The great outdoors figures prominently in Perry County recreation. Over half of the county is in the Ouachita National Forest.
Take your pick of fishing, hunting, water-skiing, boating, swimming, picnicking, camping, trails, and more.
Heifer Learning Center at Heifer Ranch - For more than 60 years, Heifer International has pursued a mission to end hunger and poverty. At Heifer Ranch, our inspiring educational center and working farm, visitors can register for programs to delve into these global issues or take a tour and purchase unique items at Shop @ Heifer.
Perryville - Perry County seat is surrounded by beautiful lakes and theOuachita National Forest. Sample small town charm and hospitality.
Scenic 7 Byway - The National Scenic Byway enters Perry County north of Fourche Junction and extends past the county's southernmost border, providing grand views of the Ouachita National Forest. This route is popular year-round, especially during the fall color season.
South Fourche Recreation Area - Six primitive campsites and canoeing access to the South Fourche River, a designated Scenic Area, and quality float stream.
Nimrod Lake Recreation Area - Fishing, water-skiing, camping, picnicking, and swimming at this Corps of Engineers lake. 126 campsites are in Perry County, all with electrical hookups, water, and boat ramps.
Cypress Creek, Bigelow, and Toad Suck Parks - Corps of Engineers parks on the Arkansas River offer a variety of campsites and facilities, including boat ramps.
Wye Mountain - Beautiful fields of yellow daffodils in early spring, drawing visitors from all over Arkansas and the South.