Mena Lake is located just east of Mena, Arkansas. The 73-acre lake is a peaceful oasis on the outside of the city. There is a Walmart Supercenter, Mena Regional Health Center, hotels, restaurants, and shops are nearby. Residents can use the local Mena Intermountain Nun Airport or travel an hour and a half to the Fort Smith Regional Airport.
Little Rock is under three hours away for more big city fun.
Lake goers appreciate the rustic scenery and calm waters for kayaking, canoeing, or fishing. Picturesque landscapes will surround you during any outdoor activity.
The Talimena National Scenic Byway passes through Mena and the Queen Wilhelmina State Park to feature Rich Mountain, vistas, streams, and valleys. It is admired by motorcyclists, bikers, and tourists alike.
Queen Wilhelmina State Park is a beautiful home to unique wildflowers, trees, and other foliage, as well as raccoons, deer, skunks, rabbits, black bears, and a significant population of birds. The 223-mile Ouachita National Trail can be accessed from the park for hiking, backpacking, biking, and more.
Adventurists can raft, canoe, or kayak Arkansas’s most challenging rapids at Cossatot State Park. Wolf Pen Gap is an exciting outing for ATV riders. The park has 41 miles of trails that vary in difficulty, with some running among the rugged outskirts of Ouachita State Park.
The Annual Queen Wilhelma Rod Run invites hot rods to join the car show that travels up the winding mountain road to be part of concerts, competitions, and more to be awarded trophies.
Wheel A’ Mena is a biking tour staged out of Mena that goes on to ride among the Ouachita Mountains.
The Rich Mountain Rendezvous is an event put on by motorcyclists rally in campers, tents, and the Wilhelmina Lodge with live bands, surprise guests, and food to raise money for local children.
Mena Lake is a delightful place in the cherished town of Mena. Lake residents can enjoy lake activities and much more found at the local parks.