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“cleanest lake in Arkansas”
Review of Lake Ouachita

Lake Ouachita
Ranked #5 of 78 things to do in Hot Springs
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The largest lake in Arkansas covers 48,300 acres.
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“cleanest lake in Arkansas”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The water in Lake Ouachita is wonderful for skin diving or snorkeling. The Corps of Engineers rates the water as the cleanest and clearest of all the lakes it administers. The fishing is excellent, as well as all water sports

Visited December 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful Lake - clean, gorgeous”
Reviewed 9 May 2014

This lake is one of the prettiest lakes I have been on. It is so very clean, the beaches even have life jackets you can borrow. The bathrooms were excellent.
We went fishing with a guide "Ben Sanders" for stripers and had a great time with a great guide, and beautiful water on the lake.

Visited May 2014
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Majestic”
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Beautiful Lake. It was extrememly quiet, calm, relaxing, every adjective that is good can be used to describe this place.

Visited March 2014
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Lansdale
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81 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Beautiful Lake”
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We hiked the Caddo Bend Trail around the peninsula on the lake. It took us 4 hours to finish the 4-mile hike because we stopped and took pictures. It's not too challenging. But there are some uphill sections and some downhill sections. Good hiking shoes with ankle support is recommended.

Visited March 2014
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Simply beautiful”
Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

The water is so clean and clear plus the fishing is great. It's not very busy because it is so large. There really are not houses on the shoreline which make it very special. A wonderful place for a day or a week stay, but make reservations early for a summer stay. The best idea is to rent a house boat for the family or for couples. You can then see this huge lake on your terms. Spend a night in a different cove.
This is a place have good family on the water fun.

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