Jefferson Ridge Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Jefferson Ridge Campground is located on Dierks Lake in southwest Arkansas. Rugged ridges bordering the lake allow for a scenic view while year-round camping, fishing, hunting, and water recreation provide visitors with hours of enjoyment. Jefferson Ridge Campground offers 84 sites with electric and water hook ups. This extremely popular park has numerous sites located on the water edge. Additional amenities include hot showers, a dump station, a playground, a swimming beach, and a picnic shelter.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Canoeing
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilet
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hunting
  • Marina
  • Pit Restroom
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Wildlife Viewing


Peak Season
May 13 2010 -
Sep 16 2010
Walk In Season
Sep 17 2010 -
Oct 31 2010
Walk In Season
Mar 01 2011 -
May 14 2011
Peak Season
May 15 2011 -
Sep 15 2011

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 day minimum holiday weekend stay. This campground has first-come, first-serve sites. Camping sites 52 through 84 are all first come first served at all times. All other sites are first come first serve when not reserved. The campground is open year round. Sites are $13-$15/night and a picnic shelter is reserveable for $25-$40/day. Attendants are on duty from 8am-8pm. Additional information may be obtained by calling the Jefferson Ridge Gatehouse at (870) 286-3214 or the Dierks Lake Project Office at (870) 286-2346.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Jefferson Ridge
Campground Phone: 870-286-3214
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Dierks (near Hope), AR
Phone: 870-286-3214

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More About Jefferson Ridge Campground

Jefferson Ridge is a campground located in Hope, Arkansas. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -94.05056 latitude, and -94.05056 longitude into your GPS device.

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