Gillham Lake

ARKANSAS


Lake Level
502.35 FEET
12/10/2016
Full Pool: 502.0
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Gillham Lake great place to fish when weather turns colder

The Sentinel-Record

Date: 11/17/2016 4:00:00 PM

Outdoor writer and photographer Corbet Deary is featured regularly in The Sentinel-Record. Today, Deary writes about Gillham Lake. Last week's article covered DeQueen Lake, a beautiful reservoir situated within minutes of DeQueen, a small town located in

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GILLHAM LAKE REGIONAL WATER ASSOCIATION

PRO Public

Date: 11/1/2016 7:13:28 AM

The IRS Form 990 is an annual information return that most organizations claiming federal tax-exempt status must file yearly. Read the IRS instructions for 990 forms. If this organization has filed an amended return, it may not be reflected in the data below

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LITTLE COON CREEK PARK, AR

reserveamerica.com

Date: 10/31/2016 5:00:00 PM

Little Coon Creek Campground is located on Gillham Lake in southwestern Arkansas on the Cossatot ... Hunting is allowed north of Little Coon Creek Park and on the eastern shore of the lake. Check with the Arkansas Game and Fish for Season Dates and

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BIG COON CREEK, AR

reserveamerica.com

Date: 10/12/2016 5:12:12 PM

Big Coon Creek Campground sits along the lush banks of Gillham Lake in southwest Arkansas. Nicknamed the "Bright Spot on the Cossatot," Gillham Lake is a recreational oasis for outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors enjoy the lake for its vast boating opportunities

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Tis the Season to “Use It or Lose It”. Government Agencies Spend Crazy at Year’s End

itakelibertywithmycoffee.com

Date: 9/30/2016 11:39:00 PM

On September 26th, the United States Army also spent $25,751 to build a playground in Gillham Lake, Arkansas as well $11,987 on a picnic shelter in Wheaton, Minnesota. The United States Air Force spent $76,850 on golf netting to project housing along the

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• Surface Area: 1,300 Acres
Gillham Lake is a small reservoir located along the Cossatot River, mostly in Howard County, but also extending westward into Polk County, Arkansas. The lake is 6 miles (9.7 km) from Gillham, Arkansas.
The Flood Control Act of 1958 approved the lake for construction. The lake provides flood control, water supply and wildlife conservation. Recreation was not planned for the lake purposes but they were included anyway. Gillham has five recreation areas, five boat ramps, three campgrounds, one picnic shelter,and one designated swim area. Gillham Lake includes 1,370 acres (6 km2) of fishing; bass is mostly caught in the lake. Canoeing and fly fishing on the Cossatot River are popular. The river can be canoed about 16 miles (25.7 km) south of the dam to U.S. Highway 71 South. The Cossatot River has been noted as the best conoeing area between the Rockies and the Smokeys. There are two designated picnicking areas and one picnicking shelter that are chiefly used for reunions and family recreation. Gillham Lake also has the Coon Creek Walking Trail which is located on the entry road to Big Coon Creek Park.
Work on Gillham Dam began on June 1963, roads had to be relocated following the construction of the dam. The first concrete in the spillway was poured in November 1968. Work was halted in February 1971 but resumed in August 1972. The dam began storing water May 8, 1975.
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