Murray Lock And Dam - Arkansas River

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Murray Lock And Dam - Arkansas River

Arkansas

(501) 329-2986

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Overview

Part of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, the Murray Lock and Dam project contains five public parks with a variety of recreation opportunities. Four of the five parks have public boat launch facilities, giving boaters easy access to the lake. Maumelle Park has a campground for visitors looking to spend a rustic evening by the lake and all five parks have picnic areas for day use visitors who want to have a scenic, lakeside lunch. Both Cook's Landing and Maumelle have a fishing dock, where anglers can try their luck with the lake's many freshwater fish species.

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Latitude, Longitude: 34.794634, -92.357941

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Activities

  • Boating

    With its miles of deep water, Murray Lake offers visitors just about any kind of boating. Boat launch facilities are located at Bigelow Park, Cook's Landing Park, Maumelle Park, and Palarm Creek Park.

  • Camping

    Maumelle Park has a campground for visitors looking to spend a rustic evening by the lake. Sites at the campground are paved, and have water and electric hook-ups, as well as picnic tables and fire rings. Many of the sites are on the shore of the lake.

  • Fishing

    Both Cook's Landing and Maumelle have a fishing dock, where anglers can try their luck with the lake's many freshwater fish species.

  • Hiking

    Hiking oppurtunities available near park, as well as miscellaneous trails in park.

  • Picnicking

    All five parks have picnic areas for day use visitors who want to have a scenic, lakeside lunch. Bigelow Park, Cook's Landing Park, and Maumelle Park all have group picnic shelters as well.

  • RVing

    Maumelle Park has a campground for visitors looking to spend a rustic evening by the lake. Sites at the campground are paved, and have water and electric hook-ups, as well as picnic tables and fire rings. Many of the sites are on the shore of the lake.

  • Water Sports

    Four of the parks have public boat ramps, allowing visitors access to the lake for water skiing, canoeing, kayaking, and any other water sport.

Phone Numbers

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(501) 329-2986

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