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Lake Ouachita

Hot Springs, AR
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Ranked #3 of 38 attractions in Hot Springs
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Canoeing
Description: The largest lake in Arkansas covers 48,300 acres.
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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We had an excellent time with Dreamchaser, renting the 58 foot Sundowner. The lake is stunningly beautiful, and the staff there did everything to make sure we had a successful trip. We will definitely be going again. Great for families and/or large groups.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a wonderful time at Tompkins Bend Camp area. We camped for 2 nights so we would be close to the Crystal mines. We chose an RV site to pitch our tents so we would have electricity at the camp site. Our site was right near the lake and the kids were able to play in the water while... More

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Allen, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The drive is awesome, scenic if you go through the National Park from Hot Springs - well I am sure it is pretty nice from all directions. The lake is spectacular. We stopped at the sand beach in the park and spent the day. It was quiet with other people enjoying the day. The water is pretty clear, the bottom... More

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Germantown, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Most wonderful lake in USA! Boating, water sports, islands to sunbathe on, just perfect! Lots of good food, lots of hiking trails, good fishing!

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It was a nice place to go to. We went paddleboating and had a picnic there. It was fun. It is a calm and quiet place and had nice views.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

lake was very nice, crowded, parking looked like a mess, did offer camping, house boats, and cabins.

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Sherwood, Arkansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We live about an hour or so from Lake Ouachita but come here almost every weekend of the spring and summer. We bring our boat and go tubing, swimming, and snorkeling. We fish, camp out on one of the numerous islands, and just have a lot of fun in the sun! This is one of the most beautiful and cleanest... More

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West Tn
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is the most beautiful lake we've ever camped on. Site 63 had a bit of brush but is right on the water. It's clean, clear, & stunning. You can swim at your sites. Take water shoes! Book far in advance. So peaceful & relaxing. Rented a pontoon at Brady Mt. Excellent customer service & economical prices. It's a must... More

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We have been coming to Lake Ouachita for 14 years and now that we live in Hot Springs, we get to the lake at least 3 times a month during the spring to fall seasons. We invite friends and relatives to come camp with us out on one of the islands for a week and they all love it! We... More

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Frisco, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was a surprisingly beautiful lake! It was different than any lake I have ever seen, and the only thing I regret is that I did not have enough time there. Would love to go back. The whole place is surrounded in forest, it looked a bit exotic. There are a variety of islands all through the lake and plenty... More

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