/AR-27 S, take a slight right onto N Washington Ave. Turn left onto W 13th ST. At the 4-way Stop turn right onto AR-19N/Maple Ave. Continue to follow AR-19N approximately 6 miles and then turn right onto Dynamite Hill RD.