Area Status: Open
The Eleven Point Ranger District takes its name from the Eleven Point River, designated a National Scenic River in 1968. Some unique features of the Eleven Point Ranger District include Greer Spring which is the largest spring on National Forest land and the Scenic Eleven Point River. Floating offers spectacular close-up views of rocky bluffs, springs, vegetation, birds and animals. Camping is permitted on gravel bars as well as in one of seven primitive campgrounds accessible only by boat. Other recreation opportunities include: hunting, hiking, wildlife watching, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing and camping. The district has 7 campgrounds, many near special attractions like rivers and springs. If your interest is tubing, tubing is popular at Deer Leap and Watercress campgrounds. Local vendors provide tube sales and rentals.If your interest is in hiking, there is over 122 miles of trail available ranging from ½ mile easy loop trails to several days journey on the Ozark Trail or 18 miles located in the Irish wilderness. If developed camping is your niche, we have 6 developed campground and over 10 undeveloped camping areas located throughout the district.