White Oak Bayou

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White Oak "creek" northwest of Little Rock on c. 1864 Map of Arkansas & Louisiana by Helmuth Holtz.

White Oak Bayou comprises about forty-two square miles of watershed and fourteen hundred acres of wetland in Pulaski County, Arkansas. The bayou lies mostly within the boundaries of Maumelle and North Little Rock, and originates inside Camp Robinson. The bayou empties into the Arkansas River within the boundaries of Burns Park.

Natural areas in the watershed are characterized by mixed forest. Trees found in the forest include blackjack oak, bur oak, cherry bark oak, green ash, loblolly pine, overcup oak, post oak, shagbark hickory, short leaf pine, southern red oak, and willow oak. The bayou is populated with bald cypress and water tupelo.


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