Although Arkansas is a land-locked state, it is blessed with rivers and lakes that make for great beaches and swimming holes. The mountains of Ouachita and Ozarks are home to many big and small lakes and also man-made lakes that offer abundant recreational opportunities. Most of them offer swimming beaches in addition to other outdoor aquatic activities.
Some of the best beaches in Arkansas are listed below:
Located in the Ozark mountain range, this beach offers 82 acres of shore line with unlimited fun – fishing, hiking, camping and of course swimming.
The springs pour out into the Mirror Lake which is an attraction for water sport lovers. Swimming, fishing for rainbow trout, camping, wild life trails and the wild cave tours are all part of the springs.
With a sandy beach, this lake is a popular for its cool waters. An ideal place for a secluded summer outing.
Located in the forests of Ouachita this lake is a perfect swimming beach for the warm summers.
Also located in Ouachita, this lake is known for its sandy beaches. Apart from swimming, these beaches also offer scenic locations for hiking and camping.
Situated in the Village Creek State Park, this lake is spring-fed and allows for swimming, fishing and camping on its sandy beaches.
Situated amidst the wilderness of St. Francis National Park, these twin lakes are excellent recreational spots.