Does living on an Ozark mountain lake sound like your idea of the good life? Visit Fairfield Bay—a 40,000-acre natural playground. situated on beautiful Greers Ferry Lake. An outdoor-lover’s paradise, Fairfield Bay offers residents and visitors all the amenities of a resort nestled into the natural beauty of the Ozark Mountains.

If you love lake life, Fairfield Bay is one of the region’s premier destinations offering swimming, camping, hiking or just watching the sun set over the clean, clear water. Fishing on the lake is superb throughout the year as every game fish native to the state has been stocked by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. And, there are vast stretches of water for sailing and other water sports.

Additional outdoor activities provide plenty of recreation and relaxation for residents and visitors alike. Fairfield Bay offers two 18-hole championship golf courses and the Fairfield Bay Tennis Center features eight championship courts, two night courts and tennis instruction for beginners. Other popular pastimes include hiking Sugar Loaf Mountain Island and exploring the boulders and history of the caves at Indian Rock. Nearby, find the Ozark National Forest and Blanchard Springs Caverns.

Community events and festivals also draw visitors from far and wide. Some of the state’s most unique festivals happen right here, including: Bloomin’ in the Bay (May); Surf the Bay (June); Boati Gras (August); OktoberFest at the Bay (October); and Festival of Trees (December). New in 2015 is the Paddle Battle, slated for September. The Fairfield Bay Conference Center is a hub for other events, from corporate meetings to family gatherings, weddings, reunions or a wonderful weekend getaway.

A new, free mobile app puts information about these and other Fairfield Bay activities right at your fingertips. Need a tee time? Want to hike, rent a boat or take a lake cruise? Find out about local goings-on, restaurants, area live theatre or countless other community attractions Fairfield Bay has to offer.

Life moves slower in this premier resort community, but amid the natural splendor and changing seasons there’s also a thriving business community and range of services to meet residents’ needs. Health care is provided through two hospital clinics—Ozark Health and Baptist Health—and local industry and businesses provide economic opportunity and jobs. 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 and sauna onsite. Fitness classes and massage therapy are also offered.

So, if living an active outdoor life while taking in breathtaking lake views with a mountain backdrop is your idea of paradise, Fairfield Bay is the place to call home.

At a Glance



Population: 2,338
Median Age: 64
Median Income: $33,339


Average Home Value Range: $75,000-95,000
Cost of Living: 13% lower than the national average

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Fairfield Bay Conference and Visitor Center
(501) 884-4202