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Lake Conway  by Kate Adams


Small (23.2" x 15.9")


Bald Cypress trees, the lake was so cold that ice has formed around the base of each tree.

Lake Conway, a 6,700-acre (27 km2) lake in Arkansas, is the largest reservoir made by a game and fish commission in the United States. It is located just a few miles southeast of Conway, Arkansas.
Construction on Lake Conway began in 1948, with water fed by Stone Dam Creek, Palarm Creek, Panther Creek, Little Cypress Creek and Gold Creek. Lake Conway is on average 6 feet (2 m) deep, and is 18 feet (5 m) at the deepest. The lake is approximately 8 miles (13 km) in length, and has approximately 52 miles (84 km) of shoreline. Lake Conway is a popular fishing destination. The lake is full of bass, catfish, bream and crappie. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission maintains many free public areas on the lake, and boat rentals can be found on many commercial docks.

Rumors abound regarding a large “skunk ape” or “Fouke Monster” like creature that inhabits the shallow waters, various islands and numerous inlets around Lake Conway. The Lake Conway Monster hysteria peaked in the 1970s and has declined since then. While no photographs are known to exist of the Lake Conway Monster, reports of large creatures in the lake and strange goings-ons are still reported to this day.
credits Wikipedia


lake, trees, fishing, conway, cyprus


  • Prasad
    Prasadover 4 years ago

    Wow!!! That’s wonderful view, Kate

  • Thank you Prasad, such an interesting place:))

    – Kate Adams

  • Jonice
    Joniceover 4 years ago

    Kate it is neat how you captured the ice at the bottom of the trees.

  • The lake was frozen and the trees looked so interesting, there were birds walking on the ice. thank you so much:))

    – Kate Adams

  • Yool
    Yoolover 4 years ago

    Excellent shot….love the strong colours Kate !!!!!

  • Thank you so much Mariola and for he fave, I am glad you liked it – we only went out for a couple of hours although the sun was out it was very cold but today in the 50’s:))

    – Kate Adams

  • deegarra
    deegarraover 4 years ago

    very beautiful scene

  • Thanks so much Dee – fantastic scenery around here:))

    – Kate Adams

  • Rainy
    Rainyover 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot Kate!!

  • Thanks so much Rainy:))

    – Kate Adams

  • CynLynn
    CynLynnover 4 years ago

    Chilly, but blue skies and sunshine! Beautiful! excellent work Kate!

  • Thank you so much Cindy, just like Ohio, can you believe 50’s today, it was cold yesterday but I wanted to see as much as I could before leaving on Wednesday, the rest of the week is in the 50’s – typical:))

    – Kate Adams

  • Angel Perry
    Angel Perryover 4 years ago

    Beautiful Kate!

  • Thanks so much Angel and for the fave!! – the lakes are wonderful down here:))

    – Kate Adams

  • fezoj64
    fezoj64over 4 years ago

    What superior beautiful shot, it is perfect dear Kate. ..Jozef

  • Very beautiful in Arkansas Jozef – thank you for the wonderful comments:))

    – Kate Adams

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrover 4 years ago

    this is such an interesting capture…thanks for the share. Di

  • Thank you so much Di such a fascinating place:))

    – Kate Adams

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Awesome capture. Love the ice!!! :D

  • Many thanks Cee, – apparently it has never been so cold down here, but the views on the icy lake were fantastic although the birds didn’t like it too much, there are many bird species that rely on the lake for food:))

    – Kate Adams

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