The Oldest Lake In Arkansas Is A Beautiful Piece Of Living History

At the start of the Ouachita National Forest resides a special piece of Arkansas history. Lake Nimrod was the first Arkansas project completed by the Corps of Engineers. This lake may not be naturally-made but it’s certainly a treasured gem of the state. Let’s dive right into its history and see how this lake has stood the test of time.

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Some of these captures came from the members of our Facebook group, Arkansas Nature Lovers. You should join for your chance to be featured and to discover why there’s nothing better than Arkansas’ stunning nature.

Another fascinating piece of history to view on the water is Arkansas’ oldest stone-cut dam.