Richland Creek Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is 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: Campground is open! The water is currently off for the season.
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: None
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


Camping & Cabins

Hide detail HIDE

Campground Camping

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

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 Sites11

Fishing

Show detail SHOW

Hiking

Show detail SHOW

Nature Viewing

Show detail SHOW

Picnicking

Show detail SHOW

Water Activities

Show detail SHOW


https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/osfnf/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=43477&actid=29