Vicksburg, Miss…The Louisiana Field Office (LFO) of the Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will re-open the Riverton Recreation area beach for the summer months prior to the Memorial Day weekend.
The 13-acre area recreational 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 recreational area with a swim beach within the LFO and on the Ouachita Black River system. Picnic sites, a picnic shelter, playground, boat ramp, and restroom facilities are also available.