The Great American Eclipse

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On April 8, 2024, the Great North American Eclipse will make its mark in Arkansas! Nearly 2/3 of the state will be in total darkness for more than four minutes – longer than only two other eclipses in history.

Timeline

Path of Totality

Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa is projected to be in the perfect location on the path of totality!

  • 12:31 PM Start of partial eclipse
  • 1:49 PM Start of total eclipse
  • 1:51 PM Maximum eclipse
  • 1:53 PM End of total eclipse
  • 3:10 PM End of partial eclipse

View Map of Eclipse Path

Lodging

For a “once in a life time event” you deserve a resort experience! Our cottages, cabanas, lakeside guest rooms and studios the perfect HQ for your eclipse experience! Our signature Harbor North log sided cottages offer rustic lake luxury with thoughtfully appointed kitchens, lakeview decks with hot tubs and all the space and comfort you need to experience Lake Ouachita and the Ouachita National Forest. Our lakeside guest rooms offer affordable comfort within walking distance of our restaurant, marina and courtyard with fireplace and firepit. Our Lodge cottages offer all the same conveniences with two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and deck with hot tub. Our convenient studios and cabanas combine affordability with the addition of a stocked kitchen. For the greatest economy, our Joplin Inn, located at our entrance on Highway 270, offers all the amenities of Mountain Harbor at our very best pricing!

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Special Eclipse Lodge Reservation Policy

There is a 5 night minimum. The reason for the 5 night minimum is to insure the safety of our guests. We have been told to expect the roads to be choked with traffic and arriving a couple days early and waiting 2 days to depart will go a long way towards creating a safe driving experience arriving and departing. The state of Arkansas is encouraging this minimum.

All reservations require payment in full at time reservation is made.

We must receive a cancellation notice by September 1, 2023 to refund guests deposit – minus a cancellation fee that will be equal to two nights. Reservations made after September 1, 2023 will be subject to this policy.

Any cancellations after January 9, 2024 will be non-refundable.

Marina Reservations

Lake Ouachita is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the 2024 Eclipse experience! Our 26’ and 30’ party barges are perfect for exploring Lake Ouachita in comfort and style! Harbor’s marina offers everything you need for your lake adventures! Browse our sportswear, sunglasses, hats and bags, grab snacks and drinks, fuel up or check out our fishing and boating supplies. We offer out of state and in state Arkansas fishing licenses and lake maps, too!

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    Amenities & Activities

    Mountain Harbor is one of the top Arkansas lake resorts when it comes to outdoor fun. You’ll find an array of outdoor adventure activities at your fingertips from our unique spot touching both the wild, vast Ouachita National Forest and the beautiful, sparkling Lake Ouachita. We have a sport, hobby, trail, activity, or event for the wonder seeker in everyone! Hit the trails – on foot or horseback! The LOViT (Lake Ouachita Vista Trail) offers over 45 miles of hand cut trails through the Ouachita National Forest for hiking and biking. Check out Mountain Harbor Riding Stables for breathtaking 45 minute trail rides through the forest, just in time to see the new ferns and the new fawns!

    Dining

    Harbor’s Lodge Restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and our popular breakfast buffets. Bring the whole family for great southern style family cooking! Our hand cut steaks, juicy Harbor Burgers, fresh salads and great desserts will fuel up everyone in your group!

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      Check Out Our Great Eclipse Merch!

      It's a once in a lifetime experience! Commemorate your eclipse adventure with our great Harbor Eclipse Merch! Choose from eclipse tees for the whole family, our official Harbor Eclipse poster, eclipse stickers and glasses (approved by NASA for your safety!

      Harbor's Great Eclipse Merch!

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