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Annual Lake & River Cleanup

FREE camping for volunteers (1st come, 1st served), plus fun for all ages & behind-the-scenes activities.

Old-Fashioned Luncheon at the Fairfield Bay Marina, Saturday 11:30-2pm

Special dedication ceremony for the late Carl Garner, cleanup founder

Live entertainment by Britt Currie, and the Harding University Choir

Games, races, face painting, door prizes & more for the kids!

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 9-11, 2016: Love the Lake & River WEEKEND!

For nearly 50 years, the Greers Ferry Lake & Little Red River Association has sponsored a Lake & River Cleanup Event. This family-friendly, community activity has mobilized hundreds of volunteer individuals, church & school groups, and civic organizations to rally together to keep the treasured shores and waterways beautiful. This year, in celebration of our 47th anniversary, the event is even BIGGER and BETTER! We invite locals & visitors alike to spend time exploring the trails, marinas, parks, shops, restaurants, and attractions of the towns in the lake region. Water is the life of our communities – what better way than to spend an entire weekend fostering a love for our natural & local resources of Arkansas’ Adventure Region?

Official Press Release PDF (Updated) →

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Fairfield Bay

Fairfield Bay

  • Volunteers: Join us for the free CLEANUP LUNCHEON & CONCERT at the Fairfield Bay Marina, 11:30am Saturday
  • Indian Rock Cave: FREE tours from 10:00 am to 12:00 am on Sunday. Meet in the Parking Lot at the Indian Rock Cabin Trailhead
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain Island: FREE ferry excursions (SUNDAY). Call Marina at 501-884-6030 to reserve space for one of the following departure times: 9:30am (full), 11:30am, 1:30pm
  • Woodland Mead Park: FREE Disc Golf & Mini Golf, Friday-Sunday 2pm-6pm.
  • Conference & Visitors Center: Free Art & Theatre Tours on Friday only from 9am to 4pm


  • South Fork Nature Center: Join the South Fork team after the cleanup for a tour of the pioneer cabin, outdoor classroom, and nature trails
    South Fork Nature Center logo
    Hands-on Nature Trail cleanup with the team after 11am Volunteer Luncheon at Choctaw Park.
  • Rock N Java: FREE signature Black or Coconut Ginger Green Fruit-Infused Shaken Tea with any meal.
    Rock N Java Coffee Shop in Clinton - Marshall Arkansas Hwy 65

Greers Ferry

Heber Springs

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Fairfield Bay AR 50 Years
Proudly hosted by the City of Fairfield Bay, FFB Community Club, & FFB Marina!

General information: 844-939-7567 & press “0”
Corps of Engineers: 501-362-2416

Marina Check-in Time for Boats:
7:30 to 8am

Fairfield Bay Marina
Eden Isle Marina
Heber Springs Marina
Smith’s Hill Creek Marina
Lacey’s Narrows Marina
Furgersons Choctaw Marina
Peter’s Sugar Loaf Marina
Dam Site Camping Gatehouse
Lindsey’s Resort
Red River Trout Adventures

  • Sugarloaf Mountain Area cleanup at ASU: Volunteer check-in at 8am with Sugarloaf Heritage Council. Volunteer luncheon at 11:30.
  • Little Red River Area Volunteer check-in at 8am with Trout Unlimited Ch. 722 & Red River Assoc. Lunch at the pavilion at 11:30. For more info please call 501-362-3615.
  • South Fork peninsula area cleanup: Volunteer check in at 7:30am at Furgersons Choctaw Marina. Volunteer luncheon at Choctaw Park at 11am followed by Trail Cleanup at South Fork Nature Center.
  • Dam site cleanup: Volunteer check-in 8am at the camping gatehouse.
Cleanup sponsors include:
Greers Ferry Lake & Little Red River Association
Army Corps of Engineers
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
Greers Ferry Lake National Fish Hatchery
Arkansas Parks & Tourism
Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission
Arkansas Hospitality Association
City of Fairfield Bay, Fairfield Bay Community Club, Fairfield Bay Marina
ECT Web Designs
Save Greers Ferry Lake
South Fork Nature Center
Trout Unlimited Chapter 722
Red River Association
Britt Currie & Friends
Phillip Ellis for VBC Clerk
XTO Energy
Coca Cola
Chow BBQ
Ben E Keith
Justin’s Towing
Sam’s Club
City of Clinton
National Guard
KFFB 106.1 Radio
KSUG 101.9 “Lake” FM
KWCK 99.9
Greers Ferry & Heber Springs High School Family & Consumer Sciences Dept.
Special thanks to area Marinas, and the Chambers of Commerce in Augusta, Bald Knob, Beebe, Clinton, Fairfield Bay, Greers Ferry, Heber Springs, McCrory, and Searcy.
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