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Fun lake, boy scout activity

This lake is fun and has much to offer. The Boy Scouts use this site for some activities, it is... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2016
Little Rock, Arkansas
1970 first visit to lake sylvia.

I was a young girl and have a very fond memory of a natural rock slide with rushing water that... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2014
Laura G
Little Rock, Arkansas
via mobile
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Jun 7, 2018
“Very nice!”
May 27, 2018
“Day out with fam”
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Clean area usually. Nice little swimming area and a place to lay out and get some sun. 3 dollars to swim but not bad

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Zachary H
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Rangers are awesome, Shaun and Denise are the best. Clean park has swimming camping and hiking trails as well as fishing. Love it here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kimberlyj329
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Nice little lake. Very well kept. I am from Texas and have been in Arkansas for the summer. Have visited Lake Sylvia 3 times. After my experience today, I will not be back. Two women were there with alot of children ranging from toddler to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank mlamtolar
Reviewed November 19, 2016

This lake is fun and has much to offer. The Boy Scouts use this site for some activities, it is in a nice location near town.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank SkipCoys
Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

It has a wonderful camping area. It also has a great swimming area with picnic tables and grills. It is a wonderful place to go camping or swimming!!

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Abby313
Reviewed November 6, 2014

Lake and rec area is closed (October 2014). Water levels low. Campground in rough shape and only had 3 campsites ( 1 was host?) Save your time and dont drive out there expecting to be pleased. No cell service for ATT.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank TexasLuv2Golf
Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

I was a young girl and have a very fond memory of a natural rock slide with rushing water that ended in a small wade pool. Lots of fun kids. I hope to visit again.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is a charming little lake located about an hour outside of Little Rock. It is quiet and very peaceful with everything you could want for camping. It has a campground with city water and electric hookups for RVs and 2 bathhouses in the campground....More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank Chad D
Reviewed February 17, 2013

This is camping like it should be! Wonderful for a picnic as well! A lake in the middle of the mountains... Worth the drive!

1  Thank greenmtntrail
Reviewed May 13, 2012

Great for Boy and Girl Scout campouts. Good for family picnic

1  Thank Geoark1946
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July 16, 2015|
Response from DonFerren |
According to the official Forest Service website, dogs are only allowed in the campground area, and not in the day-use park. Even there, they must be kept on a leash.