Lock & Dam 2

Location

Lock & Dam #2 (John H. Overton)

  • Bank fishing
  • Trash receptacles
  • Comfort station with overlook
  • Roads and parking spaces

 

Directions – Left Bank:

  • From Marksville, take Louisiana Highway 107 north for 12.8 miles to Louisiana Highway 454. Turn left on Louisiana Highway 454, go 5.8 miles to Corps of Engineers sign on the left side of the road. Take road for 3.0 miles to J. H. Overton Lock and Dam No. 2 recreation area.
     
  • From Pineville, take Louisiana Highway 107 south for 5.7 miles to Louisiana Highway 454. Turn right on Louisiana Highway 454, go 3.4 miles to Corps of Engineers sign on the right side of the road. Take road for 3.0 miles to J. H. Overton Lock and Dam No. 2 recreation area

Directions – Right Bank:

  • From Alexandria, take Highway 1 South, go 5.8 miles to Highway 457 and go 3.5 miles to the Corps of Engineers sign. Take a left and go 1 mile to Lock and Dam #2 recreation area.
     
  • From Marksville, take Highway 1 North, go 12.8 miles to Highway 457, turn right onto Highway 457 and go 5.8 miles to the Corps of Engineers sign, turn right at sign. Go 1 mile to Lock and Dam #2 recreation area.