There's Something Intriguing You Don't Know About Arkansas's Clearest Lake
By J.B. VanDyke|Published July 06, 2017
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.
Have you heard the one about Lake Ouachita? Lake Ouachita is so clear that harmless jellyfish that can only live in the most pristine environments thrive there. Okay, it’s not a joke, but it is absolutely true. Lake Ouachita is hands down the clearest lake in Arkansas, and it’s the largest lake entirely within the borders of the Natural State. What you might not know about Lake Ouachita is that there are some things hiding there that will drop your jaw. No, I’m not talking about monsters. I’m talking about islands. Lake Ouachita is totally full of islands.