Lake Ouachita is Arkansas’s largest lake with 40,000 acres of water surrounded by the scenic Ouachita Nationwide Forest.
With every little thing from swimming to water snowboarding and scuba diving, boating, kayaking, or paddleboarding, together with loads of alternatives for fishing, there’s something on the Lake Ouachita State Park for everybody.
We’re lastly touring once more! As a lot enjoyable as these stay-home orders have been final yr (ha, under no circumstances), we’re so very joyful to be on the street once more this summer season.
We spent the primary evening in Nashville after which we have been in Arkansas at Lake Ouachita State Park for the previous 5 days.
After we stayed on the lake a couple of years in the past, we solely spent a few nights there and it was one in every of my favourite stops.
Whereas planning this journey, I knew we’d be heading again by Arkansas and appeared ahead to spending extra time right here this yr. It didn’t disappoint.
We swam, skipped rocks, performed video games, and soaked up each minute of downtime. This was the right approach to kick off our summer season street journey and we’re all relaxed and prepared for extra journey now.
This stays one in every of my favourite locations to camp and I extremely advocate a keep if you happen to’re ever fortunate sufficient to be within the space.
The state park is lower than an hour off I-40 and effectively definitely worth the scenic drive. The climate was loads sizzling throughout the day, and humid too, however it didn’t spoil our enjoyable.
The tenting areas listed below are really beautiful. Whether or not you’re in a camper, a tent, or renting a cabin, there’s tons of area between the websites.
Should you’re a tent camper, you possibly can reserve one in every of these attractive walk-out websites proper off the lake. They’re a number of the prettiest campsites I’ve ever seen.
We arrange our cook dinner station and managed to cook dinner not less than half of our meals open air this week – regardless of the new climate: sizzling canine and burgers, last-minute hen, crispy carnitas, buttermilk pancakes, and breakfast burritos.
I’ve linked to a number of the recipes right here, and I’m planning to share a full weblog put up subsequent month with all of our favourite tenting meals when on the street.
I discussed it every week or two in the past, however it bears mentioning once more, we actually love our Blackstone griddle. It’s good for straightforward meals on the street and at house too.
We hit the street once more as we speak and are spending the evening in Texas on our approach to Carlsbad Caverns.
Have you ever visited the caverns? I’ve been a few occasions they usually have been breathtaking each occasions. I can hardly wait to share this surprise with my boys.
Have a beautiful week, my buddies!