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WILLOW BEACH, AR

part ofArkansas River - Terry Lock and Dam, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
 

Overview

Willow Beach Campground is located near the David D.Terry Lock and Dam of the Arkansas River.

The wealth of recreational opportunities in the Arkansas River Valley provides visitors with endless fun for the whole family. Outdoor activities such as camping, picnicking, boating and sightseeing are favorite pastimes.

Natural Features:

The park is in a forested area along the riverfront, close to the rolling fields of cotton farms. It is 193 feet above sea level; winters are generally mild and summer temperatures reach the upper 90s with high humidity.

Red fox are frequently seen in the park, along with deer and armadillo, and numerous species of waterfowl live in the water and along the shores.

Recreation:

Willow Beach has a boat ramp and offers excellent fishing, especially in the old river cutoffs and the tail-waters of the dam and Murry Lock and Dam upstream. Anglers often catch bass, crappie and bream in the Arkansas River.

Hunting is available in nearby forests, and there is duck hunting on the waterways.

On shore, families enjoy picnicking and using the playground.

Facilities:

Willow Beach Campground offers 23 campsites with electric and water hookups, as well as two reservable group picnic shelters for day use. Additional amenities include a dump station, hot showers, a boat ramp and playground.

Nearby Attractions:

Little Rock, the state capital and largest city of Arkansas, is just minutes away, offering groceries, gas, restaurants and tourist attractions.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
Know Before You Go
  • Camping outside of the reservation season may be available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Campground host is on duty from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
34.69917, -92.13722
34°41'57"N, 92°8'14"W

From Little Rock, Arkansas, take U.S. Highway 165 east for 2.5 miles. Turn right on Colonel Manard Road and continue for three miles. Turn right again onto Blue Heron Parkway and follow signs to Willow Beach Park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

WILLOW BEACH
PO BOX 7835
PINE BLUFF AR 71611-7835

Phone Number:

Information: (501)534-0451
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