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Lake Leatherwood

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Address: 532 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3033
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Mon - Tue 09:00 - 17:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 20:00

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I bring my kayak and paddle the lake for peace and quiet, and great place to hike trails, feed the geese or have a picnic. Super friendly staff also rents boats. Beautiful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I bring my kayak and paddle the lake for peace and quiet, and great place to hike trails, feed the geese or have a picnic. Super friendly staff also rents boats. Beautiful.

Thank EmilyBHartleyTripAdv
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a mulitude of trails for all ages and abilities. If you like to hike this is the place to go around Eureka Springs.

Thank CampbellHCC
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved hiking around Lake Leatherwood. It is a great hike with lots of views of the lake. We also enjoyed the Miner's Rock Trail. The park itself has a brand new playground for the kiddos. Other parts are dated, but with the new playground, I suspect they will make additional updates. If you enjoy hiking, this area is a... More 

Thank Kimberly H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Went to the park to check out the dam which is a pretty walk through the woods. There are many walking trails to choose from. We were there near the end of the day and started walking the Fishermans trail towards the dam. We were told it was about a mile walk. More like 2 miles. Because of the time... More 

Thank camp w
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

A very serene tranquil lake. Great place to take the family. Trail is great, swimming area etc. Watch out for goose poop. Boat rental just like a mountain lake.

Thank Charles G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Time change happened the week we visited sun was going down quickly we walked up on Stephanie a park and rec employee she noticed my map was torn to pieces gave me new map. She informed us of what trail was best and short cut to an overlook. On our way back as it was getting dark she saw that... More 

Thank Ash C
Georgetown, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a nice lake with pretty but not spectacular scenery immediately west of Eureka Springs downtown. Located at end of Leatherwood Road about two miles off Highway 62. Worth an hour or two if visiting Eureka Springs.

Thank DWoerner
Rosenort, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We came here to ride our bikes but it was a very HOT day :) in October and I had a major headache already. Hubby did ride a short distance but the trails are definitely narrow and more for mt. biking! Lovely lake and it appeared that the campers were very happy to be here.

Thank Sharon F
Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We don't like to camp anywhere else. Friendly staff, quiet, clean, has water, electric and sewer set up for our camper. Close to public bathrooms and hot showers, love hearing the geese in the morning. Walking trails are nice. We haven't rented anything yet but they have a little marina where you can rent canoes, paddle boats and kayaks. Maybe... More 

Thank Travlers17
Garland, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very nice people, secluded campground. Only problem- there is no entry gate or any way of keeping people from driving in during the early morning hours and driving around the campground. This woke us up almost every morning at 5 am. Loud vehicles or quiet vehicles playing loud music at 5 am. :( We don't sleep very late, but were... More 

Thank rubysue71771

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