Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Lake PierThings to Do

Drew County hosts a variety of recreational and wildlife attractions. Hunters, photography enthusiasts and bird-watchers alike have year-round opportunities.

Choices range from UAM sports to historical house tours and museum visits. To explore the area's offerings, just start below.


Monticello Lake

Lake Monticello

A 1,520-acre lake that is rapidly gaining a reputation as a trophy bass lake. A recent catch was documented as the fourth-biggest largemouth ever caught in the state. Picnic area, concrete boat ramp, on-site bow range and model airplane airport.

Entrance off Ark. 35 west of Monticello.
c/o 335 East Gaines, Monticello, AR 71655
Phone: 870.367.6741 • Fax: 870.367.0050


Fishermen on LakeArkansas Game and Fish Commission, Southeast Regional Office
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771 Jordan Drive, Monticello, AR 71655
Phone: 870.367.3553 • Toll Free 1.877.367.3559
Web: www.agfc.com

Wildlife Management Area Links
Includes Maps, Hunting & Area Info:

Seven Devils WMA
Cut-Off Creek WMA
Casey Jones WMA
Felsnthal NWR
Overflow NWR
Beryl Anthony / Lower Ouachita WMA
Trusten Holder WMA
Bayou Meto WMA
White River NWR
Ethel WMA


Disc GolfDeer Creek Disc Golf
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Fun for the whole family!

Located at 791 Hwy 278 West, behind River Restaurant
Phone 807.224.2045  Facebook Page


Cinema ReelsMalco Monticello Cinema
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This cinema offers corporate rentals, group rates and video arcade games.

Located at 120 Dearman Drive, behind Holiday Inn Express
Phone 870.367.2219 or www.malco.com


SEARK ConcertSEARK Concert
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Contemporary and classical dance, theater and musical performances sponsored by the Southeast Arkansas Concert Association.  Check website for season's listings.

Located at UAM Fine Arts Center, 371 University Drive
Phone 870.460.1060 or www.searkconcert.org


University of Arkansas at Monticello
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346 University Drive, Monticello, AR 71656 | Phone: 870.460.1026 | Web: www.uamont.edu

UAM SportsUAM Football & Baseball

Football, baseball, basketball and more.  For game dates and times, check the website below.

Web: www.uamsports.com

PossumTurner Neal Museum of Natural History

Museum of natural history of South Arkansas with three collections of big game; houses the Pomeroy Planetarium which seats 40.  Phone to schedule a visit.

Located on UAM campus behind the Math & Science Center
Phone: 870.460.1265
Web: www.uamont.edu/museum/

Constellation & starPomeroy Planetarium

Presents numerous requested programs to a wide variety of groups and classes from K to Senior Citizens throughout the region; Public Night Programs are presented monthly during the academic year. Coupled with the presentations, weather permitting, telescopes are often set out for viewing astronomically interesting objects.

Located at UAM Neal Museum of Natural History
Phone: 870.460.1016 • Web: www.uamont.edu/museum/

Figaro Play with four actorsUAM Fine Arts Galleries

Offers a concert association, a gallery and college musicals and dramas.
Past Productions: www.uamont.edu/music/musicals

Located at UAM Fine Arts Center, 371 University Drive
Phone: 870.460.1021


Weevil Walk & Weevil PondWeevil Lake & Walking Trail

The traditionally named "Weevil Pond" is the centerpiece of a landscaped 4/10 mile walking trail. Sections of the "Weevil Walk" are lined with bricks inscribed with donors' names.
History & Photos: www.uamont.edu/library/serv/WeevilLake.htm

U.S. 425, University of Arkansas at Monticello Campus


City PoolSplash Pad & Community Pool

Summer fun!   City Pool & Splash Pad located in Jordan Park
@ North Larkin Street, just off US Highway 278 East.  See "Parks & Recreation"

Jordan Park, Monticello, AR 71655


Drew County Historic MuseumDrew County Historical Museum

Artifacts, antiques in a home built in 1909; two 1800s log cabins; guided tours, activity programs.

404 South Main, Monticello, AR 71655
Phone: 870.367.7446


Confederate MonumentMonticello Confederate Monument

Oakland Cemetery
North Hyatt Street, Monticello, AR
Phone: 870.367.6741



Timber Lodge BowlingTimberlodge Entertainment

This privately owned business offers bowling, pool and other recreational games. Great snack bar.

267 Hwy 425 North, Monticello, AR 71655
Phone: 870.867.5393



Allen HouseAllen House Tours

1906 Queen Anne Victorian architecture that also features Gothic and neoclassical design elements such as massive porch columns and multi-storied turrets. Tours scheduled by appointment.  In October Halloween Tours are open to the public.

705 North Main, Monticello, AR 71655
Phone: 870.224.2271


Golf CourseMonticello Country Club

Monticello is a great 9 hole regulation course located at the Monticello Country Club facility in Monticello, AR. From the longest tees it presents 2,770 yards of golf for a par of 35. Monticello is a private equity facility golf course with a 'Accompanied By Member' guest policy.

134 Golf Course Drive, Monticello, AR
Phone 870.367.0384

Great Fishing

On Monticello Lake