Richland Creek Recreation Area


Area Status: Open

This area has a small picturesque mountain stream with waterfalls, rocks, and bluffs. There is access to the Richland Creek Wilderness Area. 11 family camping units. Because of very rough roads, visitors are not encouraged to take camping trailers to Richland Creek.

Campground and Day-Use Area Rules

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No reservations. Sites available on a first-come/first-based only. The road between Falling Water Falls and the Richland Creek Wilderness is prone to landslides. There are a couple of places where the road is down to one lane due to these landslides. Please be aware that the county may also close these roads to complete repairs.
Fees: $10/site. Water available seasonally. Current forest recreation fees and schedule.
Open Season: Year-round
Closest Towns: Russellville Ar, Witt Springs, AR, Jasper, AR
Water: Drinking water available seasonally
Restroom: vault
Operated By: Big Piney Ranger District (479)284-3150 or (870)446-5122

General Information

Directions: From Russellville take Arkansas 7 north for 37 miles to Pelsor, then turn right (east) on Arkansas 16 and go 10 miles, then turn left (north) on Forest Service Road 1205 (gravel)., which is located 1.5 miles south of Ben Hur. Take Forest Service Road 1205 (gravel) north 9 miles to Richland Creek.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

11 family camping units. Because of very rough roads, visitors are not encouraged to take camping trailers to Richland Creek.

No. of Sites 11
Fire Information Campfires are allowed (unless in the event of a burn ban), no firewood should be brought in or taken from any of the sites.
Difficulty Level: Easy

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery

Picnicking

Boating - Non-Motorized

raft, kayak, canoe
Type of Craft raft, kayak, canoe

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
35.79697

  Longitude : 
-92.93411