Arkansas Bend Park to reopen after completion of renovations

The park's new features include two boat ramps, improved campsites, trails and an improved day-use area.

The park's new features include two boat ramps, improved campsites, trails and an improved day-use area.

Arkansas Bend Park, a 323-acre expanse in the Lago Vista area along the north shores of Lake Travis, will officially reopen June 15.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Gerald Daugherty, Travis County commissioner for Precinct 3, will mark the official reopening of the park following recently completed renovations.



The park's new features include two boat ramps, improved campsites, trails and an improved day-use area with a playground, picnic tables, grills and restrooms. A release put out by Travis County Parks states Arkansas Bend Park has 2 miles of shoreline and offers opportunities for hiking, fishing, camping, picnicking and lake access via two boat ramps and a courtesy dock.

"Several inviting, shaded picnic tables and a playground are situated along the point on a bluff above a gently sloping rocky waterfront," the release states.

Event information:

WHAT: Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Arkansas Bend Park

WHO: Travis County Commissioner Gerald Daugherty, Pct. 3
Travis County Parks staff
Travis County residents

WHEN: Saturday, June 15 at 10 a.m.

WHERE: 16900 Cherry Lane, Lago Vista
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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