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  • n. a river that rises in western Arkansas and flows southeast into eastern Louisiana to become a tributary of the Red River

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  • The word Ouachita is composed of two Choctaw words; to wit, ouac, a buffalo, a cow, horned cattle in general, and chito, large, pronounced tchito, bearing lighUy on the initial/.

    Transactions of the American Philosophical Society

  • The Ouachita was a paddle-wheel steamer, carrying in broadside, on two docks, a numerous battery of howitzers, eighteen 24-pounders and sixteen 12-pounders (one of the latter being rifled); and besides these, five 30-pounder rifles as bow and stern guns.

    The Gulf and Inland Waters The Navy in the Civil War. Volume 3.

  • Went to my first "Wet T-Shirt" contest on the Ouachita river when I was about 10/12.

    Seen Any Good Shows Lately?

  • There is a plethora of other activities you can engage in near Lake Ouachita, including birding, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, ATV trails and backpacking.

    A Splash of Southern Comforts

  • At Arkansas's pristine Lake Ouachita, you can scuba-dive, go spear fishing or just enjoy the deluxe digs.

    A Splash of Southern Comforts

  • Photographs by Benjamin Krain for The Wall Street Journal A cabin available for rent at Ouachita State Park The Lowdown Where to Stay: Staying in Ouachita State Park is convenient and comparatively luxurious, and options range from Class D campsites ($11 per night in summer) to new cabins (from $185 per night, arkansasstateparks.com/lakeouachita ).

    A Splash of Southern Comforts

  • When to Go: Lake Ouachita is a year-round destination.

    A Splash of Southern Comforts

  • At Lake Ouachita, in west-central Arkansas, you can scuba-dive, go spear fishing or just enjoy the deluxe digs.

    A Great Lake

  • Photographs by Benjamin Krain for The Wall Street Journal Staying in Ouachita State Park is convenient and comparatively luxurious, and options range from Class D campsites ($11 per night in summer) to new cabins (from $185 per night).

    A Great Lake

  • The lake, created when the Army Corps of Engineers built Blakely Dam in the 1950s, is one of the cleanest in the U.S., according to the Environmental Protection Agency; because it is surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest it retains a pristine shoreline.

    A Splash of Southern Comforts

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