Public Lakes in Arkansas

Public Lakes in Arkansas - Largest Acres First.

Arkansas has 600,000 public acres of lakes, more than 9,000 miles of flowing streams and rivers. There are 52 Game and Fish Commission lakes, Corps of Engineers lakes, wild life management area lakes and the White River Refuge Lakes scattered throughout Arkansas.

Name

County

Acres

Average
Depth

BULL SHOALS   *  Shared with Missouri Marion 45440 67.0
OUACHITA   ***   Largest Lake entirely in Arkansas. Managed for trophy striped bass. Garland / Montgomery 40100 51.0
DARDANELLE   * *** Most productive bass fishery in the state. Pope 34300 14.2
GREERS FERRY   * **  Holds Walleye and Hybrid World Record. Cleburne 31500 60.0
MILLWOOD   *          Black Bass Paradise. Little River 29500 5.2
BEAVER  * *** Benton 28200 58.0
NORFORK   * *** Baxter 22200 57.0
FELSENTHAL  Worlds Largest Green Tree Reservoir.
Bradley 14000 7.0
DEGRAY  * ** Clark 13200 48.8
OZARK Franklin 10600 14.0
MAUMELLE Pulaski 8900 23.0
HAMILTON *** Garland 7300 26.0
GREESON   * ***  Arkansas's Secret Lake. Pike 7200 38.7
ERLING Lafayette 7000 7.0
LAKE CONWAY Faulkner 6700 5.0
LAKE CHICOT       Lake Chicot State Park  -  Arkansas's largest natural lake. Chicot 4030 15.4
NIMROD   *        Excellent For Black Bass and Crappie. Yell 3600 8.2
COLUMBIA Columbia 2950 11.0
BLUE MT  * Logan 2900 8.6
LAKE CATHERINE Hot Spring 1940 18.0
LAKE GEORGIA PACIFIC Ashley 1700 4.0
DEQUEEN   * ** Sevier 1680 21
CANE CREEK Lincoln 1620 6.0
DIERKS   * Howard 1360 22.0
MONTICELLO          Managed for Trophy Largemouth. Drew 1520 14
GRAND Chicot 1400 7.0
GILLHAM   * Howard 1370 21
HARRIS BRAKE Perry 1300 6.0
UPPER CHICOT Chicot 1270 15.0
WINONA Saline 1240 30.0
HORSESHOE Crittenden 1200 10.0
BREWER Conway 1165 20.0
Upper WHITE OAK Ouachita 1080 8.0
OVERCUP Conway 1025 4.0
HINKLE Scott 965 15.0
BEAVER FORK Faulkner 900 10.0
OLD TOWN Phillips 900 3.5
BOIS D'ARC    pronounced "bow-dock Hemstead 750 4.0
ATKINS Pope 750 5.5
LEE CREEK Crawford 634 11.0
LOWER WHITE OAK     Drained for gate repair. Being restocked- 2013 Ouachita 630 8.0
BEAR CREEK Lee 625 10.0
CHARLES Lawrence 562 8.0
SHEPHERD SPGS. Crawford 552 31.0
POINSETT Ponsiett 550 7.0
SWEPCO Benton 531 17.0
CALION Union 510 6.0
ASHBAUGH
State-record tiger muskies were caught there. This is the only Arkansas lake where this cross between the northern pike and muskellunge has been stocked.
Greene 500 5.0
SEQUOYAH Washington 500 8.0
PINE BLUFF Jefferson 500 6.0
STORM CREEK Phillips 420 7.0
FORT SMITH Crwford 416 28.0
WALLACE Drew 362 5.2
DESARC Prairie 350 6.0
NOLAN Sebastain 350 9.0
GRAMPUS Ashley 334 6.0
MALLARD       Arkansas's Black Bass Record Holder. Mississippi 300 6.0
GREENLEE Monroe 300 6.0
COX CREEK Grant 300 6.0
HOGUE Poinsett 280 4.4
TRI - COUNTY LAKE Calhoun 280 7.0
SUGARLOAF Sebastain 250 12.0
BARNETT White 245 27.0
PICKTHORNE Lonoke 207 5.0
1ST OLD RIVER Miller 200 4.0
ENTERPRISE Ashley 200 5.0
WILHELMINA Polk 200 10.0
BOBB KIDD Washington 200 13.3
FAYETTEVILLE Washington 196 15.0
ELMDALE Washington 180 8.0
COVE Logan 160 10.0
WILSON Ashley 150 5.0
BAILEY Conway 124 8.0
FRIERSON Greene 114 53.6
WEDDINGTON Washington 102 16.0
HORSEHEAD JOHNSON 100 26.0
SPRING YELL 82 23.0
SHORES Franklin 82 10.0
CRYSTAL Benton 60 12.0
JUNE Lafaette 36 20.0
BAYOU METO LAKES .
Six lakes, totaling 1,080 acres, are on the area. Halowell Reservoir 600 acres,  Grand Cypress lake 280 acres), Cox Cypress 150 acres and Wrape Lake 80 acres.
Arkansas, Jefferson    

*  Corp of Engineers project lakes
** Has been stocked with Hybrid Stripers
*** Has been stocked With Striped Bass
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More Arkansas Lakes

  • Atalanta Lake
  • Austell Lake
  • Atkins
  • Bailey Lake
  • Bearskin
  • Big Arkansas
  • Blue Mountain
  • Brandywine Chute
  • Bennett Lake
  • Bald Knob Lake
  • Bear Creek Lake
  • Big Lake Refuge
  • Blue Mountain Lake
  • Burnt Cypress
  • Brock Creek Lakes
  • Clear
  • Cove Creek
  • Cane Creek Lake
  • Coal Pile
  • Cove Lake
  • Craighead Forest Lake
  • Charles Lake
  • Chicot Lake
  • Columbia Lake
  • Crooked
  • David D. Terry
  • DeSoto
  • Douglas Old River
  • Dry Fork
  • DeGray Lake
  • DeQueen Lake
  • Dierks Lake
  • Dunn Lake
  • Erling
  • Faulkner
  • Ferguson
  • Fayetteville Lake
  • Fort Smith Lake
  • Frierson Lake
  • Greeson Lake
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Grand
  • Grays
  • Gillham Lake
  • Horseshoe
  • Harris Brake Lake
  • Horseshoe Lake
  • Hinkle Lake
  • Hurricane
  • Island 40 Chute Lake
  • Jack Lee
  • Johnson
  • Jacobs
  • Lake Moro Bay
  • Lake Norfork
  • Lake Ozark
  • Lake Hamilton
  • Lee
  • Leatherwood Lake
  • Lake Shores
  • Merrisach
  • Maumelle Lake
  • Mirror Lake
  • Monticello Lake
  • Moody
  • Midway
  • Murray
  • Norrell
  • Old River
  • Old Town
  • Overcup
  • Ozark
  • Paradise
  • Peckerwood
  • Poinsett Lake
  • Post
  • Sylvia Lake
  • Shady Lake
  • Slaughter
  • Spring Lake
  • San Carlos Reservoir
  • Sequoyah
  • Seven Devils
  • Shepherd Springs Spring
  • St. Francis
  • Sylvia
  • Storm Creek Lake
  • Taylor Old River
  • The Chute Arkansas
  • Tunica
  • Wapanocca Lake
  • Walcott Lake
  • Wedington Lake
  • Wapanocca
  • Whittington
  • Willow Beach
  • Winona
  • White River Refuge Lakes   
     

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