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Water Conditions


 Visibility generally between 15 to 20 feet on the West End of the lake and 15 to 40 feet towards the dam

Water Surface Temp

40 degrees Fahrenheit in winter

90 Degrees Fahrenheit in Summer 

Water Thermal cline

70 Degrees Fahrenheit In Summer  

Aquatic Life

Large Bass, Catfish, Bluegill and more.

Max Depth

Over 200 Feet. 



Area Dive Shops




Ocean Extreme

(870) 867-1223

Classes, Tours, Dive trips, Air fills,  Repairs.
Call (501) 812-0006 for trip or class reservations. Located next to Mountain Harbor Resort and Joplin camp ground. Area Access to shore diving.

From Hot Springs, Ak. Take US 270W to Mountain Harbor Road. Turn right and follow signs.

Lake Quachita Dive Center

(501) 760-1500

SSI Certification Classes, Rentals, Some Repairs, Air fills, Private charters. Located next to Brady Mountain Resort and Campground. 

From Hot Springs, Ak. Take US 270W Brady Mountain Access Road, turn right and follow follow signs. 

Crystal Springs Dive Shop


Air Fills, Located next to Crystal Springs Resort and Campground.

From Hot Springs, Ak. Take US 270W to North Crystal Springs Road, Turn right and follow signs.



and Accommodations


Brady Mountain Resort

(501) 767-3422

NA NA Y Y Y Y - Y Y NA 50 Next to Quachita Dive center, covered overnight boat slips, Boat rentals , horseback riding, miniature golf.

Crystal Springs Resort

(501) 991-3361

NA NA Y Y Y - Y Y - Y 70 Dive Shop, Marina, Boat slip rentals, Boat rentals.

Mountain Harbor Resort

(870) 867-1200

NA NA Y Y Y - - Y - Y 85 Paddle boats, Basket Ball Courts, Game room, Horse Shoes. Access to shore Diving in area.


             Camping              Facilities


Brady Mountain

(501) 767-2108

NA NA Y Y Y Y NA N Y Y 8 Boat ramp, Hot Showers, Playground.

Crystal Springs

(501) 767-2108

NA NA Y Y Y Y NA N - N 8 Fish Cleaning station, Boat Ramp, Swim Beach.


(501) 767-2108

NA NA Y Y Y Y - Y Y Y 8 Fish Cleaning Station, Boat ramp, Swim Beach. Access to shore diving in area.



Dinning Establishments


Main Menu


Gillian's Lake Side Cafe

(501) 525-4438

Home Style Food

5200 Central Ave. Hwy. 7 South Hot Springs

The Fish Net

(870) 246-7885

Seafood, Steaks, Chicken

5000 Valley, Hwy 7, Arkadelphia



Area Attractions




Bell Of Hot Springs Riverboat

(501) 525-4438

Sight seeing, Lunch and dinner/dancing cruises.

5200 Central Ave. Hot Springs

Magic Springs

(501) 624-0100

Wave Pool. Water Slides, Roller Coaster and more.

1701 Highway 70 E.
Hot Springs


Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce

 (501) 321-1700 

P.O. Box 6090
659 Ouachita
Hot Springs, AR 71902


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