Cross Bayou Watershed - 11140304

Home to approximately 1,000 Arkansans (2000 Census), the Cross Bayou watershed lies within the Red River Basin in the Southwest corner of Arkansas crossing into Texas and Louisiana.  The hydrologic unit code for this watershed is 11140304.  Caddo Lake Watershed (11140306) flows into Cross Bayou, and the Middle Red-Coushatta Watershed (11140202) is downstream.

State-Level Map - Cross Bayou Watershed-Level Map - Cross Bayou Watershed Land Use Map - Cross Bayou
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(Contact Information)
Major Streams 2006 Land Use
(75 Square Miles)
  • Kelly Bayou
  • Forest: 72.3%
  • Grassland: 14.4%
  • Transitional: 13.4%
  • Water:0.4%
  • Suburban: 0.2%

Data Source: CAST

Cross Bayou 303d Impaired Streams (what is an impaired stream?)


More Watershed-Related Information

  • CAST Arkansas Watershed Information System:  Cross Bayou
  • EPA Surf Your Watershed:  Cross Bayou
  • USGS Real Time Stream Flow:  Cross Bayou
  • USGS Links to Water Quality & Groundwater Monitoring Sites:  Cross Bayou
  • Environmental Statistics Group (Montana State University):  Cross Bayou



  • Clean Water Act Section 303(d) Impaired Waters Data Update here
  • Arkansas’s Final/ Draft Impaired Waterbodies – 303(d) List by Year here
  • AR Water Newsletter, Summer, 2015 here
  • NPS Management Plan here
  • The projects presented at the 2015 annual NPS conference are located here

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