We just got word from the
folks at Lowery’s Camp Albert Pike that their store and rental cabins ( they have
7) are open for the 2011
season. Lowery’s Camp Albert Pike
is a family owned and operated business ( for more than 50 years!) on the
Little Missouri River, located just inside the Ouachita National Forest, the
oldest national forest in the South. In the spring, the Little Missouri is a
popular target for canoes and kayakers.
And for those into fishing as in the spring, the river is stocked with
The area, ( which is named
after Albert Pike, a Confederate General) is rich with history of Indians and
settlers. The Caddo Indians lived and hunted in the area for many years before
the settlers came and homesteaded the area. Evidence of Indian life is still
being discovered at archeological digs near Winding Stairs. Arrowheads and
flint chips are plentiful in the road beds and trails.
Lowery’s Camp Albert Pike is located
at 2857 Albert Pike Road , 5 ½ miles north of Langley on Hwy 369. Call Jesse
Lowery at 870-356-3964 or visit
for more details. Lowery’s Camp Albert Pike is not U.S. Forest
Service property-it is privately owned. For more details on the current status
of the Albert Pike recreation area following the flood last summer, call the
folks at the Ouachita National Forest at 501-321-5202.