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Arkansas River Coalition

"Our mission is to protect, restore and improve the entire Arkansas River watershed and enhance the well being of all life it sustains". Arising in the snows of the continental divide near Leadville, Colorado, the main channel of the ancient Arkansas River flow some 1450 miles through four states to its confluence with the Mississippi River in eastern Arkansas.
The total area drained by the river is over 160,000 square miles in parts of seven states. It is the fourth longest river in the United States.


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  • Location: 37.65,-98.72
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