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Vicksburg District to continue online reservation system into winter at Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana campgrounds

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District
Published July 13, 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District will continue to use the online reservation system Oct. 1 through Feb. 28, 2021 for campgrounds at its projects in Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana. 

All campsites at Class A campgrounds as well as campsites at select Class C and D campgrounds will be available by advance reservation only during this time.

Online reservations will open to the public Aug. 15 for visits on or after Oct. 1. Campsite reservations and payments for visits to these campgrounds must be made in advance at www.recreation.gov. Up-to-date information about the status of campgrounds at the USACE Vicksburg District’s recreation sites is available at the following link: https://go.usa.gov/xw4K5. 

Affected campgrounds in Arkansas include Brady Mountain, Crystal Springs, Denby Point, Joplin, Stephens Park, Little Fir, and Tompkins Bend at Lake Ouachita; Arlie Moore, Edgewood, Iron Mountain, Caddo Drive, Shouse Ford and Alpine Ridge at DeGray Lake; and Parker Creek, Kirby Landing, Self Creek, Jim Wylie, Narrows Dam and Cowhide Cove at Lake Greeson.

Affected campgrounds in Mississippi include Dub Patton and South Abutment at Arkabutla Lake; Wallace Creek, Persimmon Hill, Chickasaw Hill, Water Valley Landing and Ford’s Well at Enid Lake; North Abutment and North Graysport at Grenada Lake; and Clear Creek, Pat’s Bluff, Hurricane Landing and Oak Grove at Sardis Lake.

Affected campgrounds in Louisiana include Tom Merrill at Bayou Bodcau.

For more information about operational changes or questions about recreation facilities in Arkansas, contact the Lake Ouachita Field Office at 501-767-2108, DeGray Lake Field Office at 870-246-5502, or Lake Greeson Field Office at 870-285-2151.

For more information about operational changes or questions about recreation facilities in Mississippi, contact Arkabutla Lake at 662-562-6261, Enid Lake at 662-563-4571, Grenada Lake at 662-226-5911, or Sardis Lake at 662-563-4531. 

For more information about operational changes or questions about recreation facilities in Louisiana, contact the Bayou Bodcau Office at 318-949-1804. 

The USACE Vicksburg District owns and operates more than 100 recreation areas across Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana where millions of visitors enjoy fishing, camping, hunting, boating, hiking, swimming, geocaching and more every year. The district’s 10 flood control reservoirs across Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana provide numerous benefits to the region, including flood risk management, hydropower, water supply, wildlife management and recreation.

The USACE Vicksburg District is engineering solutions to the nation’s toughest challenges. The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline Mississippi River levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and employs approximately 1,100 personnel.

Anna Owens

Release no. 20-056