Greers Ferry Lake

Big Water | Narrows | North Shore | 5 Fingers

40,000 acres of rippling bliss. Hundreds of miles of inviting shoreline. Countless creek & river tributaries flowing from majestic hills to lush wetlands. A lifetime’s worth of adventure!

Float It!

Boat It!

Swim It!

Fish It!

A bird’s eye view of the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain

A true treasure of America’s heartland, Greers Ferry Lake and its tributaries has been a prize-winning fishing destination and a haven for lovers of watersports for over 50 years.

  • 1818

    First Ferry

    in operation on the Little Red River

  • 1954


    power first authorized

  • 1960

    Construction Begins

    on the Greers Ferry Dam

  • 1963


    by President John F. Kennedy – his last public speech

  • 1969

    Annual Cleanup

    started by chief engineer Carl Garner

  • 1983

    Visitor Center

    William Carl Garner Visitor Center opens

  • 1984

    Featured model

    for “Keep America Beautiful” Nat’l Public Lands Day

  • 2013

    50th Anniversary

    featured remarks by President Clinton

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