Arkansas Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Arkansas? View Arkansas parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Arkansas Post National Memorial is located in southeastern Arkansas. The entrance to the park is on Arkansas Hwy 169, seven miles south of Gillett, via US Hwy 165 (The Great River Road), and about 20 miles northeast of Dumas, via US 165. Phone (870) 548-2207 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Arkansas Post National Memorial Official Website Arkansas Post National Memorial Map Located at the confluence of two rivers, Arkansas Post has served as a gathering place for many cultures throughout human history – it represents cultural cooperation, conflict, synthesis, and diversity.

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Arkansas River – Murray Lock and Dam, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Phone (501) 329-2986 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds MAUMELLE Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Ozark Interpretive Association Arkansas River – Murray Lock and Dam Website The Arkansas River is one of the Mississippi’s largest tributaries. It flows 1,450 miles from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, through the Royal Gorge, on through Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas to its confluence with the Mississippi River. Four hundred and forty-five miles long with 17 locks and dams, the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MCKARNS) is a reliable, year-round waterway into the Southwest. Essentially a series of navigation pools connected by locks, the waterway enables vessels to overcome a 420-foot difference in elevation

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Arkansas River – Norrell Pool, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Phone (870) 548-2291 Activities BOATING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Ozark Interpretive Association Arkansas River – Norrell Pool Website Located about 50 mi S of Stuttgart. Anglers can fish for bass, crappie, catfish and bream from boats or the riverbanks.The Arkansas River is one of the Mississippi’s largest tributaries. It flows 1,450 miles from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, through the Royal Gorge, on through Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas to its confluence with the Mississippi River. Four hundred and forty-five miles long with 17 locks and dams, the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MCKARNS) is a reliable, year-round waterway into the Southwest. Essentially a series of navigation pools connected by locks, the waterway enables

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Arkansas River – Pool 3, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Joe Hardin Lock and Dam is located about 23 miles east of Pine Bluff. Phone (870) 534-0451 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds RISING STAR Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Arkansas River – Pool 3 Website Ozark Interpretive Association Overnight camping is available in Pool 3 at Rising Star Park, located about 4 mi N of Linwood off US 65. Boat launching is also available in Trulock Park and Sheppard Island Park. Excellent catfish fishing in the tailwaters of Joe Hardin Lock and Dam as well as Emmitt Sanders Lock and Dam at the upstream end of pool 3. Anglers also find excellent fishing for bass, crappie and bream.

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Arkansas River – Pool 4, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Emmitt Sanders Lock and Dam is located about 6 miles east of Pine Bluff. Phone (870) 534-0451 Activities BOATING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Ozark Interpretive Association Arkansas River – Pool 4 Website The Pine Bluff area abounds with history. White Bluff is the natural geographic boundary where the Western Gulf Coastal Plain and Mississippi Delta meet. Visitors can spend their time at Pine Bluff like the pioneers did or they are welcome to partake of more modern conveniences. Parks along the river provide boat launching ramps, drinking water, camping areas, picnic sites and other facilities for the convenience of all. Boat launching into Pool 4

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Arkansas River – Pool 5, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Lock and Dam No. 5 is located about 10 miles west of Tucker. Phone (870) 534-0451 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Arkansas River – Pool 5 Website Ozark Interpretive Association Overnight camping and boat launching are available in Tar Camp Park, located about 6 mi E of Redfield. Bank fishing is best in Dam Site 5 Park, located about 6 mi E of Jefferson off US 65.

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Arkansas River – Rockefeller Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Phone (501) 329-2986 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Arkansas River – Rockefeller Lake Website Ozark Interpretive Association The Arkansas River is one of the Mississippi’s largest tributaries. It flows 1,450 miles from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, through the Royal Gorge, on through Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas to its confluence with the Mississippi River. Four hundred and forty-five miles long with 17 locks and dams, the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MCKARNS) is a reliable, year-round waterway into the Southwest. Essentially a series of navigation pools connected by locks, the waterway enables vessels to overcome a 420-foot difference in elevation from the Mississippi River

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Arkansas River – Terry Lock and Dam, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Phone (870) 534-0451 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Ozark Interpretive Association Arkansas River – Terry Lock and Dam Website Located on the eastern and western city limits of Little Rock, the recreation activities provided by Pool 6 attract many outdoor enthusiasts. Pool 6 offers excellent fishing, especially in the old river cutoffs and the tailwaters of the dam and Murry Lock and Dam upstream.

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Arkansas River – Toad Suck Ferry Pool, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Phone (501) 329-2986 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds TOAD SUCK Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Arkansas River – Toad Suck Ferry Pool Photo Album Ozark Interpretive Association Arkansas River – Toad Suck Ferry Pool Map Arkansas River – Toad Suck Ferry Pool Website Situated in the eastern edge of both the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, the area is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Dogwood, Red bud, Wild Plum, and other native flowering trees offer breathtaking sights in the spring. Flaming leaves brighten the hillsides with their changing colors in the fall. It is a welcome scene for any camera “bug” or nature lover. Roads lead to numerous parks

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Arkansas River – Wilbur D. Mills Pool, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Wilbur D. Mills Dam is about 13 miles north of Dumas. Lock No. 2 is about 47 miles south of Stuttgart. Phone (870) 548-2291 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds MERRISACH LAKE PENDLETON BEND WILBUR D. MILLS NOTREBES BEND PARK Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Arkansas River – Wilbur D. Mills Pool Website Ozark Interpretive Association Lock no. 2 is located on the man-made Arkansas Post Canal that connects the Arkansas River with the White River. Wilber D. Mills Dam is located on the main stem of the Arkansas River. Overnight camping is available in Merrisach Lake Park near Lock No. 2, Wilbur D. Mills Park

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Beaver Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Fayetteville, 22 miles north on US 71, then east on US 62. Phone (479) 636-1210 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds HICKORY CREEK PARK HORSESHOE BEND LOST BRIDGE NORTH PRAIRIE CREEK (AR) DAM SITE RIVER (BEAVER LAKE) LOST BRIDGE SOUTH STARKEY CAMPGROUND INDIAN CREEK CAMPGROUND WAR EAGLE CAMPGROUND ROCKY BRANCH CAMPGROUND DAM SITE LAKE CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Prairie Creek Marina Rocky Branch Marina Lost Bridge Marina Starkey Marina War Eagle Marina Horseshoe Bend Marina Beaver Lake Website Hickory Creek Marina Beaver Lake Photo Album Facebook Nestled in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, Beaver Lake is a nature lover’s delight

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Big Lake Wilderness, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Big Lake NWR and the Big Lake Wilderness are located in northeast Arkansas adjacent to the bootheel of Missouri. From Blytheville, travel west on State Highway 18 approximately 15 miles. From Jonesboro, travel east on State Highway 18 approximately 35 miles. Headquarters is located on the north side of the highway. Various directional signs are located along the route. Contact Refuge Office for information and maps of the area. Boat, canoe, or kayak is required to enter the wilderness area. Subject to flooding during any part of year. Water levels are highly variable. Phone 870-564-2429 Activities WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Big Lake Wilderness Map Big Lake Wilderness Twenty miles west of the Mississippi River, the

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Blue Mountain Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Fort Smith, 50 miles east on AR 10. Phone (479) 947-2372 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds OUTLET AREA WAVELAND PARK Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Blue Mountain Lake Photo Album Blue Mountain Lake Website Blue Mountain Lake Map Located in the shadow of Mt. Magazine, Arkansas? highest mountain, Blue Mountain Lake offers many recreational opportunities. Modern campgrounds provide many amenities for land- and water-based outdoor activities. A world-class bird dog field trial area attracts visitors from throughout the United States and other countries. Blue Mountain Lake?s location between two national forests promotes the natural beauty of the area. There are plenty of activities available to keep any

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Buffalo National River, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Buffalo National River is a long, narrow park that is crossed by three main highways. Highways 7, 43, and 62/65 are the main roads out of Harrison, Arkansas that will take you to the Buffalo River, depending on which part of the park you wish to visit. GPS systems are not reliable in this area so please call ahead for directions or pick up a map of the area beforehand. Phone (870) 439-2502 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds TYLER BEND CAMPGROUND OZARK PAVILION BUFFALO POINT Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Buffalo National River Official Website Buffalo National River Map Established in 1972, Buffalo National River flows freely for 135 miles and is one of the

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Bull Shoals Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Little Rock, 135 miles north on US 65, 50 miles east on US 62 to Flippin, 4 miles north to lake. From Springfield, MO, south on US 65, then east on AR 14. Phone (870) 425-2700 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds BEAVER CREEK (MO) BUCK CREEK (MO) HIGHWAY 125 PARK BULL SHOALS LAKEVIEW PARK LEAD HILL TUCKER HOLLOW PARK Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Buck Creek Marina Wagon Wheel Resort Highway K Marina Theodosia Marina Bull Shoals Lake Photo Album Sugarloaf Marina Bull Shoals Marina Tucker Hollow Resort Bull Shoals Lake Map Bull Shoals Lake Website Tucker

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Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Cache River NWR Headquarters is located 16 miles south of Augusta, Arkansas on Highway 33. From US Highway 64, turn south on Highway 33. Follow Highway 33 approximately 16 miles. The headquarters is on the left side of the road. Phone 870-347-2614 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Cache River National Wildlife Refuge Cache River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1986 to protect significant wetland habitats and provide feeding and resting areas for migrating waterfowl. As one of the few remaining areas in the Lower Mississippi River Valley not drastically altered by channelization and drainage, the Cache River basin contains a variety of wetland

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Dardanelle Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate 40, Take exit #81(State Highway #7), Trun left (south) on Highway 7, Travel 5 miles to Highway 7 spur turn right, Travel 3 miles on Highway 7 spur, Arrive at the Russellvile Project Office/Lake Dardanelle Field Office. Phone (479) 968-5008 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds OLD POST ROAD PINEY BAY SHOAL BAY Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Dardanelle Lake Website Dardanelle Lake Map Dardanelle Lake Photo Album Spadra Marina Located near the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests, the picturesque shoreline, excellent fishing and abundant wildlife provide ideal conditions for nature enthusiasts and camera bugs.

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Degray Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Little Rock, AR, 55 miles south on I-30 to Caddo Valley, 2 miles north on US 7. Phone (870) 246-5501 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds ALPINE RIDGE ARLIE MOORE CADDO DRIVE EDGEWOOD IRON MOUNTAIN SHOUSE FORD Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Degray Lake Photo Album Facebook Degray Lake Website Virtual Tour DeGray Lake, AR, on the Caddo River, is known for its camping facilities and geological formations. Located in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, lake visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, swimming and scuba diving as well. A group camp

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Dequeen Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From DeQueen, 8 miles north on US 71. 5 miles west to the lake. Phone (870) 584-4161 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds BELLAH MINE OAK GROVE PINE RIDGE Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Dequeen Lake Website Dequeen Lake Photo Album The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to DeQueen Lake and wishes you an enjoyable stay at the project. The project offers the visitor extensive opportunities for a memorable outdoor recreation experience. Food, bait, tackle, etc. are available near the lake. Project personnel are available and will be happy to assist in assuring you a pleasant stay.

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Dierks Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Texarkana, 46 miles north on US 71, 11 miles east on US 70. From Hot Springs, west 68 miles on Highway 70. Phone (870) 286-2346 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds JEFFERSON RIDGE Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Dierks Lake Website Dierks Lake Photo Album The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Dierks Lake and wishes you an enjoyable stay at the project. Visitors are afforded many opportunities for an enjoyable outdoor recreation experience. Overnight accommodations, food, bait, tackle, etc. are available in the area. Visitors might want to take a day trip to some of the many local interesting sites including Hot Springs National

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Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Felsenthal NWR is located about 5 miles west of Crossett, Arkansas on US Highway 82. Signs along the way will invite you to visit the Office/Visitor Center before entering the refuge. Phone 870-364-3167 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge Established in 1975, Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southeast Arkansas, approximately eight miles west of the town of Crossett. Named for a small community located at its southwest corner, this 65,000 acre refuge contains an abundance of water resources dominated by the Ouachita and Saline Rivers and the Felsenthal Pool.

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Fort Smith National Historic Site, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate 40 Eastbound: Exit at Roland, and drive six miles on highway 64 to downtown Fort Smith. From Interstate 40 Westbound & from North I 540 & Fayetteville, take Interstate 40 westbound to I 540 south. Exit west on Rogers Ave. and continue to downtown. In the downtown area: On Rogers or Garrison Ave turn south at 4th St. Turn right onto Garland Ave. At the end of the next block is the entrance to the main parking lot. Parking is also available on Third Street. Phone (479) 783-3961 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Fort Smith National Historic Site Official Website Fort Smith National Historic Site Map From the establishment of the first Fort Smith on

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Gillham Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From DeQueen, 15 miles north on US 71, 5 miles east to lake. Phone (870) 898-3343 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds BIG COON CREEK COSSATOT REEFS LITTLE COON CREEK PARK Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Gillham Lake Photo Album Gillham Lake Website Facebook The Corps of Engineers invites you to visit Gillham Lake, “The Bright Spot on the Cossatot” and wishes you an enjoyable stay at the project and a memorable outdoor recreation experience. Overnight accommodations, food, bait, tackle, and other needs are available from businesses near the lake. Project personnel are available and will be happy to assist in assuring you a pleasant stay.

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Greers Ferry Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Little Rock, 15 miles north on US 67-167, 50 miles north on AR 5. Phone (501) 362-2416 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds DAM SITE(GREERS FERRY) HEBER SPRINGS JOHN F KENNEDY NARROWS (AR) OLD HIGHWAY 25 Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Hill Creek Marina Greers Ferry Lake Map Eden Isle Marina Fairfield Bay Marina Greers Ferry Lake Photo Album Shiloh Marina Choctaw Marina Sugar Loaf Marina Dam Site Marina Greers Ferry Lake Website Narrows Marina Heber Springs Marina Greers Ferry Dam stands at the foot of beautiful Round Mountain in the Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas. Numerous parks offer modern camping and recreational opportunities. Marinas

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Greeson Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Little Rock, AR, 60 miles south on I-30 to AR 26. Then, 37 miles west to Murfreesboro, then 6 miles north on AR 27. Phone (870) 285-2151 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds COWHIDE COVE KIRBY LANDING PARKER CREEK Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Self Creek Lodge and Marina Facebook Greeson Lake Photo Album Kirby Landing Marina Swaha Lodge and Marina Greeson Lake Website Highway 70 Landing Marina Lake Greeson, AR, on the Little Missouri River, has many hunting and fishing opportunities as well as camping, swimming and boating. The lake is a wintering site for bald

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Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Holla Bend NWR is located about 5 miles southeast of Dardanelle, Arkansas. From Dardanelle, take State Highway 7 South to State Highway 155 East and go about 4 miles to the refuge entrance. Once you enter the refuge the office/visitor area is about 1/2 mile down the road on the right. Phone 479-229-4300 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge Holla Bend NWR, established in 1957, is located 8 miles down river from Dardanelle, Arkansas. The refuge is situated on a bend of the Arkansas River which was cut off when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers straightened the river in 1954 for flood

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Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Hot Springs National Park is a 5,500 acre park in the city of Hot Springs. Bathhouse Row, a quarter mile long collection of eight bathhouses along the east side of Central Avenue, is the most visited area within the national park. The Fordyce Bathhouse operates as a visitor center and a museum. Phone (501) 620-6715 Activities CAMPING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Hot Springs National Park Official Website Hot Springs National Park Map Water. That’s what first attracted people, and they have been coming here ever since to use these soothing thermal waters to heal and relax. Rich and poor alike came for the baths, and a thriving city built up around the hot springs. Together

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John Paul Hammerschmidt Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Located between Fort Smith and Van Buren, AR . Phone (501) 667-2129 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds SPRINGHILL Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas John Paul Hammerschmidt Lake Website John Paul Hammerschmidt Lake extends 26 miles along the Arkansas River, about half in Arkansas and half in Oklahoma. The shoreline offers a variety of terrain that includes bottomland hardwood timber banks, steep bluffs, open agricultural fields, and urban developments. Outdoor recreational opportunities exists at four parks. Modern park amenities include boat launching ramps, drinking water, camp sites, picnic sites, playgrounds, and trails.

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Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-630, take Exit 2B – Dr. Martin Luther King Drive – south (away from the Arkansas State Capitol) to Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Turn right (head west) and continue 0.5 miles. The National Historic Site Visitor Center is on the right at the corner of Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive and Park St. Parking lot entrance is located just before the intersection with Park Street, directly across from the historic Magnolia Gas Station and diagonally across from Central High, which is still an operating school. Phone (501) 374-1957 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Official Website Little Rock Central High School National Historic

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Millwood Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Texarkana, 16 miles north on US 59-71, 9 miles east of Ashdown on AR 32. Phone (870) 898-3343 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds WHITE CLIFFS PARK COTTONSHED PARK (AR) BEARD’S BLUFF PARK (AR) Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Millwood Lake Photo Album Millwood Lake Website Millwood is located in the southwest corner of Arkansas on the Little River, 16 miles upstream from its confluence with the Red River. Nine recreation areas offer modern camping facilities. Millwood Lake provides some of the best fishing in the country, while the surrounding land is prime habitat for nature enthusiasts of all types. Birders from across the nation come to

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Nimrod Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in the west, central part of the state.From Hot Springs, go 40 miles north on AR 7.From Russellville, go 20 miles south on AR 7 to Ola, then take AR 28 5 miles west to Plainview. From Plainview, take AR 60 east and all the park entrances will be located to the south of the highway.From Little Rock, go 40 miles west on AR 10 to Perryville, then 20 miles west on AR 60 to Fourche Junction (the intersection of AR 60 & 7). Continue traveling west on AR 60 and park entrances will be on the south of AR 60 for the next 9 miles. Phone (479) 272-4324 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds CARTER COVE QUARRY COVE RIVER ROAD SUNLIGHT BAY CARDEN POINT Hiking Trails Looking

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Norfork Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Little Rock, 135 miles north on US 65, 50 miles east on US 62. Phone (870) 425-2700 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds BIDWELL POINT PARK CRANFIELD PARK DAM – QUARRY GAMALIEL HENDERSON PARK ROBINSON POINT Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Tracy Marina Highway 101 Marina Quarry Marina Norfork Lake Photo Album Panther Bay Marina Fouts Boat Dock Norfork Lake Website Norfork Lake Map Cranfield Marina Jordan Marina Norfork Lake provides both open breezy stretches for sailing and quiet, secluded coves which are ideal for water sports. Undeveloped shoreline allows for ample room to enjoy the hills and hollows. Public lands around

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Ouachita Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Hot Springs, AR, 13 miles, west on Highway 270 and north on Highway 227. Phone (501) 767-2101 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds BRADY MOUNTAIN CRYSTAL SPRINGS DENBY POINT JOPLIN TOMPKINS BEND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Brady Mountain Resort and Marina Highway 27 Fishing Village Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa Crystal Springs Resort Shangri La Resort Facebook Little Fir Landing Ouachita Lake Website Virtual Tour Ouachita Lake Photo Album Lake Ouachita Shores Resort North Shores Resort and Marina Echo Canyon Resort and Marina Lake Ouachita, AR is located on the Ouachita River near the resort spa

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Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds CEDAR LAKE (OKLAHOMA) Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Little Missouri Falls Viles Branch Poteau/Cold Springs Ranger District Sugar Creek Hiking Oklahoma Ranger District Jessieville Winona Fourche Ranger District Buffalo Gap Wildcat Mountain Danville Mountain Mena/Oden Ranger District Wolf Pen Gap Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Ouachita National Forest So Much To Do & See The Ouachita National Forest is located primarily in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas and Oklahoma.  Outstanding mountain views coupled with picturesque streams, rivers, and lakes provide a unique and highly valued setting for outdoor recreation.  The forest offers high quality nature related-sightseeing, scenic driving, hunting,

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Overflow National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Overflow Refuge headquarters is located off of Arkansas Highway 8 approximately 15 miles east of Hamburg and 5 miles west of Parkdale . Phone 870-473-2869 Or 870-364-3167 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Located in southeast Arkansas in Ashley County, Overflow National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1980 to protect one of the remaining bottomland hardwood forests considered vital for maintaining mallard, wood duck, and other waterfowl populations in the Mississippi Flyway. This 13,000 acre plus wetland complex consists of seasonally flooded bottomland hardwood forests, impoundments, and croplands. During the winter, a 4,000 acre greentree reservoir is created when the bottomland hardwood forests are allowed to flood. This seasonally flooded area provides a haven

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Ozark Lake, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions 35 miles east of Fort Smith, AR. Phone (479) 667-2129 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds AUX ARC Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Ozark Lake Map Ozark Lake Website Ozark Lake Photo Album Ozark Lake extends 36 miles along the Arkansas River. The shoreline of the lake varies from steep bluffs and tree-lined banks to open farm lands and level fields. Many outdoor activities offer excellent recreational opportunities. Nine parks located along the banks of Ozark Lake offer modern amenities such as boat launching ramps, drinking water, camping areas, picnic sites and other facilities for the convenience of all.

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Ozark-St. Francis National Forests, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds COVE LAKE RECREATION AREA BLANCHARD SPRINGS RECREATION AREA WHITE ROCK MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Bear Creek Lake Recreation Area Gunner Pool Recreation Area Hurricane Creek Wilderness Richland Creek Wilderness Wolf Pen Recreation Area Kapark Trailhead Dahl Memorial Trailhead Dixon Ridge Trailhead Whitaker Point Trailhead Zing Trailhead Austin Trailhead Boen Gulf Trailhead Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Ozark-St. Francis National Forests So Much To Do & See The 1.2-million acre Ozark-St. Francis National Forests offer endless opportunities for adventure. As one of America’s most scenic and picturesque areas, the Ozark-St. Francis

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Pea Ridge National Military Park, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions The new entrance road is located on Highway 62 1.3 miles east of the intersection of Highways 62 and 72. Phone (479) 451-8122 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Pea Ridge National Military Park Official Website Pea Ridge National Military Park Map On March 7-8, 1862, over 23,000 soldiers fought here to decide the fate of Missouri and was a turning point of the war in the West. The 4,300 acre battlefield honors those who fought and died on these grounds. Pea Ridge was the most pivotal Civil War battle west of the Mississippi River and is one of the most intact Civil War battlefields in the

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Pond Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Pond Creek Refuge is south of De Queen, and north of Ashdown, Arkansas off of state highway 71. Watch for signs directing visitors to the refuge. Phone 870-289-2126 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Geographically positioned in a area where the Central and Mississippi flyways overlap, Pond Creek Refuge provides outstanding habitat for waterfowl. The forested wetlands of the refuge are used by migrating and wintering waterfowl during the fall, winter and spring. Mallards, gadwall, American wigeon and wood ducks are among the over 15 species of waterfowl that traditionally use the seasonally flooded wetland habitats of the refuge. Other species seen less often include northern shoveler; blue and green-winged teal. The

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President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home NHS is located in Hope, Arkansas. Hope is 30 miles from Texarkana (TX, AR) and 110 miles from Little Rock. From I-30, take exit 30 and travel south on Hwy 278 (Hervey Street) for approximately 2 miles. The park is located on the corner of 2nd Street and S Hervey Street. Parking is available on West Division Street. Phone (870) 777-4455 Activities BIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site Official Website President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site Map Virginia Cassidy-Blythe gave birth to a son, William Jefferson Blythe, III on August 19th, 1946. He was named after his father,

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Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-55 heading south, turn off at exit #23 (Turrell exit), travel southeast on Highway 77 two miles, turn east on Highway 42, go under the railroad overpass and turn right at the top of the hill (refuge entrance). From I-55 heading north, turn off at exit 21 (Highway 42), travel east 1 э miles on Highway 42, cross Highway 77, go under the railroad overpass and turn right at the top of the hill (refuge entrance). Phone 870-347-2614 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Wapanocca NWR located 20 miles northwest of Memphis, Tennessee, in Crittenden County, Arkansas was established in 1961 to provided habitat for

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White River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions null Phone 870-282-8200 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas White River NWR, was established in 1935 for the protection of migratory birds. The refuge lies in the floodplain of the White River near where it meets the mighty Mississippi River. White River NWR is one of the largest remaining bottomland hardwood forests in the Mississippi River Valley. Approximately two-thirds of the bird species found in Arkansas can be seen at White River NWR. Many of these are neotropical migratory songbirds that use the refuge as a stopping point on their journey to and from central and south America. Arriving in early autumn and usually peaking in late December, mallards along with

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