Lake Ouachita State Park

Lake Ouachita State Park


Location:From Hot Springs, 3 miles west on US 270, then 12 miles north on AR 227.
Facilities:65 campsites with electric and water hookups, 24 campsites with no hookups, 12 hike-in tent sites, 8 cabins, swimming area, picnic areas, trails, full-service marina with boat rentals, bait, and supplies, visitor center with exhibits and a store (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, scuba diving, boating.
Special Features:Surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest (see listing in section on National Forests), Lake Ouachita is Arkansas's largest lake (40,000 acres) within the state's borders and is considered a mecca for watersports. At the lake's eastern tip is historic Three Sisters' Springs, once thought to have curative powers.
Address:5451 Mountain Pine Rd
Mountain Pine, AR 71956

Phone:501-767-9366
Web: www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/park.asp?id=9
Size: 370 acres.

See other parks in Arkansas.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Within a 60-mile radius of Little Rock, there are several state and national parks, including Petit Jean State Park, DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Lake Ouachita State Park, Hot Springs National Park, Ouachita National Forest and Pinnacle Mountain State Park.
In years past, it has been in Little Rock, Hot Springs and at Lake Ouachita State Park in Garland County.
DeGray Lake Resort State Park and Lake Ouachita State Park for its 1999
While I was reviewing State Park statistics, I found that Lake Ouachita State Park had approximately 1.6 million visitors.
A review by rangers at Lake Ouachita State Park, one of those included in the Vicksburg Corps' counts, suggested that 20 percent of last year's traffic count could be attributed to vendors, employees and vehicles traveling a park road to a private Weyerhaeuser Co.

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