Recreational areas, boat ramps closed
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High water has forced the closing of some boat ramps and recreational areas at Lake Ouachita, Lake Greeson and DeGray Lake in Arkansas.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, Vicksburg District, listed the closings in a press release.
Concrete barriers are being placed at closed sites.
Lake Ouachita: recreational areas and campgrounds closed at Lake Ouachita include Crystal Springs, Highway 27, Joplin, Tompkins Bend, Twin Creek, Little Fir, Avant, Buckville, Irons Fork, Lena Landing and Spillway. Some day use areas at Lake Ouachita are also experiencing high water levels and the following areas are presently closed: Spillway, Brady Mountain, Crystal Springs and Twin Creek . The boat ramps at Lake Ouachita that are closed include Avant, Big Fir, Little Fir, Irons Fork, Joplin, Highway 27, Twin Creek and Washita.
Lake Greeson: Arrowhead Point boat ramp at Lake Greeson is currently closed. Some of the campsites at Kirby Landing and Cowhide Cove are closed and electrical power is off. Arrowhead Point, Cowhide Cove and Parker Creek lower roads are closed.
DeGray Lake: boat ramps currently closed at DeGray Lake are Alpine Ridge, Amity Landing, Lower Lake river access, Point Cedar, Arlie Moore and Caddo Drive. Some campsites and campgrounds are closed at Arlie Moore, Alpine Ridge, Shouse Ford, Ozan Point and Point Cedar. Some camp sites at Ozan Point are under water. Lenox Marcus, ski area and the west end of the Spillway boat ramp parking lot are closed.