Short Name: Bear Creek Lake Recreation Area
Address 1: 2677 Hwy 44
Open all Year: Yes
Number of Sites: 31
Tents Allowed: Yes
*Please note their are two campgrounds and a day-use area within the Bear Creek Lake Recreation Area.
Beech Point Campground:
Situated on a wooded peninsula in Bear Creek Lake, these campsites feature views of the lake and are surrounded by prime wildlife and birding habitat. Two courtesy docks provide campers with additional access to this lake known for its outstanding bream and bass fishing.
The campground features 17 campsites [14 Class AAA with water/electric/sewer hookups and three Class D Walk-in Tent Sites]. Each paved site includes an adjacent, extended hardened living area with picnic table, grill, lantern hanger, and tent pad. A barrier-free bathhouse is centrally located. Improvements to the campground include the access road and all utilitities including new water and wastewater treatment and distribution systems.
Lone Pine Campground:
Features 14 primitive campsites with no hookups and vault toilet only. For group camping, Maple Flats, a primitive campground with no hookups and vaulted toilet, is available. Call the park office about camping prices and discounts.
The day-use area, boat ramp, Bear Creek Lake Nature Trail, and beautiful Beaver Point Picnic Area can be enjoyed by the public at no cost.
Directions: From Marianna, follow Ark. 44 (The Great River Road/Crowley’s Ridge Parkway) six miles southeast to the Bear Creek Lake Recreation Area.