Day Trips in Arkansas

Plan Your Visit.

This is just the beginning of your adventure in Fairfield Bay. Whether you’re looking for a quick fun-filled trip or a week-long getaway, we’ve got tons of fun in store at Fairfield Bay!

Before You Start Your Adventure, Stock Up on the Essentials.

Stock up on your snack essentials at our Resort Convenience Store! Don’t forget to fill up your tank with fuel available 24/7 via Pay at the Pump or Pay with the App.

  • 15344 Hwy 16 East
  • Fairfield Bay, AR, 72088
  • Open Daily 5AM – 10PM
  • Fuel available 24/7 via Pay at the Pump or Pay with the App
  • 501-723-4437
Hangar 54 Pizza Logo
Resort Convenience Store in Fairfield Bay. Signs include Philips 66 gas station, Hangar 54 Pizza, and Drive-Thru.
Souvenir shop in Fairfield Bay with T-shirts hanging outside.

Souvenir & Gift Shop


Monday – Sunday

The souvenir shop will not be reopened this year. Souvenirs will be available at the Bayview Cool Pool and Bowling Alley.

Day Trips

Spend the day in Fairfield Bay! Visit one of these sites to make lasting memories with your family & friends!

A group of children follow a woman around the Ozark Folk Center.

Ozark Folk Center

Take a trip into pioneering days with crafts, music, and herblore well preserved in this cultural mecca. 

People kayaking in the Buffalo River.

Buffalo River

America’s first wild river, the 150-mile-long Buffalo River was the first river to become designated as a national river. Marvel at the 100’ high bluffs, beautiful twists and turns.

The interior of the Blanchard Springs Caverns with lots of stalactites and stalagmites.

Blanchard Springs Caverns

Explore an enchanting and beautiful glimpse into the underground world of Blanchard Springs.

The exterior of the William Carl Garner Visitor Center.

William Carl Garner Visitor Center

Find a plethora of information and history of the area, beginning with its early exploration to the present lake with its plants and wildlife, dam, and powerplant.

The overlook of the Grand Canyon of the Ozarks.

Grand Canyon of the Ozarks

Take a drive up Scenic Highway 7 to Jasper, and be sure to stop and view the spectacular vistas of the Grand Canyon of the Ozarks, a wide valley carved by the Buffalo River.

A group of Rainbow Trout in a creek.

Trout Fish Hatchery

See thousands of rainbow trout & brook trout swimming around at the Greers Ferry Hatchery! 

The JFK Overlook Dam in Summertime.

JFK Overlook Dam Site

This dam is more than 1,700 feet long and towers 243 feet above the Little Red River. Over the years, the dam created one of the most popular recreational destinations in the country and a world-class fishery


Fairfield Bay is a city with no shortage of history or legend.  Take a trip down memory lane with these attractions at The Bay.

Family exploring Indian Rock Cave in Fairfield Bay, AR.

Indian Rock House Cave

Check out this natural cave that served as a tribal meeting place for local Indians many years ago.

1850 log cabin in Fairfield Bay, AR.

Historic Log Cabin

Don’t miss the chance to visit the Historic Log Cabin, which shows what home life was like in the mid to late 1800s. The cabin was built using locally-sourced stones, adding to its unique charm.

Log Cabin Museum

This museum contains permanent and changing exhibits of treasured times from the past.

A totem pole on a trail at Fairfield Bay.

American Totem Pole

The American Totem Pole is one of the three unique carvings by our local craftsmen, the Woodcarvers Unlimited.


Whether you’re a local or a visitor, brace yourself for an exciting lineup of community events. We’ve got the recipe for fun and excitement all year round, with an array of unforgettable experiences meant to be shared with your closest friends, family, and neighbors!

Experience All the Bay Has To Offer!

Start planning your trip to Fairfield Bay to see our natural beauty & small-town charm for yourself!