Millwood
State Park

Millwood State Park is located just outside Ashdown, Arkansas, in Little River County in southwest Arkansas. Known for its excellent fishing and wildlife habitats, the park was established about a decade after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built 29,500-acre Millwood Lake north of Texarkana in Miller County. Held in place by a 3.3-mile-long earthen dam (the longest of its type in Arkansas), the lake’s trademark timber stands have made it a bass-fishing haven by providing cover vegetation and a food source that keep the fish in shallow, more accessible water. The lake was built in 1966 on the Little River, some sixteen miles above its confluence with the Red River. In addition to the Little River, the Cossatot and Saline rivers also contribute to the lake. Among several recreational areas…
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