The John F Kennedy location is in Heber Springs, Arkansas
72543. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.
If you have any questions about the John F Kennedy facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.
Greers Ferry Project Office
P.O. Box 1088
Campground information Heber Springs, Arkansas
John F. Kennedy Park is located on the Little Red River just downstream of Greers Ferry Dam in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas.
In his last major appearance before his death, President John F. Kennedy stood on a flag-draped platform overlooking the just-completed Greers Ferry Dam and spoke of the prosperity the lake would bring to the region.
Today, a million visitors flock yearly to the scenic waters for family camping, fishing, boating and hiking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For local information, please call (501) 250-0481 or call (501) 362-2416 for general information.
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 Greers Ferry National Fish Hatchery, in Heber Springs, located below the dam, offers free tours. Built in 1965, the hatchery produces about one million rainbow trout a year for restocking the Little Red and other Arkansas streams.
Frequently Asked Questions About Greers Ferry Project Office Heber Springs, AR
How do I make a reservation with John F Kennedy?
To make reservations at John F Kennedy, you can call the office at 501-250-0481.
Where is John F Kennedy located?
The John F Kennedy is located at Greers Ferry Project Office P.O. Box 1088 in Heber Springs,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.
Does John F Kennedy have tent or RV camping?
John F Kennedy offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 501-250-0481 to make sure things haven’t changed.