There’s no better way to spend a sweltering Arkansas summer than beside a lake. Wait… there’s no better way to spend an Arkansas summer than on a lake… actually, in a lake is the best. Any way you phrase it, lakes are a fantastic way to relieve the suffering of those humid, 100+ degree summer days. In fact, one of the best things about lakes is that you can enjoy your time beside, on, or in them. Lakes offer an abundance of activities: you can ski, boat, float, sail, fish, or you can set up your hammock on the shore. These 15 lakes offer all of that and more:

Which Arkansas lake is most magical to you? Is it on this list?

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