Visit Beautiful Lake Ouachita, Arkansas's largest Reservoir with 66,324 total acres of Land and Water.
Locations of Lake Side Resorts, - Camp Grounds, - Ouachita State Park, - Boat Rentals, - Cabin Rentals, - Hiking / Biking Trails, - Fishing Guides and Hunting Information, with the added bonus of GPS locations of Brush Piles / Crappie Condos.
A Corps of Engineers Lake located in the Ouachita National Forest of more than 1.8 million acres with 20,000 pristine forested acres of Corps property
No homes are allowed on the tree covered rustic shore line of over 600 miles.
Pronounced "Wash-ah-taw", the lake was created by building the Blakely Mountain Dam.
With over 40,000 acres of water, the Ouachita averages 50 feet deep. The deepest area touching 200 feet.
There are many unusual features in and around the lake, one feature, the Geo-Float Trail, is a marked water trail which can be followed with a brochure detailing prominent geologic features along the marked trail.
Lake Ouachita also features one of the largest crystal veins in the world.
Rare freshwater jelly fish and fresh water sponges which only thrive in the world's cleanest lakes can be seen in the lake.
Scuba Divers from all over the world enjoy the clarity of the water and the special spear fishing season.
Recent Ouachita Events:
After a recent C.O.E audit it was determined the Friends Of Lake Ouachita owes the U.S. Treasury
Lake Ouachita was constructed and completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers between 1946 and 1954 for flood control and hydropower.
By Ben Sanders Striper Guide Lake Ouachita
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