Best lakes in Fayetteville

Check out the top lakes in Fayetteville, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Beaver Lake
1. Beaver Lake
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19 local reviews
Beaver Lake
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Caitlin
If you're in need of a little more nature than what the trails can offer, jump on over to Beaver Lake or Lake…
Barbara And John
Prairie Creek Marina is nearby. Great hiking trials with views of the lake for all abilities. Trail…
Beverly
The length of Beaver Lake is 49.71 miles. We are located at the middle to upper end of lake. The water is…
1. Beaver Lake
1. Beaver Lake
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19 local reviews
Beaver Lake
Caitlin
Caitlin
If you're in need of a little more nature than what the trails can offer, jump on over to Beaver Lake or Lake Atalanta! The drive is a…
Barbara And John
Barbara And John
Prairie Creek Marina is nearby. Great hiking trials with views of the lake for all abilities. Trail guidebooks available at Hobbs State…
Beverly
Beverly
The length of Beaver Lake is 49.71 miles. We are located at the middle to upper end of lake. The water is very clear and numerous coves…
2. Lake Fayetteville
2. Lake Fayetteville
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13 local reviews
Lake Fayetteville, Fayetteville
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Laurie
Lake Fayetteville is a great, small lake located right in town! Perfect for when you want a short hike or bike…
Caroline
You can literally walk to Lake Fayetteville and it's gorgeous in the right weather. There's a paved walking…
Blair
There is a 5 mile loop around Lake Fayetteville, which is great for a walk or a bike ride. There are also…
2. Lake Fayetteville
2. Lake Fayetteville
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13 local reviews
Lake Fayetteville, Fayetteville
Laurie
Laurie
Lake Fayetteville is a great, small lake located right in town! Perfect for when you want a short hike or bike ride without having a far…
Caroline
Caroline
You can literally walk to Lake Fayetteville and it's gorgeous in the right weather. There's a paved walking trail the entire way around the…
Blair
Blair
There is a 5 mile loop around Lake Fayetteville, which is great for a walk or a bike ride. There are also multiple trails that will take…
3. Lake Atalanta
3. Lake Atalanta
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11 local reviews
Lake Atalanta, Rogers
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Anthony And Nikki
Hiking and mountain biking trail located around this beautiful lake. Lots of places to take the kids to let…
Glenna
I bike here a lot. Nice walking trail around the lake, then head up the hill and visit downtown Rogers. Paved…
Michelle
Kid friendly! Nice play ground! Walking trail around the perimeter of the lake! Fishing allowed around the…
3. Lake Atalanta
3. Lake Atalanta
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11 local reviews
Lake Atalanta, Rogers
Anthony And Nikki
Anthony And Nikki
Hiking and mountain biking trail located around this beautiful lake. Lots of places to take the kids to let some energy out, as well as…
Glenna
Glenna
I bike here a lot. Nice walking trail around the lake, then head up the hill and visit downtown Rogers. Paved streets with neat coffee shops…
Michelle
Michelle
Kid friendly! Nice play ground! Walking trail around the perimeter of the lake! Fishing allowed around the lake!
4. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
4. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
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16 local reviews
4703 North Crossover Road, Fayetteville
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:00 AM
+1 479-750-2620
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Emmy
The Garden sits on the east side of Lake Fayetteville. Its 40 acres feature a variety of different gardens, an…
Camilla
Nice combination of plants and garden structures on the trail around Lake Fayetteville with access to the…
Leslie
Lovely outdoor garden that takes just minutes to check out. Located on the trails of Lake Fayetteville.
4. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
4. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
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16 local reviews
4703 North Crossover Road, Fayetteville
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:00 AM
+1 479-750-2620
Emmy
Emmy
The Garden sits on the east side of Lake Fayetteville. Its 40 acres feature a variety of different gardens, an arboretum, a Butterfly House,…
Camilla
Camilla
Nice combination of plants and garden structures on the trail around Lake Fayetteville with access to the Fayetteville Bicycle trail system…
Leslie
Leslie
Lovely outdoor garden that takes just minutes to check out. Located on the trails of Lake Fayetteville.
5. JJ's Grill on the Lake
5. JJ's Grill on the Lake
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6 local reviews
1 Prairie Creek Marina Drive, Rogers
Closed · Opens Wednesday 11:00 AM
+1 479-925-7280
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Kelly
We love this little restaurant on the lake! There is outdoor seating, and on some days/nights they have live…
Donovan
Great bar and grill on the lake. This is about 4.5 miles from the house.
Nick
Great on water for summer lake season
5. JJ's Grill on the Lake
5. JJ's Grill on the Lake
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6 local reviews
1 Prairie Creek Marina Drive, Rogers
Closed · Opens Wednesday 11:00 AM
+1 479-925-7280
Kelly
Kelly
We love this little restaurant on the lake! There is outdoor seating, and on some days/nights they have live entertainment. There are…
Donovan
Donovan
Great bar and grill on the lake. This is about 4.5 miles from the house.
Nick
Nick
Great on water for summer lake season
6. Lake Fayetteville Park
6. Lake Fayetteville Park
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3 local reviews
1153 Lake Fayetteville Rd, Fayetteville
(479) 444-3476
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Glenna
This has a wonderful 6 mile biking trail, a 5 mile mountain biking trail, and a paved path for walkers. It…
Brown
A beautiful 5 mile walk around Lake Fayetteville.
6. Lake Fayetteville Park
6. Lake Fayetteville Park
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3 local reviews
1153 Lake Fayetteville Rd, Fayetteville
(479) 444-3476
Glenna
Glenna
This has a wonderful 6 mile biking trail, a 5 mile mountain biking trail, and a paved path for walkers. It follows the lake and intersects…
Brown
Brown
A beautiful 5 mile walk around Lake Fayetteville.
7. Razorback Greenway
7. Razorback Greenway
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2 local reviews
Razorback Greenway, Fayetteville
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Larry
The Razorback Greenway is the spine of an amazing labyrinth of paved and natural trails that runs throughout…
Brady
The Razorback Greenway is the spine of an amazing labyrinth of paved and natural trails that runs throughout…
7. Razorback Greenway
7. Razorback Greenway
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2 local reviews
Razorback Greenway, Fayetteville
Larry
Larry
The Razorback Greenway is the spine of an amazing labyrinth of paved and natural trails that runs throughout Northwest Arkansas. Lots of…
Brady
Brady
The Razorback Greenway is the spine of an amazing labyrinth of paved and natural trails that runs throughout Northwest Arkansas. Lots of…
8. Lake Fort Smith State Park
8. Lake Fort Smith State Park
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4 local reviews
15458 Sheperd Springs Rd, Mountainburg
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 479-369-2469
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Camilla
Mountainberg AR Wonderful visitors' center and marina comlement the good boating and fishing opportunitie…
8. Lake Fort Smith State Park
8. Lake Fort Smith State Park
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4 local reviews
15458 Sheperd Springs Rd, Mountainburg
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 479-369-2469
Camilla
Camilla
Mountainberg AR Wonderful visitors' center and marina comlement the good boating and fishing opportunities, Camping, and picknicking…
9. Lake Fayetteville Trail
9. Lake Fayetteville Trail
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4 local reviews
Lake Fayetteville Trail, Fayetteville
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Ashley
You can get to the Lake Fayetteville trail via the city trails 3 blocks from our house. This trail is both…
Glenna
You can hike, bike or kayak the small the lake here! It's a nice 5 mile loop.
9. Lake Fayetteville Trail
9. Lake Fayetteville Trail
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4 local reviews
Lake Fayetteville Trail, Fayetteville
Ashley
Ashley
You can get to the Lake Fayetteville trail via the city trails 3 blocks from our house. This trail is both paved and also has a dirt path if…
Glenna
Glenna
You can hike, bike or kayak the small the lake here! It's a nice 5 mile loop.
10. Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
10. Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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10 local reviews
504 Memorial Drive, Bella Vista
+1 479-855-6598
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Stephanie
This chapel by famed architect E. Fay Jones is located next to a lake in the woods. It is nearly all glass…
Joan
Free admission. Beautiful small chapel in the woods. Great place to meditate or have a few moments of prayer…
10. Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
10. Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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10 local reviews
504 Memorial Drive, Bella Vista
+1 479-855-6598
Stephanie
Stephanie
This chapel by famed architect E. Fay Jones is located next to a lake in the woods. It is nearly all glass and provides a stunning view of…
Joan
Joan
Free admission. Beautiful small chapel in the woods. Great place to meditate or have a few moments of prayer and gratitude. Open most days…
11. The Railyard BIKE park
11. The Railyard BIKE park
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6 local reviews
299 E Cherry St, Rogers
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(479) 621-1120
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Stephanie
The Railyard is a bike park that offers different elements that will challenge riders of any skill level from…
Beverly
Dirt Bike trail park with jumps. Also walking trails that lead to Lake Atlanta.
11. The Railyard BIKE park
11. The Railyard BIKE park
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6 local reviews
299 E Cherry St, Rogers
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(479) 621-1120
Stephanie
Stephanie
The Railyard is a bike park that offers different elements that will challenge riders of any skill level from novice to pro. Slopestyle…
Beverly
Beverly
Dirt Bike trail park with jumps. Also walking trails that lead to Lake Atlanta.
12. Lakepoint Restaurant and Event Center
12. Lakepoint Restaurant and Event Center
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3 local reviews
103 Marina Dr, Bella Vista
Closed · Opens Wednesday 4:00 PM
(479) 855-8110
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Laura
On a nearby lake with nice wine and happy hour. Check the website for hours. Dress up a little or go as you…
Rhonda
Excellent food located on the lake.
12. Lakepoint Restaurant and Event Center
12. Lakepoint Restaurant and Event Center
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3 local reviews
103 Marina Dr, Bella Vista
Closed · Opens Wednesday 4:00 PM
(479) 855-8110
Laura
Laura
On a nearby lake with nice wine and happy hour. Check the website for hours. Dress up a little or go as you are (we're pretty casual…
Rhonda
Rhonda
Excellent food located on the lake.