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Lake Ouachita

Hot Springs, AR
+1 501-767-9575
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Beautifully clear water

This is such a beautiful place to spend time enjoying anytime of the year. The beaches are filled w... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jamyb1
Beautiful Arkansas Lake

This Arkansas State Park is a hidden gem. It’s main attraction is the beautiful lake. There are... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
vmorr152
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Russellville, Arkansas
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The largest lake in Arkansas covers 48,300 acres.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“clear water” (19 reviews)
“great fishing” (14 reviews)
“state park” (26 reviews)
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Hot Springs, AR
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful place to spend time enjoying anytime of the year. The beaches are filled w beautiful stones to bring home for a great keepsake. Can't wait to go back.

1  Thank jamyb1
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

This Arkansas State Park is a hidden gem. It’s main attraction is the beautiful lake. There are campgrounds and also newer camper cabins. The day we visited the visitor center, the employees were friendly and knowledgeable-everything we come to expect from AR State Parks. Bring...More

Thank vmorr152
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

It is the best lake around Hot Springs! Cleaner than Lake Hamilton and Catherine! There is so much to do on the lake. Try booking a room at Mountain Harbor resort and taking part in all they have to offer!

2  Thank April M
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Lake Quachita is a hidden gem. It is extremely clean and calm. No hustle and bustle like Lake Hamilton. It feels like you have the entire lake to yourself, wear water shoes for pulling up on the islands if you are there by boat.

1  Thank sleepyang
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

I went out on Lake Ouachita with friends to view the eclipse. What a beautiful setting. The eclipse, of course, was wonderful, but just gliding across this lake in a pontoon boat is a winderful experiience in itself.

1  Thank Sharon T
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Huge lake. Very quiet and peaceful. Scenery around it is very nice too. Several places to hang out, camp, or put a boat in.

2  Thank 2014psr
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

beautiful lake with lots of amazing houses on shoreline to see. Can't wait to go back and enjoy some warm weather.

2  Thank Tammie S
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Lake Ouachita is a huge, clean lake. I love boating there and swimming, great fishing too. Very beautiful. Don't forget to stop in at Mtn Harbor for a meal, great food and fantastic views! Lake Ouachita/Mtn Harbor is a real treat!

1  Thank Terri B
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Would not miss this view it was so beautiful, clean and a good place to have time to yourself. Still waters do run deep here.

1  Thank Louise W
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Incredibly beautiful water. I stumbled on the kayaking option at the National Park and am so glad I took the time to rent a kayak and spend some time on the water. Incredibly relaxing and renewing.

1  Thank 615kriss2016
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tonyia d
26 January 2018|
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Response from Educator64 | Reviewed this property |
Pontoon boats can be rented at the marina starting at 8 am in the morning. The pontoon boat will easily hold your entire group including pets.
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steph345432
1 January 2018|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
At most campgrounds, there are designated swimming areas, but if you are boating there are many islands with great beaches to swim. Just remember on Holiday weekend the campgrounds are almost always full. Best to reserve a... More
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tonyia d
10 August 2017|
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Response from ChicSouthernBlonde | Reviewed this property |
Hi! You might want to look into the sites at Brady Mountain. There are a few that offer a direct water view, but it is first come first serve. I would call them and get the specifics. The State Park also has some RV spots... More
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