The Solar Eclipse of 2024

Searcy County is "The Best Place on Earth" to view the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse, so says California author Amanda Rose! April 8th, 2024 as we will see a Total Solar eclipse here in the gorgeous Arkansas Ozarks! Why? Naturally Dark Night Skies, the Buffalo National River, Ozark Mountain Spring Scenery, Abundant Waterfalls, Great Trails, Live Music, Great Food, Great Airport & Fly-in Destination, etc. 

Outside Magazine has named the Buffalo National River as one of the Seven Best Places to see the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse! Top Seven in the World! Searcy County hosts approximately 48 miles of the Buffalo National River and it's ALL IN 100% TOTALITY! Of course the Dark Skies of the Buffalo National River should make us a stellar location! From Leslie to Pindall, Witts Springs to Harriet, Snowball to Oxley, St. Joe to Gilbert, Big Flat to Marshall! We are ALL IN! Come to Searcy County for the eclipse! Eclipse website: Outside Story:

People from all over the world are already making plans for this spectacular event! Event planners are underway to ensure that Searcy County will be a great place from which to view the eclipse.

And don't wait until 2024 to make your lodging reservations. Historically, hotels, cabin rentals, lodges, RV parks, and campgrounds sell out months in advance as people come to have ringside seats. 1.3 million visits to the Buffalo River in 2022!

Eclipse Lodging for 4-8 April 2024: 100% Totality!

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Leslie/Oxley, Arkansas Vacancy

Cherry St. Cottage -- 870-504-1979 NO VACANCY

Oak Street Cottage -- 870-504-1979 NO VACANCY
The H.D. William's House -- 501-764-7979 NO VACANCY

Ozark Mountaintop Lodge & Retreat -- (501) 940-4992

Pine Groves Trail (RV) -- 870-447-2367

Kevin's Guest House -- 8704487505 NO VACANCY

Crown Mountain Canvas -- (870) 262-9203 Three tipi spots available from $200 to $400 per spot. One RV spot available, full hookup- water, power, and septic. $300. Fire pits and firewood available with all four spots. Stem Rock Natural Area is within walking distance! No pets. The tipis are a glamping experience, so beds, bedding, seating, lighting, etc Think of it like going to a hotel- you just need your luggage, toiletries, and eats/drinks.

Ace Promotions LLC would like to invite you to our BEAUTIFUL Eclipse Campground April 2024 for the Totality Solar Eclipse where you can experience some great Southern Hospitality before you experience the AWESOME Total Solar Eclipse on April 8th, 2024. Facebook @ Campbell Rd Eclipse Campgrounds. Cindi Silor owner of Ace Promotions LLC & Campbell Rd Eclipse Campgrounds, (870) 221-1997

Country Living -- 8705040143 NO VACANCY

Cove Creek Cottage & RV Park - 870-447-2599 

Valley View Glamping and RV Resort (RV) -- 501-294-9309 Primitive Camping

Nana's Eclipse Campsites Leslie, AR are taking reservations now! 40 acres of primitive campsites for campers & tents.
RV/Camper: 25x50 3 nights(Fri, Sat, Sun) $2,000 + tax
: Add-on Thurs night $500 + tax
: Add-on Monday night April 8th FREE
Tents: 30x30
: 3 nights(Fri, Sat, Sun) $1,200 + tax
: Add-on Thurs night $300 + tax
: Add-on Monday night April 8th FREE
Accepting Venmo (@shantal_fikes), Cashapp ($ShantalFikes), or PayPal (@ShantalFikes).
For any questions or special requests: Email: Call: (870) 213-5702 #searcycounty

Eclipse Campground on the Searcy and Stone County line available for reservations! 200 campsites at Big Mountain Campground & Cabin in the Ozarks! $200 for Sunday night before the eclipse, all other nights only $50 per night! Providing a bundle of wood, fire ring, water, and an outhouse. Concession open every day except Sunday. 25 minutes from Mountain View and ten minutes from Leslie! Call 859-302-6398. One tent, one vehicle per site. Address is 10028 Highway 66, Alco, Arkansas 72680.

Antiques And will accept Eclipse Parking for the 2024 Eclipse! 100% Totality! Just off US Highway 65 in the Ozarks! Taking donations only. Call 870-416-0304

Hillhaven cabin is strategically located in a remote, unspoiled natural setting, away from the light pollution of the city. This ensures a clear and unobstructed view of the solar eclipse, allowing you to immerse yourself in the breathtaking  event. Enjoy 500 acres of privately owned land in path of totality predicted to be 4 minutes and 8 seconds. Hillhaven cabin sleeps 16 with 2 full bathrooms and full kitchen. Our oversized deck is the perfect spot to few the eclipse. We viewed the October 14, 2023 eclipse from there.  At night, it is an ideal place to star gaze with plenty of ample seating. Nightly rate starting at $1600, 4 night minimum stay required. Home | Hillhaven Solar Ecli (  Call 501-454-8857 Boondocking campsites available as well.  Facebook Hillhaven Solar Eclipse Path of Totality | Leslie AR | Facebook  Email

Middle Fork Retreat -- 870-504-1979 NO VACANCY

Marshall/Snowball, Arkansas Vacancy

Ozark Cabin on Massey Farms -- AirBnB Only -- 870-476-3149   

The Downtown Apartments -- (501) 940-2027

Nanny's Place -- (501) 940-2027

The Old Snowball House -- (870) 715-7255 NO VACANCY

Grandma's House Guest Rental  -- (870) 448-7731

Cozy Buffalo River Cabin -- (501) 247-5416

Stargazer Cabin -- AirBnB only

Ratchford Farms -- VRBO only -- (501) 362-4461

Happy Hawk Cabin--AirBnB Only

Boston Mountain Pizza & RV Park -- (870) 448-3151

The Hippie House -- 870-504-3339

Victory Ranch Cabin -- 870-448-6777

Mountaintop Cottage -- (870) 504-1711

Magnolia House -- 870-448-7856 Hot Tub NO VACANCY

Fox Trot Cabins -- (870) 577-2471

Baker Cabin  -- 870-448-3336

Windstorm Cabin of Parker Creek Bend Cabins -- 844-712-2246

Back Porch Haven -- 870-448-7389

The WOODS at South Maumee -- Six RV sites plus cabin --  870-448-7951

Grassy Road Cabins and Camping Nine RV Spots plus two cabins -- 919-922-1030 

Ervin Highland Farms  -- 1-870-504-3223. 3024

Two Marshall Lodgings: Downtown Apartments & Nanny's Place

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Stone Cottage of Marshall 

Eclipse Parking $50 per day in Marshall at the Searcy County Veterans Hall! Call or Text 8704057261.

Eclipse Camping and RV spots available on the grounds of the Searcy County Fair in Marshall! Call 870-504-1429

St. Joe/Pindall, Arkansas Vacancy

Bear Creek Log Cabins -- Also RV (870) 448-5926 Cabins - NO VACANCY

Buffalo River Lodge -- (877) 215-7788 NO VACANCY

Kindling Trail Cabin -- (870) 448-3210

Triple D Cabins -- (479) 903-2238

The Buffalo Bungalo at St. Joe -- -- (870) 530-2246

Rustic Roots at Taylor Farms - Ozarks Cabin -- 870-448-5555

Billie's RV Sites RV & Parking -870-365-8294

Nature's Loft -- 501-208-1248 Hot Spa

Paddle N Play Hideway - 

Full View Farms RV Camping -

Buffalo River Outfitters - 11 Cabins - 870-439-2244

Humming Pines RV Campground - 12 RV Sites - 870-232-6343

Tomahawk Skies 2024 Solar Eclipse

Double G Farms would like to open up to a limited number of RV's and Tent Campers for a short time during the week of the April Eclipse. Located about 2 miles from the majestic Buffalo National River that offers miles of kayaking, canoeing and hiking. Many great viewing locations are available on our farm and each one has an unobstructed view without leaving the campsite.

Onsite Amenities Outhouses aswell as dump stations for RV's. Firewood andfire rings will be available for purchase - All camp fires will be required tobe contained inside a fire ring, so please feel free to bring your own. Food, drinks andice will be available for purchase while supplies last. Price will not beincluded in campsite rentals but will be reasonable.

Campsite Info:

20 X 20   $80.00 @night   limit 4 people  ( $20 each additional person)

20 X 30  $120 @ night limit 4 people  ($30 each additional person)

20 X 40  $160.00 @ night limit4 people ($40 each additional person)

20 X 50  $200 @ night limit 4 people  ($50 a head ) 

20 X 50 Drive thru sites areavailable

Larger spots are available upon request

Contact info Steve Gilson  1-501-454-4680, Kerry Gilson  1-501-454-4820, Robbie Gilson 1-501-414-4636

Eclipse vendor space available for reservation at Billie's Ozark Mountain RV Park & Sites in St. Joe right along US Highway 65! Great location! Buffalo River Market, April 5-8, 2024, Setup Friday April 5th, Open Saturday April 6th 9 am, Close April 8th at 5 pm. Theme "Eclipse 2024." Reserve your spot to sell during the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse in April! 870-365-8294

Tomahawk Camping & Stargazing has Eclipse Spots available now east of St. Joe! Their 20-acre field and rolling hills offer spectacular views of the Ozark Mountains in Tomahawk, Arkansas! Several access points on the Buffalo National River are close by for canoeing and kayaking! Fires ARE allowed! Pets ARE allowed! They provide portable toilet access. Pack in and pack out - bring what you need and take it with you when you leave. Don't miss the opportunity to watch the stars and the solar eclipse! Reserve your spot now! LOCATION: Reedville Rd, St. Joe, AR 72675. Phone 870-221-3075

Buffalo National River - Tyler Bend Visitor Center

Plan Your Visit - Buffalo National River (U.S. National Park Service) (

Gilbert, Arkansas Vacancy

Buffalo Camping and Canoeing -- (870) 439-2888

Buffalo River Cabin -- (501) 912-5662

Gilbert RV Campground -- (870) 439-2111

Anna's House -- (870) 448-6289 NO VACANCY

The Loft -- (870) 688-1341 Hot Tub

Cool River Cottage -- 501-282-9518

Sky Hawk Ridge -- 870-365-9457

Blue Canoe Cabin -- 501-944-2474

The fabulous Buffalo River Art Gallery in the gorgeous Town of Gilbert Arkansas is offering camping for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse! Call or message them soon! Call 713-320-0561.

Harriet/Big Flat, Arkansas Vacancy

Buffalo River Retreat -- (501) 602-8413

Dogwood Hills Guest Farm -- (870) 448-4870 Hot Tub. Booking only by phone. Incredible farm dining Open to General Public as well! Offering breakfast and dinner daily from the 4th- 9th. Events planned!

Shepherd of the Ozarks -- (817) 310-0280

Beulah Cabin Rental -- (870) 448-7280

Starlight Cabin at Three Hollows Farm -- (512) 674-5464

Shelton's Big Flat Getaway (Also RV) -- (870) 448-7435

Rustic Pine Cabin -- (870) 204-2197

Huckleberry Ridge Cabins -- (870) 448-2000

The Big Flat General Store at the Intersection of Highways 14 and 263! Call 870-448-5275 for eclipse parking.

Ervin Highland Farms  -- 1-870-504-3223. 3024

Witts Springs, Arkansas Vacancy

Drewry House -- (870) 496-2242

Boston Mountain Horse Camp (RV) -- (870) 504-1165

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Area AttractionsAttractions | Searcy County Chamber of Commerce (

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**Events for 4-8 April 2024


Jonnie W. Comedy - Home - Ozark Heritage Arts Center 6 April, 6 PM

NASA Livestream - Ozark Heritage Arts Center 8 April


Searcy County Quilt Show, 5-6 April at the Searcy County Civic Center in Marshall, Theme is Solar E "clips" 

*  5-6 April, Veteran's Hall in Marshall hosts the amazing music duo Breez! Breez musicians are Jeff Stansbery of Leslie and Rusty Allgaier! Rusty is a magnificent piano and keyboard performer!

Witts Springs

* Dustin Reid Memorial ATV Poker Run, Sat. April 6th. Registration 7:30-9:00am. Call (870) 496-2440. 

* Cycling! Boston Mountain Eclipse Challenge in Witts Springs Arkansas for April 7th & 8th 2024! Hosted by Witts Springs Community Voices and Hill Country Cycling Club. This event will culminate on Monday April 8th 2024 with the viewing of the eclipse from an amazing location! Four person team cycling event using the 50 mile Lick Fork Route. Five fun challenges along the route. Start gathering your tribe for this event! More details to come!


"Welcome to the town of Gilbert, Arkansas Eclipse Day 2024! We are excited to announce the availability of parking passes to view the Total Solar Eclipse from our beautiful town. The town's roads will be closed to through traffic, so space is limited. Only 250 parking spots will be sold. Passes are available for $50 per vehicle. There is no limit on the number of passengers, so load up your friends and family! We will have bathrooms available and local vendors with eclipse viewing glasses, drinks, t-shirts, and more! Please join us for eclipse viewing, food, souvenirs, and makingmemories!" Purchase Tickets here:

* Searcy County Barn Quilt Self-Driving Tour! 37 Hand-painted quilt blocks! Enter Trail #2, The Searcy County Quilt Trail——-sponsored by Greater Searcy County Chamber – Arkansas Quilt Trails

* Searcy County Museums! Buffalo River Historic Jail & Museum  St. Joe Depot Historical Museum 

Buffalo River Art Gallery   Brick House Artisans   Morrisette Pottery of Leslie