Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas Area Lakes and Reservoirs

  • DeGray Lake

    DeGray Lake

    As evidenced by its popularity for fishing, camping, swimming, water-skiing and other water sports, the 13,400-acre DeGray Lake is a prime vacation and weekend getaway in west-central Arkansas. Situated among ridges of the Ouachita Mountains and formed by a dam across the Caddo River, the lake has ... Continue
  • DeQueen Lake

    DeQueen Lake was created following the 1977 completion of a dam on the Rolling Fork River. Its surface covers 1,680 acres with a shoreline length of 32 miles. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' recreation areas on the lake offer 110 campsites, boat ramps, swimming areas, fish-cleaning stations, picnic ... Continue
  • Dierks Lake

    Dierks Lake was formed after the 1975 completion by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of a dam across the Saline River in southwestern Arkansas. Located on the 1,360-acre lake are Corps' of Engineers' recreation areas offering more than 100 campsites, boat ramps and swimming areas. The lake is ... Continue
  • Gillham Lake

    Gillham Lake was created in Southwest Arkansas following the 1975 completion of a dam on the Cossatot River. The 1,370-acre reservoir, located in Howard and Polk counties, features U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' recreation areas that include some 70 campsites, boat ramps, swimming areas, picnic ... Continue
  • Lake Greeson

    Lake Greeson

    Narrows Dam impounds the waters of the Little Missouri River to form 7,000-acre Lake Greeson, a prime recreational resource in southwest Arkansas. The 12-mile-long lake features clear waters and steep, rocky ridges that form numerous islands and long peninsulas extending into the lake. Anglers ... Continue
  • Lake Ouachita

    Lake Ouachita

    Lake Ouachita, the largest lake (40,100 acres) located entirely within Arkansas, is renowned for its scenic beauty and clear waters. Created when Blakely Mountain Dam impounded the waters of the Ouachita River near Hot Springs, the lake is virtually surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest and ... Continue
  • Nimrod Lake

    Nimrod Lake

    The 3,550-acre Lake Nimrod is Arkansas's oldest lake created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It was formed following the 1942 completion of a dam on the Fourche LaFave River. The Ouachita National Forest borders the lake's south shore, and State Scenic 7 Byway passes by its east end. Nimrod ... Continue