Lake Wedington Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Please book thru the call center at 1-877-444-6777 if there are availability issues on this website. Lake Wedington is a 102-acre lake located just 13 miles west of Fayetteville, AR and 13 miles east of Siloam Springs, AR on State Hwy 16 (Wedington Road). There are smaller communities close by such as Prairie Grove, Farmington and Lincoln. Groceries, gasoline, ice and other supplies are available from any of these areas. Facilities: 18 family camping units with tent pads and fire pits (Maximum 6 people per site, Maximum 2 vehicles per site) Group Camp area with covered pavilion (Maximum 50 people) 19 family picnicking units Drinking water Flush toilets Showers Swimming Hiking Mountain Biking Fishing Playground Volleyball courts Horse shoe pits Boat Launch Ramp Boating (10 hp motors limit) 6 Historic Cabins (Heat & AC, fireplaces, kitchens, basic tableware & linens) NO PETS, No Smoking/No Tobacco in Cabins Lodge (Day use only, Maximum 200 people) Group Picnic Pavilion (Day use only, Maximum 75) NOTICE: NO PETS Allowed in Any Part of the Recreation Area except qualified Service Animals. Lake Wedington Recreation Area May 1, 2010 thru Oct 4, 2010 OpenClosed Friday10:00am8:00pm Saturday8:00am8:00pm Sunday10:00am8:00pm Monday10:00am6:00pm Tuesday10:00am6:00pm Wednesday10:00am6:00pm Thursday10:00am6:00pm For Dates Open and Hours of Operation, please visit the Forest Service Website at: http://www.fs.fed.us/oonf/ozark/recreation/lake_wedington/events.html Please remember that you swim and boat at your own risk. Picnic sites, Lodge, Group Picnic Pavilion, Playground, volleyball courts, and horse-shoe pits are available during the March through November. There is a variety of wildlife, trees, ferns, and wildflowers. The fall foliage attracts many visitors. Forest animals such as deer, squirrels, rabbits, chipmunks, turkeys and other wildlife live in this area. Birdwatching is an activity for some visitors to Lake Wedington. During the winter months, it is possible to see an eagle or different species of water fowl. Horseback riding is possible in the nearby general forest, but not in the park itself. Fishing for bream, bass, catfish, and crappie is another activity available at the lake. World record Grass Carp (White Amur) caught in the lake on 07/0/7/2004, weighted 80 lbs. caught on 14 lb. line. ATV's and Off Highway Vehicles are not allowed in the park and the general forest of the Wedington Unit, Ozark-St. Francis National Forest.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boat Launch
  • Entrance Station
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Restroom
  • Showers
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Trailhead Parking

Fees

Peak Season
Jan 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $10.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $30.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $50.00-$150.00
CABIN ELECTRIC $70.00-$80.00
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $10.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $30.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $50.00-$150.00
CABIN ELECTRIC $70.00-$80.00

Alerts and Important Information Check in Time is at 2:00PM and Check Out Time is at 11:00AM. Hours: Monday: 10:00A.M - 6:00 P.M Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00PM Friday: 10:00A.M. - 8:00 P.M Saturday 8:00A.M. - 8:00 P.M Sunday 10:00A.M - 8:00 P.M Campground Gates Do Not close. Day Use, Cabin and Group Camp Area Gate Open and Close with the Gatehouse Hours. If all Cabins are booked on a date the park is open, please call the park at 479-442-3527 to check for possible booking. Please book thru the call center at 1-877-444-6777 if there are availability issues on this website. For Dates Open and Hours of Operation, please visit the Forest Service Website at: http://www.fs.fed.us/oonf/ozark/recreation/lake_wedington/events.html Site are also available on a first come first serve basis. NOTICE: NO PETS Allowed in Any Part of the Recreation Area except qualified Service Animals. Lodge & Group Picnic Pavilion events must be over, facilities cleaned, and all visitors ready to leave area by the posted closing time, normally 6:00 p.m. week nights and 8:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday. On a case-by-case basis, events may be approved for later departure if approved by the Recreation Manager, call 479-442-3527 or email lake_wedington@fs.fed.us. ALL Day Use Facilities & Activities CLOSE at Posted Hours. - Overnight campsite & cabin rentals DO NOT convey or allow for later usage. Cabin & Chinquapin Hollow Group Camp users arriving later than 5:00 pm, please call 479-442-3527 to make arrangements for keys & late arrival instructions. Entrance Station gates will be closed & locked at posted closing time. Registered Guests will be given the lock combination upon check-in. Cabins have Fireplaces; Heat/AC; Kitchens with tableware; linens & towels furnished for number of people cabins sleep. Firewood is NOT provided. No Smoking or Tobacco use in the Cabins, lodge, pavilion, bath house, toilets and other Forest Service buildings. "America the Beautiful, The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass" (Formerly called the Golden Age, Golden Access Passports and Golden Eagle Passes Program) and forest permits are honored for day use, boat ramp, and individual campsites ONLY! ATV's and Off Highway Vehicles are not allowed in the park and the general forest of the Wedington Unit, Ozark-St. Francis National Forest. No hunting allowed. No alcohol. Lake Wedington Forest Service Website is: http://www.fs.fed.us/oonf/ozark/recreation/lake_wedington/lake_wedington.html for more detailed information.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Lake Wedington
Campground Phone: 479-442-3527
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Fayetteville (near Siloam Springs), AR
Phone: 479-442-3527

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More About Lake Wedington Campground

Lake Wedington is a campground located in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

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