Nestled at the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, Lake Greeson is located in Pike County about 50 miles southwest of Hot Springs, Arkansas. With over 150 miles of natural shoreline and over 7,000 acres of water for your fishing and boating pleasure, Lake Greeson offers the best in recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. The Lake Greeson Wildlife Management Area which encompasses US Army Corps of Engineers and timber company lands includes over 35,000 acres which are open to the public for hunting.
The lake is a nature lover's delight during all seasons. The intensely folded geology of the Ouachita Mountains is apparent in the towering vertical rock outcroppings at the Chimney Rocks. A wide variety of trees, flowering shrubs, and wildlife afford photographers and nature lovers many hours of enjoyment throughout the year. You can often see white-tailed deer and turkey along the shore.
For the "Birder" grand opportunities exist for viewing migratory waterfowl in season as well as winter inhabitants such as the Bald Eagle. The Neo-tropical migratory birds are plentiful in the spring through the fall. Many sports and activities await the visitor. Boating, swimming, water sports, scuba diving, camping, fishing, and sightseeing are just a few of the recreational opportunities available.