Woolly Hollow State Park
|Woolly Hollow State Park|
|Arkansas state park|
|Named for: Woolly family homestead |
|Location||near Greenbrier |
|- elevation||535 ft (163 m) |
|Area||370 acres (150 ha)|
|Management||Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism|
|Website: Woolly Hollow State Park|
Wooly Hollow State Park is a 370-acre (150 ha) Arkansas state park in Faulkner County, near Greenbrier, Arkansas in the United States. The park was built is based on a dam lake, Bennett Lake, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and Works Progress Administration (WPA) beginning in 1933. Access to the park is available from Arkansas Highway 285.
Originally, the land was a homestead by the Woolly family, and Woolly Cabin still exists on the property. The area was used by Dr. Hugh Bennett for soil studies in the 1930s. The CCC and WPA built a dam and lake, and it was used for watershed research. later named for Bennett. Before becoming a state park, the area was known as Centerville County Park.
Cabins and camping
The park features 40 camp sites and a bathhouse.
Wooly Hollow State Park is home to the Huckleberry Trail, completed in 1935 by the CCC, the trail circles Bennett Lake. It was restored in 1981.