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Lake Ouachita Opening Back Up

The Corps of Engineers has reopened beaches, swimming areas, picnic shelters, pavilions, and group use areas at Lake Ouachita.

Information about the number of visitors in a group will be requested during the reservation process for picnic shelters, pavilions, and group use areas, and visitors must follow state directives for gatherings at large outdoor venues.

Campgrounds at Lake Ouachita reopened May 20th. Reservations and payments for select campsites must be made in advance at www.recreation.gov.

Boat ramps, nature trails, and fishing areas remain open. The collection of all day use fees has been suspended until October 1st.

All playgrounds, visitor centers, field offices, amphitheaters, and drinking fountains will remain closed until further notice. Interpretive programs are also suspended until further notice.

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