Lake Greeson, located in the Foothills of the Ouachita National Forest in
GPS: -93.71387 34.24434
Lake Greeson was formed when the
Narrows Dam was built on the Little Missouri River in 1950. The dam and
lake were the result of the efforts of
Greeson for whom the lake was renamed around 1976. Until that time the lake
was known as Narrows Lake. Lake Greason has great fishing for Hybrid striped bass,
black bass, crappie, bream, catfish, white bass and smallmouth bass. Lake Greeson is also stocked
with walleye. The Little Missouri
River, above and below Lake Greeson, is stocked with rainbow trout.
Lake Greeson has 45 miles of Walking, Nature and Cycle
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Facts about Lake Greeson:
- 16,135 acre project with over 15,000 acres forested.
- 134 miles of shoreline
- 150 ft. at deepest level
- 60 ft. in much of river channel.
- Average depth of 40 ft.
- 12 miles in length.
- Narrows Dam includes three 8,500kw generators.
- Located on the Little Missouri River in southwest Arkansas.
- Early 1900’s Martin Greeson began pursuing the idea of controlling flooding on the Little Missouri River.
- Authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1941, construction of Narrows Dam began April 1947.
- 1950 – Completion of Narrows Dam.
- 1951 – Narrows Dam was dedicated.
- Only all-concrete dam in the Vicksburg District.
- 15 recreation areas, 416 campsites, 10 boat ramps, 6 swimming beaches, and 3 pavilions.
Lake Greeson in Arkansas