Fairfield Bay is located in Cleburne County northeast of Conway, between Clinton and Heber Springs on Hwy 16, situated along the northern most arm of Greers Ferry Lake.
The Little Red River below the dam is a world renowned fishery for German browns and rainbow trout. An island protruding from Greers Ferry Lake, Sugarloaf Mountain, and offers naturalists an outstanding 1.6 mile nature trail, (which won a national landscape design award) showcases nature's variety of vegetation as well as sandstone formations. The island is a game refuge with deer, raccoon, opossum, fox, mink, turkey, and more wildlife.
Golf (two 18-hole championship golf courses) and a variety of fishing are favorites for many locals throughout the picturesque surroundings.
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07/02 Coming to The area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.