Lake Ouachita Field Office
1201 Blakely Dam Rd
Royal, AR 71968-9493
Phone: (501) 767-2101
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See the Ouachita Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.
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Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: From Hot Springs, AR, 13 miles, west on Highway 270 and north on Highway 227.
Factoid: Lake Ouachita, AR is located on the Ouachita River near the resort spa of Hot Springs. Its crystal-clear waters make the lake a popular site for scuba diving. There are numerous camping, fishing and swimming opportunities at the lake as well as concessions with marinas, motels, restaurants and horseback riding. There is a boating trail for viewing geological formations on the shoreline.
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers COVID-19 Recreation Services Status
Please see the list below for USACE managed areas. Other parks run by state or private marinas are not included in the list below. Please contact the state or private marina for additional information. Updated: 3/28/23
40 Recreation areas at Ouachita Lake
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|T||Pull Through Campsites|
|C||Fish Cleaning Stations|
|GS||Group Picnic Shelter|
|B||Bike Trails |
|I||Hiking Trails - Interpretive|
|R||Off Road Vehicle Trails|
|S||Snow Mobile Trails|
|CC||Cross Country Skiing Trails|
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