PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pine Bluff Site Office is reopening Rising Star Park on Monday, Aug. 31.
The park was closed because of damage caused during the 2019 Arkansas River Flood. There are still a few maintenance improvements that will take place in the park after the current recreation season is over. The restroom facility will be replaced as well as the gatehouse.
Campsites are available on an immediate reservation basis and need to be made online through www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. No fees will be collected onsite because of COVID-19 and the boat ramp will be open.
For more information, please call the Pine Bluff Site Office at 870-534-0451.
Recreation information can be found on the Internet at www.swl.usace.army.mil, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/littlerockusace, and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/usacelittlerock.
Release no. 20-103