John F Kennedy Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

John F. Kennedy Park Open all year. Reservations can be made for the time period starting 15 April - 6 September. John F. Kennedy Campground is located on the Little Red River just down stream of Greers Ferry Dam in north central Arkansas. The environment provides the ideal location for camping, trout fishing, hiking, and a day of family excitement. The John F. Kennedy Campground offers 74 sites with electric of which 13 have water hookups on site. Additional amenities include hot showers, a dump station, a picnic shelter, public phones, and a boat ramp.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Dump Station
  • Flush Toilet
  • Handicap Fishing Dock
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Telephone
  • Wildlife Viewing


Peak Season
Apr 15 2010 -
Sep 06 2010
Walk In Season
Sep 07 2010 -
Nov 30 2010
Walk In Season
Mar 01 2011 -
May 14 2011
Peak Season
May 15 2011 -
Sep 05 2011

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. Campground will not override. One (1) wheeled camping unit and two (2) tents OR four (4) tents. Campsites are limited to a maximum of eight (8) persons per site. Check in time is 5pm and Check out time is 4pm. This campground has first-come, first serve sites. Picnic shelters are available for reservation ranging from $40-$60 per day by calling the Greers Ferry Project Office at 501-362-2416.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: John F Kennedy
Campground Phone: 501-250-0481
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Heber Springs, AR

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More About John F Kennedy Campground

John F Kennedy is a campground located in Heber Springs, 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 -91.99306 latitude, and -91.99306 longitude into your GPS device.

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