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Lake Ouachita

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Address: Hot Springs, AR
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The largest lake in Arkansas covers 48,300 acres.

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The best lake in the state

While jet skiing, you may discover rock cliffs that have bottomless water beneath. Feel free to try your first cliffdiving experience! The water is clean and clear and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark S
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While jet skiing, you may discover rock cliffs that have bottomless water beneath. Feel free to try your first cliffdiving experience! The water is clean and clear and the beaches on the islands don't require water shoes. We frequent this lake from Shreveport.

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Thank Mark S
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed picnicking near Lake Ouachita in Ouachita National Forest. We wish we would have had more time to explore the state park.

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Alexander, Arkansas
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77 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love the water the Ar lake is for you or take the children on a duck ride on the lake very nice

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Thank Stacy W
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crystal clear water and beautiful hills everywhere. Left the dock in the dark and enjoyed watching the sun come up. Caught bass and panfish. Highly recommend visiting.

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1 Thank Baraboo_Born
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got the opportunity to dive Fearless Rock Underwater Memorial in Lake Ouachita. It was built by local divers to honor local hero and SEAL Team 6 member Adam Brown. Never seen something so cool in a lake before.

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Thank Mangel68
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up on Lake Ouachita and it's the only lake that I know is clean enough to drink. The lake is pristine with several camping areas and has islands that you can "capture" for a day, a week or longer. I've done that a lot myself. The Corp of Engineers oversee the lakes in this area and there are... More 

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Thank Venice4two
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We RV camped at Lake Ouachita and I have to say the beauty is ever present. From sunrise to sunset and so much in between. we hiked to the 3 Sisters Springs and were a little disappointed yet it was interesting. Did those waters really cure all they were touted to?? We'll never know as the water was not certified... More 

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Thank Linda C
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161 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited during Spring break while on our vacation in Hot Springs. It is a beautiful lake and worth your while. We were sitting on the beach enjoying the view and the sun (it was a cold day in AR). The nature and the forest are beautiful as well. There are hiking trails in the park and you can visit... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove up to the lake for an afternoon visit and the views were amazing. Each view along the way was a different protrait.

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1 Thank banzal
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58 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

stay at one of the hotels on the lake, rent a boat and run around, or ski, eat a one of the fine restaurants

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