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Lake Ouachita

Hot Springs, AR
+1 501-767-9575
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One place you want on your list of things to do

Great park with plenty of things to do. This lake is really not a natural lake but an area flooded... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2016
BryanHouse
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Galveston, Texas
The cleanest Lake around

Hike around it, boat on it, camp near it....endless list of things to do...A gem in the Arkansas... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
Phil D
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The largest lake in Arkansas covers 48,300 acres.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“clear water” (17 reviews)
“great fishing” (12 reviews)
“state park” (25 reviews)
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Hot Springs, AR
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+1 501-767-9575
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

Great park with plenty of things to do. This lake is really not a natural lake but an area flooded creating the second cleanest lake in the United States. If you like adventure or just hanging out its available here. If you dive there are...More

4  Thank BryanHouse
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Hike around it, boat on it, camp near it....endless list of things to do...A gem in the Arkansas mountain country....

Thank Phil D
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Beautiful man made lake w/great history, good fishing, and NO houses. One of the prettiest and largest lakes in Arkansas w/ wildlife and beautiful views of almost crystal waters. Lots of turtles though!

1  Thank ladynewhouse
Reviewed 8 January 2016

The state park is a nice drive, but it isn't very big. There are a few trails, but overall not that much to see.

1  Thank smileynvp
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Lake Ouachita is a treasure with crystal clear water that attracts divers, skiers, and pleasure boaters. Surrounded by mountains the island studded lake, is a destination point. Bring your boat, rent a boat or house boat and experience clear water and beautiful scenery. Mountain Harbor...More

Thank ABearO
Reviewed 26 December 2015

My husband's family has been vacationing on Lake Ouachita since before he can remember and he's been bringing me here for the last 8 years. His family owns a condo on Mount Harbor and we bring our couple friends every year. The Lake is secluded...More

1  Thank Raquel H
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Our expectations wasn't very high. I mean its just a lake right? WRONG! 2nd cleanest lake in the US. The water and shores are SUPER clear. You can rent a boat for very very cheap here. They ran out of most other types of boats...More

Thank Nikki Y
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Beautiful lake clear water and lots of activities to for the family to do. Explore the area and nature at its best.

Thank Garry F
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Lake Ouachita is one of the most beautiful lakes in the state of Arkansas. We have one of the largest bass fishing tournaments held on this lake and the camping is booked for years in advance. If you are lucky enough to live close by...More

Thank kyates429
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Very nice state park with trails and a great view of the lake. A definite must visit while in the Hot Springs area.

Thank Alise V
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Melton C
27 April 2017|
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Response from ChicSouthernBlonde | Reviewed this property |
Campgrounds can be found all over Lake Ouachita. Most of the marinas have camping areas in addition to cabins. The State Park area has nice camping. The best campsites though will be found on islands or within the miles and... More
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AntonEager
13 March 2017|
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Response from annawA3283QY | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple areas of lake Ouachita to enjoy. We usually go to Mountain Harbor resort area or Brady Mountain. Crystal Springs has a great beach area and there is plenty of car parking at all areas of this lake. Have a... More
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Sara1876
19 November 2016|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know. We live close and just pull ours to the lake. I would just check with the marina for whichever recreational area you are planning to stay at. Enjoy. Lake Ouachita is beautiful :)
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