US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District Website

Updated Status of Reported Re-Openings of Arkansas Corps Lakes’ Facilities

Published June 17, 2013
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 levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and employs approximately 1,000 personnel.

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 levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and employs approximately 1,000 personnel.

Vicksburg, Miss –The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has updated its earlier reported closures dated 12 June 2013. The Corps has re-opened all recreational areas and other facilities at DeGray Lake and Lake Greeson.

 

At Lake Ouachita, the following sites are re-opened:

Brady Mountain campsites I-50 and 55-74 are re-opened

Crystal Springs boat ramp re-opened

Crystal Springs campsites 1-22 re-opened; Group Camp Area D 1-4 re-opened

Joplin campsites 6-14 re-opened, 18-45 reopened; 64 re-opened; 64 re-opened

Tompkins Bend campsites 1-16 re-opened; 31-43 re-opened

Tompkins Bend boat ramp re-opened

Little Fir boat ramp re-opened

 

Boaters are reminded to always watch for debris washed into the lake from the recent heavy rains in the watershed area and let others know where you will be boating.  Always wear your lifejacket and keep the boat's "kill switch" attached at all times while underway.  For more information, please contact the Arkansas lake offices at 501-767-2101.


Contact
Kavanaugh Breazeale
601-631-5052
kavanaugh.breazeale@usace.army.mil

Release no. 13-064