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Lake Leatherwood

532 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3033
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It was "eh"

Pretty good if you want to go hiking. You definitely don't want to take a dip in this lake. Kings... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Caila M
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For the physically active.

Many trails. Somewhat rough terrain so not very conducive for the elderly. Be sure to visit the dam... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Gary O
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“paddle boats” (14 reviews)
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532 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3033
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Pretty good if you want to go hiking. You definitely don't want to take a dip in this lake. Kings river is much better suited for that. So much moss and algae hanging around. Overall, it's worth a visit!

Thank Caila M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Many trails. Somewhat rough terrain so not very conducive for the elderly. Be sure to visit the dam after a big rain

Thank Gary O
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My friend and I went on an early morning hike this past weekend on the Lake Leatherwood Loop, aka Fuller Trail. It was really pretty and shaded for the most part by the trees. I would definitely categorize it as moderate difficulty with elevation changes...More

1  Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

They rent canoes and kayaks. There is fishing store for your bait and rental needs. The folks who run this are very friendly and helpful. You can also go for a hike around the lake and there is, I believe, some camping spots. We went...More

1  Thank Travelerandfriend
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We spent one afternoon driving around and walking around this area. Lake Leatherwood is located just two miles west of Eureka Springs off U.S. 62. Lake Leatherwood has about 15 miles of trails offering some of the best hiking and mountain biking around. The trail...More

1  Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Best part of our trip for me this time. We just went down to check it out and ended up coming back the next day and spending a large part of the day in a canoe fishing. IT WAS AMAZING! And didn't cost a ton...More

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Took a drive down and hiked around; they have an office to rent paddle boats, kayaks, canoes. Good place to camp or picnic!

Thank ARhorse
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This lake had amazing hiking trails surrounding it with a trail level for everyone! It was Very peaceful and quiet with my husband and I only seeing a handful of people on our entire 5 mile hike. Some of the trails pop out on the...More

1  Thank McKenna M
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I was looking for a place to do some hiking that wouldn't be too strenuous in the Eureka Springs area. This place was perfect! The trails are clearly marked, and the map (available at the bait shop or at the tourist information downtown) has very...More

1  Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Hiked the Beacham Trail from the recreation area to the dam and then back. The trail wraps around the whole lake, but the part on the other side of the dam didn't seem as open as the first half. If we'd had better walking shoes...More

1  Thank Elizabeth R
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Dusti H
5 January 2017|
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Response from Michelle K | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other answer too. The lake is really beautiful but no shore line for much of anything. Not the right place to have a wedding at
Michelle M
21 June 2016|
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Response from Crellen | Reviewed this property |
This was a beautiful Lake to Hike in and the scenery is just gorgeous! I did not see any access to swimming