US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District

Riverton Beach Opens for Summer Visitors
Vicksburg, Mississippi…The Louisiana Field Office (LFO) of the Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will reopen the Riverton Recreation area beach for the summer months prior to the Memorial Day weekend. The 13-acre area recreation area, which is open year round, is located north of Riverton, Louisiana, on the Ouachita River. The swim beach normally operates from mid-May until mid-September. Riverton is the only recreation area with a swim beach under the LFO and on the Ouachita Black River system. Picnic sites, a picnic shelter, playground, boat ramp, and restroom facilities are also available.

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