Lake Balboa - Hot Springs Village's largest lake, covering 950 acres, that offers a wide variety of amenities with a covered picnic pavilion, swimming beach, marina and water skiing. Lake Balboa is a great fishing lake with bass, catfish, crappie and bream.
Lake DeSoto - One of Hot Springs Village's oldest lakes that has a marina with boats for rent now offers a coffee bar patio. Lake DeSoto is close to the front gate and is a favorite fishing and boating lake for both residents and visitors. You will find plenty of catfish, sunfish, gill, crappie and bass in Lake DeSoto.
Lake Cortez - With a beach and picnic pavilion, Lake Cortez is a perfect setting for a family outing. Bring your boat and enjoy fishing, swimming and water skiing. Enjoy bringing home your catch of catfish, bass, crappie, gill and sunfish.
Lake Coronado - This lake is popular for water sports, swimming and fishing. The lake is well stocked with catfish, bass, crappie, gill and sunfish.
Lake Isabella, Lake Pineda, Lake Segovia - Enjoy Hot Springs Village's smaller scenic lakes which offer swimming and fishing. These lakes have plenty of bass, catfish, crappie, sunfish and gill.
Hot Springs Village Area
Outside the confines of Hot Springs Village is a unique array of activities. North America's only active Crystal Mining is a few minutes away from the front gate. Dig to your heart's content and take home everything that you find - for friends and family.
Located in a valley surrounded by the Ouachita Mountains and the great Diamond Lakes of Ouachita, Hamilton and Catherine, Hot Springs National Park has thrived as a tourist destination for the past 100 years. Spend the day relaxing in the historic baths of Hot Springs National Park or go shopping on Central Avenue. Stop in one of the many unique shops or fine art galleries. Hot Springs is home to Oaklawn Jockey Club, America's dominant thoroughbred horse racing facility, featuring 60-plus days of thrilling thoroughbred racing from late January through April each year.
There is fun for the whole family at Magic Springs Theme Park/Crystal Falls Water Park, and much, much more!
Hot Springs Village Amenities:
Hot Springs Village proper, located in west central Arkansas, just 20 minutes from historic Hot Springs and 45 minutes from Little Rock, offers a gated environment encompassing 9 golf courses, 11 lakes, natural trails, fitness center, pickleball, tennis center, dog park, 3 beaches, performing arts, farmer’s market and much more.
30+ Miles of Nature Trails:
Restore your nature – ride a bike, walk your dog, take a run or go golf cart trekking on the 30+ miles of beautiful trails in Hot Springs Village.
In addition to the Hot Springs Village nature trails, both the Ouachita National Forest and Hot Springs National Park offer an abundance of paths perfect for hiking and mountain biking. In fact, Hot Springs has two of the three International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) Epic trails found in Arkansas – the Womble Epic and the Ouachita National Recreation Trail, (the IMBA uses the Epic® designation to identify the best mountain biking trails in the region).
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping:
Hot Springs Village proper has over 20 restaurants; choose from American to Chinese, Italian, Mexican and specialty or drive to a nearby city (Little Rock, Benton, Bryant or Hot Springs) to explore numerous dining venues from five star to original restaurants and popular food chains.
Book a Broadway-style show at the Woodlands Auditorium in Hot Springs Village or venture out to enjoy an abundance of shopping, arts and culture, and historical attractions in Hot Springs and Little Rock including the downtown River Market.
Lakes, Beaches & Water Sports:
Lake Ouachita, famous for its pristine water and scenic beauty, is the largest lake in the state and one of our closet neighbors with boating, fishing, paddle boarding, spear fishing, scuba diving and camping. The lake has rugged shoreline with lots of islands and hidden coves and is a favorite for bass fishing.
Hot Springs Village has 11 recreation lakes, two-full service marinas and three beaches. Enjoy an afternoon water skiing, kayaking, fishing, sunbathing or simply gather for a lunch in a lakeside pavilion. Waypoint Marina on DeSoto Lake offers snorkel gear, paddle boards and kayaks for rent. Balboa Marina offers boat rentals, snacks, refreshments and a new Tiki bar.
Hot Springs Village has always been a golfer’s destination, and to keep its golf program at the top of its game, HSV has teamed with Troon Golf, the industry’s leader in upscale golf courses. As part of the Troon family of golf destinations, Hot Springs Village delivers an exceptional golf experience!
Swing through 153 holes of golf in Hot Springs Village. No two holes are the same.
The Coronado Fitness Center is a full workout facility with a fitness room featuring weight machines, cardio equipment and free weights. A variety of classes are available – yoga, Zumba, Pilates, spinning and water aerobics. An indoor heated lap pool and indoor walking track are also on site. Registered massage therapists offer Swedish massages, deep tissue massages and reflexology massages.
Don’t miss our annual sprint triathlon at Lake Balboa!
Club Sports & Recreation
Club sports fans can play tennis, pickleball, bocce ball, lawn bowling or join the new senior softball league. Families enjoy the playground equipment at DeSoto Family Recreation Area.
The Coronado Tennis Center is a 13-court complex with ten clay courts and three hard surface courts. The clubhouse features a lounge, kitchen and pro shop as well as a 400-square-foot pavilion with an ice machine, picnic tables and restrooms with showers. A ball machine and practice hoppers are also available.
Friends and neighbors get together throughout the year for community events and holiday celebrations including dances, karaoke, our new Chef’s Table Series and more. The Woodlands Auditorium is the performing arts center and has musicals, dramas, and dance, vocal and choral presentations. Grove Park is an outdoor venue and home to the farmers’ market, artisan market, live outdoor concerts (such as Rock Porch Sessions and Rhythm Jams), holiday celebrations and community events. Check out our calendar at HSVTicketSales.com.
Other Outdoor Adventure: