DeGray Lake Resort State Park is Arkansas’s only resort state park. Located near Bismarck, Ark., in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains and nestled along the north shore of 13,800-acre DeGray Lake, one of the region’s five Diamond Lakes known for their crystal clear waters, DeGray offers all the outdoor adventure and quality of an Arkansas State Park combined with resort class amenities at one of the finest lodges in the state. DeGray is a fishing and water sports paradise, a golf resort with an 18-hole championship golf course, the ideal camping spot and one of the best parks for family vacations, getaways, reunions, weddings, business meetings and retreats.For DeGray Lake Resort State Park and beyond, use our Bismarck trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Bismarck vacation.
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We just got back from camping at Lake DeGray over the past few days. We have camped for over ten years and this is probably the best place we have ever stayed. Arkansas State Parks set the bar really ... more »
Had a great time on our horseback Tour would recommend for all ages. Very beautiful scenery This was my son's 1st time to ride and they made it a wonderful experience. more »
Some nice trails here and lovely park. The restaurant is also nice with amazing lake views. Worth the visit for sure. more »
We hosted our wedding rehearsal, ceremony and reception at DeGray Lake Resort and could not have had a better time. The staff was helpful in all planning leading up to the wedding week. Once guests began to arrive, the staff exceeded my expectations of accommodating our friends and family. The nearby amenities like, horse back riding, marina and boat rentals, frisbee golf, swimming, picnic areas and nearby shopping was great to keep guests entertained. The restaurant had great food and better service! We highly recommend this place to our friends for an easy getaway!
First, I want to say I'm not a person who complains about every little thing. We love love love this place and usually come at least once a year. It's beautiful, and we've loved spring breaks for our boys here, HOWEVER at this visit, a frat was having a weekend getaway/banquet night. I am an extremely patient person, and enjoy a good time too, but when the music from the rooms on the bottom floor shakes the whole building, it gets to be enough after a while, even after staff asked them to turn it down. You could tell when the staff person left because it immediately when back up. It's also a real shame when two families are at the pool with their children, and get run out because of drinking, cursing, and rough housing. My money is as good as their's, and my kids should be able to enjoy their spring break too, especially from a family that comes yearly, not just for a weekend. I am a bit disappointed that this hasn't been handled in a better fashion than, "I'm so sorry, but I guess they're just having fun."
With two young kids, we try to make sure they are happy when we go on vacation. DeGray Lake delivered. There were many easy trails for exploring, a pool, a beach, and a park where they could play. We also took a horse ride, and a sunset boat ride. The kids were happy, we were happy. We're definitely coming back, and are thinking of trying one of the yurts.
Nice venue in a park lodge for meetings while audiovisual equipment is available and meals can be provided and plenty of fresh air during the breaks! Relatively fast WiFi is available even though remote here.
We have camped here twice. Lots of trees, space, amenities, and beauty. We love this place and will be back.
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