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

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Peaceful, not crowded, scenic

However, skip the easy-to-find Caddo Bend trail since there is still a lot of tornado damage without shade. We heard the next peninsula north had great trails, but it's down a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
TxTransplant2011
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

However, skip the easy-to-find Caddo Bend trail since there is still a lot of tornado damage without shade. We heard the next peninsula north had great trails, but it's down a gravel road that gets muddy after rainy weather. Lake is gorgeous.

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Venice, Florida, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This park is beautiful and the sun set is wonderful in the camping part of the park. The lake is a spider arm lake and is just magnificent. No man made objects around lake as its army corp of eng. so no homes or other structures.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The lake is one of the cleanest lakes in the USA. My family and I camp on the islands on the lake. I also spear fish too. They have a June spearfishing tourney. There is a lot of professional fishing guides too. There is Crystal Springs and Brady mountain lodge that is excellent to stay at also.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

And one of the cleanest too. I spent many happy hours on and in this special lake. For swimming, boating, hiking, they even certify divers here. You can camp out, spend the day or week...

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A beautiful undeveloped lake. A pleasure to view as it has maintained its natural charm. You do not find sights such as what you see in Lake Quachita often.

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Arlington, Texas, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We enjoyed taking photos of this gorgeous lake, and also appreciated visiting the Three Sisters Spring. The informational office was a great stop too.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

What can I say, this is the most clean, quiet, naturally beautiful lake in Arkansas. Great fishing, beautiful islands to get lost from the outside world on. Great bird watching on bird island, lots of beaches to pull your boat on. A true diamond.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lake Ouachita has clear, clean, and calm waters. The diving was amazing. The camp grounds are some of the best I have seen. Fishing is next to none when they are biting. I did not notice any houses on the lake.

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Dallas, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice lake and statepark. We stayed to see the sunset over the lake and it was gorgeous. One of the highlights of our trip to the Hot Springs area

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This National park is absolutely beautiful. We stayed in the cabins in the National Park right on the lake. We rented a pontoon boat and traveled around the lake to enjoy the beautiful scenic views and nature. Such a peaceful and clean place to be.

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