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Ouachita National Forest, Hot Springs

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Forest National Park
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  • We spent one afternoon driving around this area. There is so much to do here. Established in 1907, it is the South's oldest and one of the largest (1.6 million acres) national forest. Recreation areas...  more »
  • Get out into nature - purely in the Ouachita national forest. A beautiful place to walk, to relax and also to bathe.
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  • Went in our RV and hiked the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail! So fun and absolutely beautiful. Make sure you rent a boat or bring one. You can camp at any of the Corp of Engineer campgrounds along the south...  more »

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Boasting 13 hotels on the National Register of Historic Places, Hot Springs features a number of accommodations that embrace the area's history and architecture. Set in the city's popular historic districts, these distinctive hotels have the added benefit of being within walking distance of many stores, restaurants, and bars. There's also plenty of choice for those who want to take full advantage of Hot Springs' natural surroundings. Hot Springs National Park and the Lake Hamilton area host a number of bed and breakfasts, cabins, campgrounds, and RV parks.
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