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    HC 61Box238
    Sallisaw, OK 74955
    Phone: (918) 799-5843

See the Arkansas River - Robert S. Kerr Pool website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Directions and Factoids
Directions: From Fort Smith, AR, 22 miles west on I-40, 8 miles south on US 59.

Factoid: Robert S. Kerr Lock and Dam is located along the Arkansas River Navigation System. The lake area is beautiful any time of the year. It is especially scenic when flowering shrubs and leaf buds decorate the landscape with a soft glow in spring, or when the brilliant colors of fall start to unfold. You can see these magnificent changes from one of our many Public Use Area's or from our Short Mountain Hiking Trail. For young and old alike Kerr Lake has a variety of recreation for everyone, from swimming on our many beaches to camping ad picnicking in one of our five park areas. Our camping areas include facilities such as boat launching ramps, designated camps sites, picnic areas, drinking water, shower facilities and sanitary facilities. Whether by power boat, sailboat or any type of craft, the broad expanse and depth of the water just above the dam and extending about 7 miles upstream, will satisfy the demand for any type of pleasure craft. Robert S. Kerr Reservoir provides excellent opportunities for fishing and hunting. Principal species of fish in the lake include largemouth and striped bass, white crappie, channel and flathead catfish, walleye and various sunfish species. Opportunities are equally as good for the hunting enthusiast. Principal species present at the project include white tailed deer, fox and gray squirrel, cottontail and swamp rabbit, raccoon, mink, opossum, bobwhite quail, mourning dove and several species of waterfowl.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Services Status
The list below includes Recreation Services Status of USACE managed areas (lines that contain the Corps Castle icon). Others, such as state or private marina operators, run additional parks. Please contact those agencies or individuals for information on the areas they manage.

Open    Partially Open    Closed    Status Unknown

 Recreation Area Column Header Image Area Status  Campsite Column Header Image  Lodging Column Header Image  Showers Column Header Image  Ramps Column Header Image  Marina Column Header Image  Fishing Column Header Image  Picnic Column Header Image  Playground Column Header Image  Swimming Column Header Image  Trails Column Header Image
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Applegate Cove   $   X   D A GS X    
Applegate Cove Marina   X     X          
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Cowlington Point   $   X   D A GS X  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Damsite           A        
Gore Landing E N D   X X     A        
Haskel Co. Boat Ramp       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Keota Landing         A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Little Sansbois                
Sequoyah Refuge       X   D       H I
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Short Mountain Cove   $   X   D A GS X   H
Summers Park N     X     A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Tamaha Park         GS      
Vian Creek         D        
Webbers Falls City Park E D     X   D A G GS X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
PPrimitive Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

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