Horsehead Lake Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Horsehead Lake offers serveral amenities to its visitors. Managed cooperatively by the US Forest Service and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, it provides a developed camping area, restroom facilities with showers, a swim beach, playground, and picnic area, most of which are fully accessible. There is primitive camping and a boat launch across the lake from the developed campground, offered by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. There is a 'no wake' limitation on the lake so visitors are encouraged to operate smaller motors or trolling motors while enjoying their day of boating and fishing.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open -  A precautionary boil order is currently in effect for the Horsehead Lake Recreation Area, near Clarksville.  More detailed information on the boil order is available at the recreation area.
Fees Campground - $10/site/day, $15/group/day year round. Day Use - $3/vehicle/day year round.
Open Season: Year-round
Closest Towns: Fort Smith, Russellville
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault. Bathhouse with hot showers and flush toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Clarksville take Arkansas 103 northwest for 8 miles, turn left (west) on Arkansas 164 and go 4 miles, turn right (north) on FS 1408 for 3 miles.

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Activities


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
35.5678167
  Longitude : 
-93.6408000