Lake Greeson

ARKANSAS


Lake Level
540.42 FEET
10/1/2016
Full Pool: 548.0
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Fall color in and near the ArkLaTex

KTBS

Date: 9/30/2016 10:44:00 PM

Murfreesboro, Hot Springs, De Queen in that area would be excellent....In fact around Lake Greeson would be a good place to go to look at Fall colors particularly later in the month of October." Highway 71 offers stunning beauty: "In the next couple of

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September striper fishing is hot

Arkansas Online

Date: 9/24/2016 10:16:00 PM

Call him at (501) 844-7974 or (501) 760-5071, or visit www.davidcochranfishing.com. Numerous stripers over 25 pounds are taken yearly in Lake Greeson. Some claim this 7,000-acre Corps of Engineers impoundment contains more stripers per acre than any lake

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Isabell West Mine, Lake Greeson, Pike Co., Arkansas, USA

mindat.org

Date: 9/15/2016 5:00:00 PM

2.4km (1.5 miles) B ? Parker Hill Mine, Lake Greeson, Pike Co., Arkansas, USA 2.4km (1.5 miles) C ? Lowery and James Mine, Lake Greeson, Pike Co., Arkansas, USA 2.4km (1.5 miles) D ? Parker prospect (Big Six Mining Company prospect), Lake Greeson

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Commission passes Arkansas fishing regulations for 2017

West Memphis Evening Times

Date: 9/8/2016 8:56:00 AM

They will go into effect Jan. 1, 2017. • Implement a 10-inch minimum length on crappie at Lake Atkins; • Replace 3-fish daily creel limit on striped bass in Lake Greeson with the statewide daily limit of 6 fish; • Remove the ? daily creel limit

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Rick Rowe Visits Lake Greeson

KTBS

Date: 9/4/2016 3:53:06 PM

Rick Rowe debuts his new series, "Arklatex Best."He's looking for the best of the best right here in our area.To kick of his tour, Rick headed to a place that holds a special place in his memory, Lake Greeson in Arkansas

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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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