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Recent Greers Ferry Lake reviews

  • Kl

    "As this is our third stay in Flyfish Inn, it feels like our Little Red River home. We stayed for a week and loved every minute. Walking down to great flyfishing waters from the house is perfect. But when not fishing sitting on the comfortable porch enjoying the views and nature is just extra benefits. Lea adds my favorite touch- wildflower arrangement on the porch and in the house. We have driven all around Heber and looked at different places but no longer. This is the perfect place for a vacation!"
    Guest: kl Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 18, 2014
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  • Employee Retreat

    "Our veterinary staff had an amazing experience at Eden Isle. The house was beautiful and had plenty of room for us to relax and to conduct business. The kitchen was well outfitted and we were able to create all of our meals with ease. The beds were comfortable and the rooms well decorated. Overall we couldn't have been more pleased. We will DEFINITELY be back. As a plus the owners are so nice and want to make sure your stay is great!"
    Guest: Natalie C. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 27, 2014
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  • Beautiful Lakefront Home

    "Just as advertised! Plenty of room and very nice. Owners were more than accommodating, and we will be back!"
    Guest: Bart Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 16, 2014
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  • We LOVED our stay!

    "We loved every minute of our getaway at Hubs. The cabin was very clean and tidy. King bed was comfy, nice chairs in living room. The TV was great and had every channel we could've ever wanted. My husband loved flipping back and forth to multiple football games. The wifi was very handy and worked great. We spent a lot of time in the hot tub. It was wonderful and relaxing on the porch. We spent one whole day out on the boat. It was wonderful and we took so many great pics! We also brought our food and cooked at the cabin every meal. We used the grill it was very handy. This was the perfect getaway for us, away from everything. We will return."
    Guest: Kelly Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 27, 2014
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Greers Ferry Lake Travel Tips

Greers Ferry Lake Vacation Rentals for a Quiet Holiday

The Ozark Mountains of Arkansas are the state's jewels, where one can experience wildlife, verdant forests, and a variety of fun activities. Greers Ferry Lake is one area in northern Arkansas open for recreation and fun all year long. The height of the season is in summer but even then, you will find little tourism to endanger your fun. Some places in the United States can become overpopulated during summer, reducing the excitement with long lines and high costs. With Greers Ferry Lake vacation rentals, you can have a budget vacation you can plan on your own. A simple click on VRBO will show you the choices you have in vacation rentals around the Greers Ferry Lake region.

Greers Ferry Lake Cabins and the Geography of the Lake

Greers Ferry Lake is one of 12 locations developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the 1960s. The lake sits 60 miles north of Little Rock which is also the airport you would need to fly into for your vacation. Greers Ferry Lake is actually two lakes that are connected by a gorge called the Narrows. The gorge is filled with water, allowing the lakes to combine for 40,500 acres of space. There is over 340 miles of shoreline dotted with Greers Ferry Lake cabins. To get onto the lake, there are several old streets which are now boat ramps, like West Main Street in Herber Springs. Herber Springs is the largest town close to the lakes where you can purchase supplies. The most direct route to the lake from Little Rock is Interstate 107 to 64 to 5 or you can take I-40 up to 65 and over to 92, depending on where your vacation rental is in relation to the lake and towns.

The History of Greers Ferry Lake Homes

Many are unaware of how the area around Greers Ferry Lake homes began. It surprises most to learn the lake was not always as large or pleasant as it is today. Early farmers of the area built a city called Higden on the land that is now covered by the lake. Flooding from the rivers of Arkansas caused the city to be covered time and again which is why they eventually abandoned the city, moving only the cemetery. The area was then allowed to flood as much as it wanted and the U.S. Army Corps decided to form a dam to keep the lake level at a certain amount. Higden’s original town was lost but the settlers rebuilt on higher ground. Residents and visitors have noted that some of the old buildings are still standing under the water creating a watery “ghost town.” Anyone who enjoys a good diving adventure might wish to see just how well these old buildings stand underneath the water.

Dry Recreation in Greers Ferry Lake and Surrounding Areas

Boating, diving, fishing, and other watersports are available at Greers Ferry Lake but those who wish for a bit more adventure on dry land will find there is plenty to do. When on vacation at Greers Ferry Lake vacation rentals, you can enjoy camping, golf, hiking, and biking. If you bring children on your trip, they may enjoy an evening out in a tent while the parents remain indoors with comfort at their fingertips. For golfers, there are four courses: Lost Creek, Mountain Ranch, Red Apple, and Tannebaum. All of these clubs allow visitors to make reservations.

Hiking is possible at two locations: the Mossy Bluff & Buckeye Trail, and Sugar Loaf Mountain Island National Recreation trails. Mossy bluffs provide 1.6 miles of self-guided hiking around Little Red River and Greers Ferry Dam. There are posts along the trail to go with a brochure explanation of those locations. Sugar Loaf area is another of the parks built by the U.S. Army Corps; you can hike 540 feet above sea level to the top of the peak.

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