Pool 3 Lock And Dam - Arkansas River

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Pool 3 Lock And Dam - Arkansas River

Arkansas

(870) 534-0451

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Things To Do

Overview

Visitors to Pool 3 Lock and Dam can enjoy camping at Rising Star Park, fishing in the fertile Arkansas River, or hunting in the surrounding forests. Boat launch ramps are available in Trulock Park and Sheppard Island Park. Excellent fishing for catfish are found 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. A picnic area is available to visitors looking for a relaxing place to enjoy a lunch and beautiful scenery.

Map of Pool 3 Lock & Dam

Latitude, Longitude: 34.164233, -91.677647

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boat launch ramps are available in Trulock Park, Sheppard Island Park, and Rising Star Park.

  • Camping

    The campground at Rising Star has 24 sites with water and electricity hook-ups. The campground offers flush toilets, showers, and a trailer dump station.

  • Fishing

    The fishing opportunities are excellent for largemouth bass, crappie, bream, catfish, and occasionally sauger and striped and smallmouth bass. Snagging for catfish on the downstream side of the dams is popular.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is very popular around the Pool 3 Lock and Dam area. The waterways offer excellent duck hunting, and turkey and plentiful in the forested areas. Check with the Army Corps of Engineers office for regulations.

  • Picnicking

    A peaceful picnic site and group shelter are available at Rising Star Park.

  • RVing

    The campground at Rising Star has 24 sites with water and electricity hook-ups. The campground offers flush toilets, showers, and a trailer dump station.

  • Water Sports

    Boating ramps exist at lake.

Directions

Driving

Joe Hardin Lock and Dam is located about 23 mi E of Pine Bluff.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(870) 534-0451

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