Dam Quarry Campground AR HWY 171 & The Norfork Lake Dam, Salesville,AR 72653
Open all year Quarry Campground is located along the North Fork River tailwaters, below the Norfork Lake Dam, and provides access to world-class trout fishing and lake fishing. 68 campsites with 50 & 30 amp electric and water hookups, group shelter, flush toilets, showers, sanitary dump. Marine services provided by Quarry Marina.
Gamaliel Park 106 Gamaliel Park Point East of AR Hwy 101, Gamaliel,AR 72537
Open April 1 - October 31. Gamaliel Campground has excellent facilities and is located on the scenic north area of the lake. Most sites are shaded or have canopies over the picnic tables. 64 campsites with 30 amp electric hookups, flush toilets, showers, dump station, boat launch ramp, swim area. Marine services provided by Fout Boat Dock,
Henderson Park 299 Henderson Park Point & US Hwy 62 , Henderson,AR 72544
Open May 1 - September 30.This popular campground is on a peninsula in the central area of Norfork Lake. Each campsite has a canopy over the picnic table for shade. The campsites offer scenic Norfork Lake views. 38 campsites with 30 amp electric hookups, flush toilets, sanitary dump station, boat launch. Marine services provided by 101 Boat Dock.
Bidwell Point Trail Bidwell Point Park, Gamaliel,AR 72537
The trail head of Bidwell Point Trail in located in Bidwell Point Park. It is rated an "Easy" trail of 1 mile in length. The average hiking time is approximately 45 minutes to an hour. In season services are located in the park.
Panther Bay Park Panther Bay Loop & AR Hwy 101, Henderson,AR 72544
Open May 1 - September 30. This wooded campground provides good boating access to the central portion of Norfork Lake. 21 campsites, flush and vault toilets, showers, dump station, boat launching ramp, swim area, group shelter, playground, and marina. This is a first come first serve campground. Marine services provided by Panther Bay Marina.
Robinson Point Campground 2390 Robinson Point Road South of US HWY 62 , Mountain Home,AR 72653
Open April 1 - October 31 This large campground is at the central portion of the lake. Two peninsulas have sites very near the water. 102 campsites with 30 or 50 amp electric hookups, flush toilets, showers, drinking water, sanitary dump station, boat launching ramp, swimming area, 3-mile National Recreation Trail, and playground.
White Bluff Beach In the Big Creek Arm, Jordan,AR 72519
A good sized secluded beach in the big Creek Arm of Norfork Lake. Just east of the large White Bluff, this makes a good day camp for sun and beach lovers
Hand Cove Park & Recreation Area At the end of Hand Cove Road (County Road 91), Elizabeth,AR 72531
This public day use area has a boat launch ramp and parking. The area has a gradual walk to the water with good locations for shoreline fishing. It is a good place to have a bring a blanket picnic, swim, or fish along the lake shore. This is the northern gateway to the Hand Cove/Jordan Area beaches and Sand Island.
Jordan Recreation Area 3291 Jordan Landing Road North of AR Hwy 177 , Jordan,AR 72519
This park on the southeast end of Norfork Lake has a boat launch with courtesy dock, a swim beach, picnic areas, group shelter. Campsites are in an area shaded by towering pines. Several sites are on the bluff overlooking Norfork Lake. The park has flush toilets & drinking water. This is the southern gateway to the Jordan/Hand Cove area beaches.
Big Tree Trail Gamaliel Park, Gamaliel,AR 72537
The trail head of Big Tree Trail in located in Gamaliel Park. It is rated an "Easy" trail of 1 mile in length. The average hiking time is approximately 45 minutes to an hour. In season services are located in the park.
Norfork Lake Dam Norfork Dam - Powerhouse, Salesville,AR 72653
Norfork is one of four multiple-purpose projects constructed in the upper White River Basin for control of floods and generation of hydroelectric power. The project also offers excellent recreational opportunities. Construction of the dam was initiated in the spring of 1941 and was completed three years later.
Blanchard Springs Caverns 704 Blanchard Springs Road, Fifty-Six,AR 72533
The Living Cave can hardly be described in words! You must visit the caves truly understand and appreciate their beauty. Entering the world of the underground is always a thrilling experience. Led by knowledgeable Forest Service Guides, the tours wind through water-carved passages, including an underground river and the world's largest flowstone.
Boggy Creek Access At the end of County Rd. 17, Elizabeth,AR 72531
This remote area located on the Big Creek Arm in the southeast area of the Norfork Lake has a launch ramp, parking area, picnic tables and good shore fishing. Open year round.
David's Trail Panther Bay Park, Mountain Home,AR 72653
David's Trail honors and remembers the contributions David Floyd made to his community. Partially completed, it will be a 50+ mile network of multiple-purpose trails located on 100% public lands surrounding Norfork Lake and designed to encourage an active lifestyle for all ages and abilities. The trailhead is located in Panther Bay Park.
Buzzard Roost Harbor Park 4769 Buzzard Roost Road, Mountain Home,AR 72653
Boat launch ramp, courtesy dock, parking, marine dump station. Look for expansion of this area in 2011. Access to Big E Bluff by water. Open all year.
Dry Run Creek 1414 Highway 177 South , Salesville,AR 72653
Dry Run Creek trout fishery is a very special place in the Ozarks set aside for and accessible to those under the age of 16 and disabled anglers. Adjacent to the National Trout Hatchery, only artificial lures are permitted at Dry Run Creek. The area is a catch and release fishery. All trout must be immediately returned to the creek.
Briar Creek Sand Bar Across from Seward Point, Mountain Home,AR 72653
Exactly that, a shoreline of sand. Located between Seward Point and Point 8. Access by boat only.
Norfork Trail Quarry Park Point, Buckhorn Township,,AR 72653
The trail heads of this 13 mile trail are located at Upper Quarry Park, George's Cove, and Tracy Recreation Area. It is rated a "Moderate" trail and is designed for foot traffic only. The trail takes hikers along the shoreline of Norfork Lake and sites typical of the Ozark Plateau. Caution is advised near the bluffs of the trail. No services.
James A Gaston Visitor Center 153 Dam Overlook Lane, Bull Shoals,AR 72619
The Gaston Visitor Center is an environmental education learning center and features interpretation of the river, dam and lake, and their histories. State-of-the-art interpretive exhibits are in the lobby, along with a gift shop, and Johnboat Theater and Exhibit Hall, a 1,720-square-foot area filled with images of the river, lake and dam.
Calamity Beach At the end of County Rd. 24, Clarkridge,AR 72623
This popular, minimally developed beach area on the northern part of Norfork Lake has a boat launch ramp, parking area, sand beach, primitive camping and shoreline fishing. Calamity Beach is a good place to spread a blanket on the beach.
Norfork National Fish Hatchery 1414 Highway 177 South, Salesville,AR 72653
Nestled deep in the Ozarks, next to the North Fork River and Norfork Lake Dam, is the Norfork Hatchery. Completed in 1957 by the US Fish & Wildlife Service, the Norfork National Fish Hatchery raises & stock over 2 million rainbow, cutthroat and brown trout annually. The Norfork National Fish Hatchery is open all year to visitors.
Curly Point Approach from Elizabeth, Elizabeth,AR 72531
Lake access, parking, perfect for a blanket picnic, primitive camping, no water or toilet facilities, shoreline fishing in the Big Creek Arm.
Robinson Point Trail Robinson Point Park, Mountain Home,AR 72653
The trail head of Robinson Point Trail in located at the entrance of Robinson Point Park near Henderson and Mountain Home, AR. It is rated a "Moderate" trail of 3 miles in length. The average hiking time is approximately 2 to 2.5 hours. Caution is advised near the bluffs of the trail. In season services are located in the park.
Pigeon Creek National Trail System Hwy 201 North & Norfork Lake Bridge, Mountain Home,AR 72653
Pigeon Creek, north of Mountain Home on Norfork Lake, is a National Recreation Trail maintained by the Twin Lakes Bicycle Club that includes miles of mountain biking trails. Just a few minutes north of Mountain Home, The Pigeon Creek National Trail System offers up to 20 miles of stacked loop trails open for mountain biking and hiking.
Georges Cove Recreation Area County Rd. 1140, off of Sycamore Springs Rd., Mountain Home,AR 72653
Georges Cove provides good lake access to the southern portion of Norfork Lake. Facilities include a boat launch with a courtesy dock
Ozark Folk Center 1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View,AR 72560
Tap your toes to bluegrass mountain music, see blacksmithing, pottery making, & other pioneer skills and crafts. Learn to grow an herb garden, play authentic Ozark Mountain musical instruments, or dance a jig. Working to preserve the Ozark heritage, The Ozark Folk Center State Park is operated by the State of Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism.
Howard Cove Recreation Area 565 Howard Cove Road East of AR Hwy 101, Gamaliel,AR 72537
Boat launch ramp, parking, vault toilets. Campsites with picnic tables in a park like setting overlooking Norfork Lake. Most sites have electric and water hookups. Camping reservations are suggested. Boat launch ramp is open year round.
Liner Creek County Road 552 and Missouri Hwy T, Bayou Township,MO 65655
This secluded area on the northern portion of Norfork Lake provides a lake access with parking in the area south of Udall Missouri.
Panther Bay Recreational Area Panther Bay Loop & AR Hwy 101, Mountain Home,AR 72653
This well developed recreational area in the central portion of Norfork Lake has 2 boat launches with courtesy dock, a playground, picnic areas, group shelters, and a swim beach. The trailhead for David’s Trail is in Panther Bay. The wooded campground has sites with electricity. There are showers, flush toilets
Pigeon Creek Recreation Area Highway 201 North of Mountain Home, Mountain Home,AR 72653
This day use area has about 10 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails with trail heads and parking areas on both sides of Highway 201. The trails range from beginner to moderate and provide access to scenic and remote areas of Norfork Lake. The boat launch with courtesy dock. Picnic tables are available. The area is good for shoreline fishing.
Quarry Park Public Use Area AR Hwy 177 & The Norfork Lake Dam , Salesville,AR 72653
This park's day use area on Norfork Lake has a newly renovated swim beach, boat launch with courtesy dock, playground, picnic area, pavilion, volleyball court, basketball goal. This is an area of fantastic fishing in the spring and throughout the summer. This is the western gateway to the Jordan/Hand Cove area beaches and Sand Island.
Red Bank Access County Road 41, off of AR Hwy 101, Gamaliel,AR 72537
Boat launch ramp with courtesy dock and parking. Good area for fishing. Open all year.
Talbert Point Access At the end of County Road 832 , Henderson,AR 72544
Boat launch ramp and limited parking available all year.
Tecumseh Recreation Area Adjacent to U.S. Hwy 160 at Tecumseh, Tecumseh,MO 65760
Tecumseh is located on the upper reaches of the lake in more of a river-like setting and is a popular site for canoeing and kayaking. It is a smaller park with 7 campsites without hookups. The park has vault toilets, drinking water, and a launching ramp.
Tracy Landing Recreation Area 3438 Tracy Ferry Road, Mountain Home,AR 72653
Boat launch ramp, picnic area, vault toilet, hiking/nature trail, in the south-central portion of Norfork Lake. Boat launch ramp is open all year.
Udall Recreation Area State Road O, then follow park access road, Udall,MO 65766
Boat launch ramp with a courtesy dock. It is located on the upper reaches of the lake in more of a river type setting. 7 campsites without electric hookups, toilets, sanitary dump station, drinking water. This area is popular for canoeing, kayaking and fishing.
Woods Point Recreation Area 156 Woods Point Road (County Road 93), Elizabeth,AR 72531
This small wooded park provides good boating access to Big Creek, Brushy Creek and the southeast portion of the Norfork Lake.