is the largest lake completely in Arkansas, as the larger Bull Shoals Lake extends into Missouri. Lake Ouachita has over 690 miles (1,110 km) of shoreline and over 40,000 acres (16,000 ha) of water. It is completely surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest..
offers a huge span of recreational area and spectacular views. Arkansas Scenic Byway 7 is located on the eastern shore of the lake, and provides views of the lake, and also places to stay down the road. DeGray Lake Resort State Park was opened in 1974 to encourage tourism and recreation on DeGray Lake
Lake Ouachita Vista Trail
Built over the last 12 years on both Corps of Engineers and US Forest Service Land, the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT) covers 49 miles of shoreline and ridge top. A favorite for both mountain bikers and distance runners alike.