Lake Greeson

ARKANSAS


Lake Level
546.54 FEET
5/24/2016
Full Pool: 548.0
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Outdoors a great opportunity for specialty cooking

Shreveport Times

Date: 5/19/2016 8:15:00 AM

Many years ago, on a cool October evening, we were at Lake Greeson with our gang cooking out under the trees. When I brought out our chosen fare, rib-eye steaks, I caught the aroma of Mary and Bob Rademacher's Polish sandwiches sizzling on the open pit

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Voice your comments on proposed 2017 fishing regulations

The Cabin

Date: 5/16/2016 5:39:00 PM

Implement a 10-inch minimum length for harvest of crappie on Lake Atkins. • Raise the striped bass daily limit on Lake Greeson from three to six fish per day. • Remove the 1/2 daily creel limit for all game fish except crappie on Dr. Lester Sitzes III

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National Window Film Day

Lake & River Promotions

Date: 4/30/2016

National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit

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Arkansas-side Fire Chief Bobby Honea retires

Texarkana Gazette

Date: 4/9/2016

The couple will also be spending much of their time at Lake Greeson, where they can spend time with their family on the barge. Honea will get to spend time with his son, Chad, and his wife, Misty Honea, and their son, Hayden Honea, along with his daughter

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Cobra Bass

The Sentinel-Record

Date: 3/13/2016 5:13:00 AM

Fountain Lake Charter High School students Hunter Bryant, left, and Jordan Mungle in the Cobra Bass Club placed second in a tournament held on Lake Greeson Feb. 27 with a weight of 14.84 pounds. It was the third tournament for the team trail with two more

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• Length: 134 Miles
• Surface Area: 7,200 Acres
• Volume: 279,700 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 237 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 39 Feet
Lake Greeson is a reservoir on the Little Missouri River, about 6 miles north of Murfreesboro, Arkansas. Famous for its scenery and recreation, it is surrounded by 15 parks that offer opportunities for camping, fishing, boating, biking, and swimming.
The lake is created by Narrows Dam, named after the area in which it is located, "The Narrows". Lake Greeson is named after developer Martin White Greeson. The lake also contains Daisy State Park.

Lake Greeson provides 45 miles of walking, nature, and cycling trails that are there for public use. At the Parker Creek Recreational Area there is a nature walk trail that lets you experience the nature and beauty around an old Cinnabar Mine. The Cinnabar Mine was a popular mine during the 1930s and 40's before the lake was made in 1950. The Bear Creek Cycle Trail allows riders to experience 31 miles (50 km) of breathtaking beauty around the lake. The trail takes riders across pine covered forest and natural rolling hills.
Lake Greeson is next to the small town of Murfreesboro, which is next to the Crater of Diamonds State Park. The area around Murfreesboro is full of recreational areas.
Martin White Greeson who was born on November 7, 1866 was the main developer of Lake Greeson. Lake Greeson was basically made to prevent flooding of the Little Missouri River. Construction on the lake began in April 1947, but the first bucket of concrete wasn't poured until June 1948. The lake was then finished in 1950 and dedicated in 1951.
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