Area parks to close for winter season
The Corps of Engineers closed seven parks for the winter recreation season, which began on Sunday, Sept. 16.
Parks closed for the winter are Aunts Creek, Baxter, Big M, Eagle Rock, Long Creek, Viola and Viney Creek.
Parks remaining open, with full ameni- ties, through Oct. 31, are Campbell Point, Cape Fair, Indian Point and Mill Creek.
The winter camping season at Table Rock Lake will begin Nov. 1. Reduced rates will be available at Indian Point, Cape Fair and Cricket Creek. Minimal amenities will be available at these sites and will be
available on a first-come, first-served basis. Boat ramp access will be available at all recreation facilities throughout the win- ter.
The 2013 recreation season begins in April of 2013. Reservations for camp sites may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling the National Recreation Reservation Service at 877-444-6777. Reservations may also be made on the Internet at www.recre- ation.gov.
Additional information may be found on www.swl.usace.army.mil or on Facebook at littlerockusace.