LAKE CLAIBORNE NEAR AYCOCK

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RESERVOIR LOUISIANA

Lake Claiborne Near Aycock


April 16, 2024

186 ft

-0.09% today
100% of Normal Normal

Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Lake Claiborne Near Aycock are currently 186 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 186.07ft. Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2019 was 2020-02-13 when levels reached 187.86 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2023-12-28 when levels receded to 178.03 ft. View historical levels.

Lake Claiborne is a reservoir located in the rolling hills of northern Louisiana, near Aycock. The lake was formed in 1970 by the construction of the Claiborne Dam on the Bayou D'Arbonne. It spans 6,400 acres and has a maximum depth of 37 feet. The lake is fed by several surface streams, including Bayou D'Arbonne and Little Corney Bayou, which provide water to several nearby towns and cities. The lake is also fed by snowpack from the surrounding hills, which contributes to its water levels during the winter months. Agriculture and recreation are important uses of the lake, with fishing being a significant draw, as the lake is stocked with several species of fish, including bass, catfish, and crappie. The surrounding area is also home to several parks and camping areas, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.



Geolocation -92.905, 32.738
Elevation 181.95 ft
Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.09%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 178.03 ft
2023-12-28
Maximum 187.86 ft
2020-02-13
Average 186 ft
Dam_Height 70
Hydraulic_Height 67
Drainage_Area 133
Year_Completed 1966
Nid_Storage 200000
Structural_Height 82
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 6300
Outlet_Gates Slide (sluice gate)
River_Or_Stream BAYOU DARBONNE
Dam_Length 5500
Hazard_Potential High
Nid_Height 82

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Area Boat Ramps

US 165 LA SALLE PARISH
Little Watershed, Louisiana
STEWART CIRCLE 126, GARLAND COUNTY
Ouachita Headwaters Watershed, Arkansas
BRADY MOUNTAIN ROAD GARLAND COUNTY
Ouachita Headwaters Watershed, Arkansas
FOREST ROAD GARLAND COUNTY
Upper Saline Watershed, Arkansas
RIVERCREST CIRCLE 18, BENTON
Upper Saline Watershed, Arkansas
SIMMON HOLE ROAD UNION PARISH
Watershed,
US 67 MIDWAY
Upper Ouachita Watershed, Arkansas
SANDY BEACH PARK
Watershed,
PARISH ROAD NATCHITOCHES PARISH
Lower Red-Lake Iatt Watershed, Louisiana
BLAKELY DAM ROAD GARLAND COUNTY
Ouachita Headwaters Watershed, Arkansas

Parks & Recreation

                                                       

Nifong Park

Oakwood Hills Park

Marshall Junction Conservation Area

Bethel Park

Little Dixie Lake Conservation Area

Market Parkway

Grindstone Nature Area

Stephens Lake Park

Bonnie View Nature Sanctuary

R. and M. Perry Memorial Conservation Area

                                                                                                                       
                                               
LONGLEAF SCENIC AREA
LAKE OUACHITA VISTA OVERLOOK
LONGLEAF SCENIC BYWAY
LONGLEAF VISTA
IATT LAKE OBSERVATION PIER
CASTOR CREEK SCENIC AREA

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