Norfork Lake

Discover Norfork Lake … Year ’round!

Rising bluffs and forested hills surround the secluded beauty and crystal clear waters of this Ozark Mountain jewel. Norfork Lake, Arkansas’ hidden treasure, is a short 10-minute drive from Mountain Home in North Central Arkansas and extends just over the border into Southern Missouri.

With a 42-mile length of crystal blue water and up to 550 miles of un-commercialized shoreline, Norfork Lake is more than just a fantastic recreation area. Pristine water awaits you for boating, fishing, sightseeing or just enjoying a great sunrise or sunset. Experience the quiet nature, relaxation, and peace of Norfork Lake. Awesome in its dimensions and complexity, the beauty of the Norfork Lake in the heart of the Ozark Mountains will make your visit an experience you’ll never forget.

Nature abounds in the surrounding mountains, valleys, woodlands, and shoreline of Norfork Lake. Hiking, biking, camping, bird watching, and hunting are just some of the many activities available to the seasonal visitors of Norfork Lake’s expansive recreation and wildlife management areas. Bald eagles, deer, beaver, otter, fox, and turkey are just a few of the many creatures making Norfork Lake their home. Visit Norfork Lake soon, you won’t be disappointed.


The many beautiful Birchwood Area Lakes provide ample opportunities for the avid fishermen and recreational enthusiast alike. Big Chetac Lake, Birch Lake, BalsamLake, Red Cedar Lake, Long Lake and the Spider Lakes offer unique waters with plenty of Northwood’s ambiance for your enjoyment. Our lakes have room for all water enthusiasts…fishing, swimming, water-skiing, sailing, pontooning, canoeing, paddle boats, kayaks or wave runners. You are welcome to pursue your favorite pastime.

A visit to Birchwood is not a step back in time, but a refreshing break from the fastlane into the serene simplicity of village life. It is your VACATION! So have some fun!!