5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Arkansas

By Kerrie Hatcher

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Arkansas

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Get ready to race across some of the beautiful waters here in Arkansas! There is an abundance of shimmering lakes across the Natural State just waiting to be explored on the back of a jet ski. Check out these five exhilarating jet skiing spots in the Natural State.

1. Lake Chicot

This natural wonder is located in the flat Delta area in southern Arkansas. Formerly a main channel of the Mighty Mississippi, Lake Chicot is now the largest oxbow lake in North America as well as Arkansas largest natural lake. With the Lake Chicot State Park nearby, this spot is perfect for camping after an exhilarating jet skiing adventure.

2. Lake Hamilton

Lake Hamilton was created back in 1932 when a dam was completed on the Ouachita River. Today this 7,460-acre lake is one of the most popular recreational areas in Arkansas. In addition to jet skiing, folks also enjoy pleasure boating and fishing on this Hot Springs-area lake.

3. Lake Ouachita

Known as one of the cleanest lakes in America, the 40,000-acre Lake Ouachita is a water sport mecca not just for jet skiing, but for boating, fishing, scuba diving, and much more. Rent your ride from DreamChaser Houseboat & Water Toy Rentals, located right on the lake! 

4. Beaver Lake

This 28,370-acre lake is one of the most popular jet skiing spots in the Natural State. Located in the Northwest Arkansas Ozarks, Beaver Lake never fails to provide a beautiful backdrop to any water sport adventure.

5. Cove Lake

This 160-acre mountain lake is a popular recreational spot near Paris, Arkansas. Located in the shadow of Mount Magazine in the Ozark National Forest, Cove Lake is a beautiful spot for a thrilling jet ski ride! 

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