Blue Mountain Lake Vacation and Resort Properties
Blue Mountain Lake is formed by Blue Mountain Dam on the Petit Jean River in Yell County, Arkansas and is used for flood control, recreation and fish and wildlife protection purposes. Construction was completed in 1947. At normal levels it has a surface area of 4.5 square miles. It is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake property.
Blue Mountain Lake is in central Arkansas, with about 50 miles of shoreline. It has fishing, boating, swimming, camping, a lodge and cabins.
Located in the shadow of Mt. Magazine, Arkansas' highest mountain, Blue Mountain Lake offers many recreational opportunities. Modern campgrounds provide many amenities for land- and water-based outdoor activities. A world-class bird dog field trial area attracts visitors from throughout the United States and other countries. Blue Mountain Lake's location between two national forests promotes the natural beauty of the area. There are plenty of activities available to keep any visitor to Blue Mountain Lake busy.
Facilities at Blue Mountain Lake
- The Ashley Creek area has a boat ramp and group picnic shelter.
- The Hise Hill area has a boat ramp and group picnic shelter.
- James Overlook
- The Lick Creek area has a boat ramp and group picnic shelter.
- The Outlet Area area has a electric campsites with dump station, playground and hiking trail. Reservations
- The Waveland Park area has electric campsites with dump station, boat ramp, group picnic shelter, playground, beach and off-road vehicle trail. Reservations
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