Lake Greeson
Lake Greeson
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  • sweetsinclaire
    Caddo Mills, Texas97 contributions
    Paradise.
    I've been coming to Lake Greeson for 30 years. It's clean, beautiful, serene and large enough to accommodate the traffic on summer weekends. Plenty of small coves for fishing or paddling, great for skiing and fishing. Camping is excellent, as are the marinas and lodging available.
    Written July 8, 2013
  • jerryberry72207
    Little Rock, Arkansas72 contributions
    Great Destination - Scenic and Remote
    Spent five days at Cowhide Cove campgrounds on Lake Greeson. Very nice facilities and the lake-side campsites were convenient to park our ski boat directly at the camp site! Lake Greeson has fantastic water quality, beautiful scenery, and is not over -developed. It's out of the way, so most visitors are not day use, but long term campers. Two marinas operate on the lake: Self Creek & Swaha. Both marinas were well managed with very nice and helpful staffs. We relied on the marinas for daily supplies since you're miles from civilization. We water-skied every day - great ski water. Many of the visitors we met were from Shreveport, LA and Texas. We will definitely return.
    Written June 16, 2012
  • warren h
    2 contributions
    Self Creek Resort
    nice cottages, great hospitality,great fishing near national park for hiking and atv fun. The manager Jim is an excellent host he can direct you to the many things to do in the area. They also have new boats to rent and fishing guides for almost guaranteed catch of fish. The store has all of the amenities one could ask for and has very reasonable prices. Friendly people great staff it is well worth the trip.
    Written November 18, 2012
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kytrailhikers
Lexington, KY5 contributions
We traveled from Kentucky to the Crater of Diamonds SP. We camped at Parker Creek campground. If you go toward the Dam, you will make a left. Follow the signs to this campground. Campsites are right on the lake and there is a small beach. They offer electric sites & there are 2 bathhouses. It was perfect for our 3 year old. The only downfall was I needed a better tent to withstand one windy night in May.... gusts came through & I thought for sure my tent poles were going to break. Staff is friendly here and the park rangers will take care of you... our bathhouse was locked & the park ranger got it unlocked despite the cleaning people saying they wouldn't open it until late May. This is a beutiful area. If you are visiting Crater of Diamonds... take 19South back to town onto 27 and then get on 301 to go to the park... much shorter route.
Written May 10, 2010
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elisemarie31
Springfield, LA110 contributions
Aug 2013 • Friends
Lake Greeson is an awesome, beautiful lake surrounded by lovely mountains. Check out SWAHA Marina and cabins. People are very nice and the cabin was clean and comfortable.
Written September 1, 2013
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Naartjie1
16 contributions
Jul 2013 • Family
Our favorite lake we visited.
It was a nice swim after digging in the dirt in the morning.
We preferred the damn side. Quieter.
Written August 2, 2013
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Fouke1
Arkadelphia, AR72 contributions
This is the real diamond in the rough in Murfreesboro. Uncrowded, pristine waters surrounded by the pine-covered Ouachita Mts. Although a little hard to get to, its well worth the trip. Great trout fishing in the Little Missouri River below the dam along with wonderful swimming in the lake make for a memorable experience.
Written January 3, 2008
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didischoe
Saint Louis, MO88 contributions
Sep 2014 • Family
We went here on the recommendation of our hostess and the lake was crystal clear and beautiful. We were unable to rent a boat because we had not reserved one in advance for Labor Day weekend, however we spent a few hours swimming and enjoying the beauty of the lake.
Written September 1, 2014
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Misti M
Arlington, TX16 contributions
We visited the lake on a Tuesday and felt like we had the whole lake to our selves. This lake is beautiful and very clean. We rented a boat at Swaha marina and our kids loved it. Great lake to spend the day.
Written August 24, 2014
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likestocanoe2222
Hot Springs, AR103 contributions
Aug 2014 • Friends
We love Lake Greeson and spend at least two weeks each year at Cowhide Cove. Bring the kids, your friends, or your family and have a GREAT time.
Written August 17, 2014
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Perry P
Jonesboro, AR20 contributions
Nov 2013 • Couples
For fall scenery this was gorgeous. Beautiful clear water and many pictures were taken. Nice areas for camping. The dam site was very nice with a visitors center that appeared new.
Written November 20, 2013
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Franny P
Liberty, MO21 contributions
Jul 2013 • Couples
No dislikes-everything was clean - staff was very pleasant - you could purchase ice at the camp office.
Written July 29, 2013
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mdawson61
Alaska3 contributions
Aug 2012 • Family
It is close to the diamond mine in Murfreesboro and a beautiful drive . You can catch a lot of fish right by the dam! Don't need a boat for that.
Written July 9, 2013
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