Barkshed Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Barkshed is a primitive camp near a clear mountain stream.It was the old "Barkshed Forest Camp" and was the show-off place for visitors to the forest. The picnic pavilion at the top of the hill was used for many such events.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Barkshed is open!
Fees $3/site/day
Open Season: Open Year-round
Restrictions: Not recommended for large trailers or recreational vehicles (RVs).
Closest Towns: Mountain View
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Sylamore Ranger District (870)269-3228 or Blanchard Springs Visitor Information Center (870)757-2211

General Information

Directions: From Mountain View, take Arkansas 14 west for 17.3 miles. Turn right (north) on Forest Service Road 1115 (gravel) and go 2.1 miles. Turn right on Forest Service Road 1112 and go 1.4 miles.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Water Activities

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