A variety of wildlife such as deer, wild turkey and winter visiting Bald Eagles abound in the DeGray Lake Arkansas area. See the sights on an interpretive naturalist guided boat tour or hike. Horseback riding, water skiing, swimming, jet skiing and tennis are also available at DeGray State Park.
DeGray Lake is a 13,400 acre lake with clear waters, secluded coves and numerous launching facilities surrounded by park facilities and forests. Arkansas Fishing is open all year for Bass, Crappie, BlueGill, Catfish, Hybrid Stripers, White Bass and Walleye. Launch your boat or rent a stall at the nearby marina.
DeGray Lake State Park offers a unique 18-hole championship golf course with an open front nine holes and a “backwood” back nine holes which leaves little room for stray shots. There is also a driving range and practice green. Call the Pro Shop for tee times and their reasonable rates: (501) 865-2807 or visit degray.com/golf-resort.
DeGray Park’s newest (of two) courses offers the front nine and back nine each beginning and ending at the park visitor center, guests have snacks, drinks, and restrooms available. Find out more.
Arkansas state parks offer plenty of geocaching for kids and adults, another form of outdoor adventure in The Natural State that is becoming increasingly common. Find out more.
DeGray Lake Resort State Park interpreters offer a variety of programs and activities throughout the year for the entertainment and education of park visitors. In addition, special programs may be offered during holiday weekends and special events such as the annual Eagles Et Cetera weekend held each January.
Marina and Boat Rentals
Marina rentals may be confirmed up to one year in advance. All slip rentals are on a first-come, first-served basis. Find out more.
DeGray Lake Resort State Park has six trails for guests to enjoy alone or on a scheduled, park interpreter guided hike. Find out more.
The state park has hosted a national mountain biking race at Iron Mountain. Find out more.
Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend
The Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend is an exciting adventure combining zipping with hiking. Your guide, who is trained and certified to standards set by the Association for Challenge Course Technology, will guide you through the beautiful, rugged area of the Ouachita Mountains between Hot Springs and Malvern. Find out more.
Hot Springs, Ark.
Hot Springs is only 21 miles away and features over 50 family attractions like: The House of Reptiles, The Wax Museum, Mid America Science Museum, Alligator Farm, Hot Springs Mountain Tower, Magic Springs Family Fun and Water Park, Oaklawn Race Track, Garvan Woodland Gardens,, and the World Famous Bath House Row.
More than 200 dining experiences, art galleries, antiques shops, and music shows. Little Rock features the River Market, Arkansas Art Center, Children’s Museum, IMAX Theater, Arkansas Riverboat “Spirit” Dinners and Cruises, The Old Mill, Art Galleries, Historic Attractions, countless dining places, antique shops and the Little Rock Zoo. In Murfreesboro you can dig up your own real diamond at the Crater of Diamonds State Park. Also be sure to check out the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock!