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: 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 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: 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.

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