US Army Corps of Engineers
Little Rock District

Wear Your Life Jackets

Boating

PLAY IT SAFE ON THE RIVER

1. For your own safety's sake, heed all cautions, warnings and notices!
2. CAUTION:
When boating outside of marked navigation channel, watch for underwater objects and shallow water.
3. WARNING: Areas outside the navigation channel immediately above and below the dams are hazardous for small boats and should be avoided.
4. WARNING: Boating is not allowed within 600 feet above and 300 feet below dams.
5. WARNING: Small craft warnings are issued when flows reach 70,000 cubic feet per second.
6. NOTICE: Diving, swimming, and wading are not allowed in Corps operated parks along the Arkansas River Navigation System unless otherwise posted.
7. CAUTION: When winds of 25 MPH or more are forecast or blowing, boaters are cautioned to stay out of open water.

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