Richland Creek Recreation Area
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.
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.|
|Closest Towns:||Russellville Ar, Witt Springs, AR, Jasper, AR|
|Water:||Drinking water available seasonally|
|Operated By:||Big Piney Ranger District (479)284-3150 or (870)446-5122|
General InformationDirections: 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.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
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.|
River and Stream Fishing
Boating - Non-Motorizedraft, kayak, canoe
|Type of Craft||raft, kayak, canoe|