Lake Maumelle
Lake Maumelle

Visit Lake Maumelle!

A popular lake that can be found near Little Rock is Lake Maumelle. The lake can be accessed via Highway 10 and is a go-to spot for those looking to get a nearby nature fix in on the lake's waters.

One can get a view of the 8,900-acre lake via various means, including trails that you can use. Some of these trailheads can be found on Highway 10.  

What makes this lake stand out is that it is Central Arkansas' main water supply. Because of this, the lake is regulated to protect the waters. No swimming is allowed in the lake since it is a water supply but canoeing and kayaking from designated launching points is allowed and fishing too. The lake is well-known for having sailing regattas too. You can stay updated on lake regulations via the Central Arkansas Water site at 

WestRock Landing is located at 11800 Maumelle Harbour Road on Lake Maumelle and is easily accessed from Highway 10. You can find a boat ramp here and for a small fee, you can use it to launch your fishing boat into the lake. There are also rentals and fishing supplies too.

Nearby sites to enjoy include Pinnacle Mountain State Park. You can hike to the top of Pinnacle Mountain here for a stellar view or get some more water time in by paddling the Little Maumelle River.