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The ultimate list of sports and outdoor activities in Hot Springs.

Located in the Ouachita Mountains, Hot Springs, Arkansas, is a natural for outdoor adventures and sporting events. The beautiful lakes of Catherine, Hamilton and Ouachita boast excellent bass and trout fishing and are popular sites of premier fishing tournaments and events, such as the Forrest Wood Cup and FLW Outdoor Expo and the BFL Super Tournament. Hot Springs lakes are also summertime hot spots for boating and water sports. Arkansas State Parks on Lake Catherine and Lake Ouachita offer year-round camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and more.

Hot Springs is home to world-class golfing. Discover challenging play on exquisite courses. Two 18-hole championship courses are listed on the Natural State Golf Trail.

The 6,200-seat Bank OZK Arena continues to bring top-notch events to Hot Springs, such as the Hot Springs Motorcycle Rally.

One of the most beloved traditions in Hot Springs is Oaklawn Racing and Gaming’s live thoroughbred racing season, which runs from January through April, and concludes with the much-anticipated Racing Festival of the South, featuring the highlight of the year, the Arkansas Derby. If games of skill are more your speed, Oaklawn’s gaming room features Instant Racing, simulcasting and electronic poker, craps, blackjack, and more.


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Hot Springs Marina


301 Lakeland DriveHot Springs, AR 71913

Best Boats & Best pricings on the lake!...
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Mountain Harbor Riding Stables


722 Mountain Harbor RoadJoplin, AR 71957

Take a guided trail ride through the Ouachita Mountains overlooking Lake Ouachita. Open 7 days ......
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Mountain Harbor Marina


Lake OuachitaHot Springs, AR

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Scenic 7 Byway


Hot Springs, AR

With its sweeping vistas, natural wonders and local color, National Scenic 7 Byway awaits you ......
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Arkansas Riding Stables


AR- 171 Hot Springs, AR 71913

Lake Catherine - Guided trail rides are offered seasonally. Mountain trails lead you through a variety of wildlife habitats, including thick pine forests and mixed hardwood glades. Stables are open daily during summer and on weekends in spring and fall. Contact Lake Catherine for details, pricings, ...
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Degray Lake Resort State Park


2027 State Park Entrance RoadBismarck, AR 71929

Perfect location for family vacations, getaways, reunions, weddings, business meetings and retreats....
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