Jefferson Ridge Campground and Camping

Jefferson Ridge Campground is located on Dierks Lake in southwestern Arkansas. Rugged ridges bordering the lake create stunning views, and visitors enjoy boating, fishing, swimming and hunting. Dierks Lake is in the Ouachitas region of Arkansas and sits on the Saline River. The lake shore is forested with a mixture of hardwoods and pine.

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.

This year-round campground offers 85 family sites and two day-use group picnic shelters, all with electric and water hookups. Several sites located at the water's edge.  Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water and a dump station. A playground, a swimming beach and boat ramp provide additional recreation opportunities.

Activities and Amenities Within Facility :

  •  Beach access
  •  Boat Ramp
  •  Boating
  •  Canoeing
  •  Drinking Water
  •  Dump Station
  •  Electric Hookups
  •  Fishing
  •  Flush Toilets
  •  Hiking
  •  Host
  •  Hunting
  •  Marina
  •  Picnic Shelters
  •  Pit Toilets
  •  Playground
  •  Showers
  •  Swimming
  •  Wildlife Viewing


From Dierks, Arkansas, travel 5 miles west on US-70, then 5 miles north on Green Chapel Road. Follow signs into campground.

Contact Jefferson Ridge Campground and Camping

952 Lake Road
PO Box 8
Dierks, Arkansas  71833
Phone: (870) 286-3214
Toll Free: 877-444-6777


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