About Fairfield Bay

Enjoy Life Every Day. Take an Adventure in Fairfield Bay, Arkansas’ Premier Ozark Mountain Vacation Resort!

Fairfield Bay is an outdoor lover’s paradise – a recreation destination that showcases a community enjoying the natural beauty of the great outdoors, a lifestyle of discovering new experiences, comfort in the proven safety, and the value of incredible adventures without the expense of other destinations.

Awarded the City of Distinction for its “Quality of Life”, and “Green Initiatives”. Fairfield Bay showcases stunning mountain scenery, outdoor activities, and friendly people who make The Bay a wonderful place to visit & live.

People live in the moment; live in the outdoors; live day-to-day enjoying each other. The point is, people live.

In Fairfield Bay, residents have all the amenities comparable to a five-star resort and the natural beauty of Ozark Mountains, a clear lake and natural surroundings to enjoy. The community’s people as a whole are active, engaging, versatile and accomplished. Any day in Fairfield Bay can be a day of activity or pure leisure.

Fairfield Bay has a mild climate during all four seasons making it the ideal location for lasting impressions year round. Few days reach freezing temperatures and likewise, few days reach extreme heat in the summer. On average, the city of Fairfield Bay receives 219 sunny days and 51 inches of rain annually. The average warmest month is July, with the coolest month being January.

Fairfield Bay is home to two premier 18-hole championship golf courses: Indian Hills Golf Course and Mountain Ranch Golf Course.

The Fairfield Bay Tennis Center features eight championship courts, two night courts and tennis instruction for beginners.
Three beautiful swimming pools with incredible mountain lake views.

The Hart Fitness Center, located in the center of town, offers a wide variety of weight and exercise equipment, Olympic size swimming pool, indoor track, basketball court, hot-tub & sauna on-site. Fitness Classes & Massage Therapy are also offered.
Miniature golf course (Harris Cup certified), where each hole has its own unique putting challenge and own character. With elevated greens, beautiful landscapes and water obstacles, this creative course can be played again and again.

Fairfield Bay is full of art and culture. By virtue of its location, there are plenty of opportunities to experience the area.

It only takes a first impression to make it a lasting impression.

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, Fairfield Bay is surrounded by incredible natural beauty, where broad mountains ranges and one of the most pristine lakes in the region come together. With large, open, outdoor spaces, the Fairfield Bay community enjoys a recreational lifestyle with all the amenities of a resort, but without the crowd.

Fairfield Bay is situated on the north shore of Greers Ferry Lake, an outdoors paradise with a combined shoreline of 340 miles and maximum depth of 486 feet with a surface area of 40,500 acres.

Scenery, boulders and caves can be explored and enjoyed by all ages on the Indian Rock Cave Trail. The path leads to Indian Rock House where De Soto visited the Indians in 1542 while seeking the Fountain of Youth.

Built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on an island in the middle of Greers Ferry Lake, the one-mile trek to the top rewards visitors with panoramic views of the Ozarks. The Sugar Loaf Mountain Trail was the first designated National Scenic Trail in America.

Nearby Ozark National Forest, offering 1.2 million scenic acres of land to explore the beauty of the Natural State.
The underground caves at Blanchard Springs Caverns in the Ozark-St. Francis National Forest are sure to fascinate and astound anyone in the Fairfield Bay area.

Fairfield Bay stretches your dollar farther than a country mile, and in The Bay, that’s a long, long way.

Fairfield Bay is an Ozark mountain lake resort and community that’s built around peace of mind and an active lifestyle. With big city access barely an hour away, Fairfield Bay is a resort community packed with countless standard amenities and a spectacular cost of living – less than the Arkansas and national average.

The median house value in Fairfield Bay is $75,000-95,000, which is a significant difference to the value in similar type communities.

The cost of living in Fairfield Bay is 4.4% less than the Arkansas average and 13% less than the national average giving residents outstanding value.

Big city shopping is close at hand: Conway 50 miles and Little Rock 75 miles.

Countless amenities are standard with living in the Bay including: golf, tennis, Greers Ferry lake, fishing, pools, hiking, fitness center, library, the and more.

In Fairfield Bay we spell safety “t-r-u-s-t”.

Problems that face even smaller surrounding towns, are virtually non-existent in Fairfield Bay. It’s a degree of safety that brings families to the area as a place where they can focus on each other and activities they truly love.

Fairfield Bay exhibits some of the lowest crime rates in the state of Arkansas.

Sperling’s gives FFB its most favorable rating on violent crime, rating 1 on a scale of 1-10, while larger metro areas around us rate as most dangerous: Memphis – 10, Dallas – 8, Hot Springs – 9. The US average is 4.

Fairfield Bay’s crime index is 64% less than the Arkansas average and 58% less than the national average.

Welcome to the Neighborhood. Welcome to the Community. Welcome Home.

There’s a continual sense of welcome extended to everyone in the community and anyone who visits. Often taking years, even decades, to assimilate into the regular heartbeat and rhythm of a community, at FFB it comes as natural as the beautiful outdoors.

As of the 2010 U.S. Census, there were 2,338 people residing within the city with the median age being 64.3.

Individuals looking for a social setting to make friends and cultivate relationships can become involved in some of the more than 50 active organizations and church groups.

Residents’ days are full and busy, with the majority of Fairfield Bay residents actively involved in at least one community organization.

Fairfield Bay is deeply rooted in the Christian faith and has eight places of worship to accommodate various religious preferences.

The Fairfield Bay community hosts many festivals and events every year, including: Storyfest, Surf the Bay, Gardening Festival, 4th of July, Music Fests, Fall and Holiday Festivals and so many more.

Country Living & City Benefits ~ The amenities of a Mountain Lake Resort and the qualities of a caring community.

Enjoy comfort and safety as a member of both the City of Fair eld Bay and the Community Club. Modest monthly fees sustain the wonderful amenities and the following:

Zoning Protection
• Code Enforcement Oficer

Security
• Police Force
• Fire Department
• Animal Control Of cer • Constable
• City Watch

Emergency Response
• 911 Service
• EMS/Ambulance Service
• Life Flight Helipad

Environmental
• Wastewater Treatment Facilities
• Trash Service
• Road Maintenance – Weather Response
• Recycling Center

Quality of Life
• Community Education Center
• Over 50 Service/Volunteer Organizations
• Community Theatre
• Arts Organizations/Galleries
• Amphitheater
• Picnic Pavilions
• Fishing Dock
• Hiking Trails
• Disc Golf

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