Gunner Pool Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The Gunner Pool Recreation Area offers a campground stretching along the scenic North Sylamore Creek. Campsites are shady and private, but have no electrical or water hook-ups. This recreation area is located within the Sylamore Wildlife Management Area. Hunting is permitted anywhere except within developed recreation areas or where otherwise posted. This management area provides hunting for whitetail deer, wild turkey, black bear, squirrel and other game in season. Visitors can access the Sylamore Hiking Trail via a trailhead located within the Gunner Pool campground. Blanchard Springs Caverns is located just minutes away from this recreation area. The White and Buffalo Rivers border the east and west sides of the district, where visitors can enjoy float fishing and canoeing. Camping- 27 campsites with grills, tables, lantern poles and tent pads. Access is by a steep, winding, dirt road, not recommended for large recreation vehicles.

Gunner Pool Recreation Area Guide

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water is turned off seasonally during the winter months.  For current conditions and updates call Blanchard Springs Caverns at 870 757 2211. 
Operational Hours: Open year-round unless weather makes the access roads unsafe.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Parking
Fees Campground - $7/site/day year round
Open Season: Year-round
Closest Towns: Mountain View
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Chemical
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Mountain View take Arkansas 14 west for 14.2 miles then right on Forest Service Road 1102 (gravel) for 3 miles. Not recommended for large trailers or Recreation Vehicles (RVs)

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Camping- 27 campsites with grills, tables, lantern poles and tent pads. Access is by a steep, winding, dirt road, not recommended for large recreation vehicles. Campers can stay up to 14 consecutive nights.

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Fire InformationCampfires are allowed (unless in the event of a burn ban), no firewood should be brought in or taken from any of the sites.
No. of Sites27

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Parking
Tent camping

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  Latitude : 
35.9943667
  Longitude : 
-92.2118167