Fairfield Bay Parks and Recreation

Discover Amazing Parks, Exciting Recreation & Unique Outdoor Adventures.

Mother and her little sons hiking trough forest.
Cute happy little boy swimming in the pool.

Explore Fairfield Bay & Unlock a World of Outdoor Fun

Are you ready to unlock a world of outdoor fun and adventure? Fairfield Bay Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of activities and amenities for people of all ages and activity levels. From stunning mountain vistas to city parks and recreational facilities, you’ll find something that everyone will love.

If you’re searching for fun and exciting things to do in Fairfield Bay, the Parks & Recreation Department has the perfect activity for you. In addition to sports activities like basketball, golf, pickleball, tennis, swimming, and disc golf, there are lots of unique features such as hiking, biking, and ATV/UTV trails, as well as fishing spots, water sports, and plenty of space to relax. In addition to the abundance of activities, you can also explore the history of Fairfield Bay.

Fun Activities For Your Crew to Enjoy

A row of bowling balls at Fairfield Lanes bowling alley.


Practice your game and have fun at Fairfield Lanes Bowling, Arcade, Bar & Grill. While you are here, stay for dinner, where you can enjoy the best burger or grilled chicken sandwich around, as well as other items from our menu.

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Fairfield Bay has three outdoor pools Cool Pool, Mountain Ranch, and Hamilton Cove. The Cool Pool is a beautifully renovated pool with a spectacular view of Greers Ferry Lake (9AM – 10PM). Enjoy a cold beverage and a bite to eat at the Cool Pool Sports Grill. And in the summer months, catch a Dive In Movie.

Indian Hills 18-hole golf course and country club in Fairfield Bay, AR.


Indian Hills Golf Resort is an 18-hole championship layout. There are four sets of tees for players of all abilities to enjoy the natural surroundings as they make their way around one of the best-kept secrets for championship golf in Arkansas. Indian Hills Golf Resort is known for its tree-lined fairways, deep bunkers, small sloped greens, and the Indian Rock Cave, located off the number nine fairway. Indian Hills Golf Resort has youth tees so the little ones can play along with the adults.

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Mini Golf

Two challenging miniature golf courses in one place! Tackle a spectacular water feature at the Harris Cup-certified course (and marvel at the award-winning landscaping). And if you want another challenge, hold onto your clubs and place your bets on who is the best at navigating the trees.

Young woman throwing disc to target on disc golf course.

Disc Golf

Woodland Mead Park Disc Golf Course is a great place for families to come try the growing and popular sport of Disc Golf. This professional course has 9 holes/baskets to play. The course has tightly wooded holes with several large boulders and beautiful landscaping. Through the woods, around the trail, and even in view of some beautiful gardens, the course offers good exercise and a family adventure.

People playing Pickleball on the Pickleball courts in Fairfield Bay, AR.

Tennis & Pickleball

At Fairfield Bay, we have round-the-clock access to lit tennis courts, as well as poolside shuffleboard and a sports grill serving cold refreshments and meals. And for those looking to up their pickleball game, there are two dedicated outdoor courts with opportunities to join in on local play and tournaments. Our fantastic facility also offers rental space for your next family gathering.

Explore Parks At Fairfield Bay

Fairfield Bay offers a plethora of outdoor activities throughout the year. A visit to our parks offers numerous options to keep you entertained all day long.

A playground at Woodland Mead Park with children playing.

Woodland Mead Park

There’s no shortage of activities related to nature, sports, and even a piece of history! Big and little feet alike have plenty of places to roam in this beautifully landscaped park that includes a playground, basketball courts, mini golf, and trails. There’s even a bit of history to absorb – look for a “thong tree” – used by generations of Native Americans to mark important spots – right at the entrance to the park.

Rental space available for family gatherings.

The Ed Leamon Garden with a gazebo and a pergola.

Ed Leamon Park

Designed and developed by The Van Buren County Master Gardeners, these award-winning gardens are beckoning to be explored. Refreshing for the soul. Soak up the ambiance of lush landscaping as you stroll through the rose gardens, or cross over and sit for a while to catch a few butterflies in the butterfly garden. 

A golden retriever on green grass at the Dog Park on sunny day.

Dog Park

Whether you’re on vacation or a full-time resident, you’ll want to bring your dog here to play fetch, hang out with their furry friends, or do a dog’s favorite thing – take a walk!

Eco-Friendly Initiatives

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Veggie Community Garden

Fairfield Bay’s community makes our town so special, and you truly see this beautiful spirit come to life in our community garden. Young and old come together to learn how to garden and grow their own veggies. After harvest, we enjoy the fruits of our labor and feel free to share the surplus bounty.

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Recycling Center

Arkansas Recycling Coalition (ARC) 2014 Recycling Education Program of the Year Award. Be part of the Green Team that’s growing more every day. The Recycling Center is an active part of Fairfield Bay. The unique E-Waste Education Center hosts tours and school groups and teaches some ‘hands-on’ recycling – promoting a safer and cleaner future for all.

Experience Unforgettable Outdoor Fun at Fairfield Bay!

With endless opportunities for outdoor exploration, who wouldn’t want to spend a day, week, or lifetime in Fairfield Bay? Start your adventure today!