Extreme Adventure Vacations in Arkansas
Soaring above Mount Nebo State Park
Looking for an adrenaline rush? Arkansas is the place for an extreme adventure vacation! From motocross riding and off-road ATVing to rock climbing and hang gliding in Arkansas, we've got you covered! Breathtaking scenery beckons thrill seekers and our diverse landscape provides an outlet for your adventurous spirit. You’ll be sharing stories of your trip for years to come!
Parachuting, Skydiving, Hang Gliding & Other Aerial Sports in Arkansas
If you enjoy the freedom of free falling, strap on a parachute, JUMP, and soak up
a breathtaking panoramic view of Arkansas via a skydive.
If smoothly soaring high above the land is more your style, hang gliding in Arkansas is another route to get in your sky miles. Take in expansive views from atop 2,753-foot Mount
Magazine, the state's tallest mountain, or soar above the Arkansas River Valley
from 1,350-foot Mount Nebo.The Ouachita Mountains Hang Gliding directory highlights outfitters found in this rugged area of The Natural State.
Buffalo River Canopy Tours, Ponca
adventures are now available in The Natural State.
Check out all the excitement offered by these action-packed attractions. Each has their own special brand of activity for different ages. Contact the individual properties for rules and regulations; some are for groups only.
Ozarks (alphabetical order)
Buffalo River Canopy Zip Line Tour, Ponca
Byrd's Outdoor Adventure Center, Ozark
Fort Rock Family Camp & Cabins, Combs
Iron Horse Zip Line at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, Jasper
Loco Ropes at the Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Northwest Arkansas Community College Ropes Course, Bentonville
Ozark Mountain Ziplines, Eureka Springs
Zippin Griffin, Hardy
Ouachitas (alphabetical order)
Adventureworks Hot Springs
Camp Winnamocka, Arkadelphia
Ouachita Bend Adventures Zip Line, Malvern
Rowdy Adventures, Okolona
C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center, Little Rock
Does skydiving sound intriguing? Then check out the Skydive Skyranch in Siloam Springs. You'll learn how to get a whole new perspective of the gorgeous Arkansas Ozarks as you travel back to terra firma on a very memorable journey.
Motocross Riding and ATVing in Arkansas
For adventure seekers that enjoy the high-speed power of motocross riding, tracks
like the Pine Bluff MX host courses where enthusiasts can unleash their energy.
For visitors that prefer BMX action there are three BMX motocross complexes located
here for riders to maneuver their bikes across including Cabot BMX Complex, Bonzai BMX at Burns Park and Mudtown BMX Track in Lowell.
Off-road connoisseurs can find days of muddy fun at Arkansas’s ATV hot spots that include the Ozark National Forest, Mill
Creek, Wolf Pen Gap, Moccasin Gap, Fourche Mountain, and Huckleberry Mountain.
Superlift Off Road Vehicle Park in Hot Springs is home to an all-in-one course that offers challenges for four-wheel-drive vehicles, buggies, ATVs, and motorcycles.
Mountain Biking and Hiking in Arkansas
Taking on the challenging terrain of long trails via a mountain bike or hike are always dependable
sources of adventure. The International Mountain Bicycling Association has named five trails in the state EPIC routes, including the Womble Trail and Lake Ouachita Vista Trail in the Ouachita Mountains
and the Syllamo Trail near Mountain View. Trekkers can also explore the 168-mile Ozark
Highlands National Recreation Trail or travel the 223-mile Ouachita National Recreation
Trail to the south.
Rock Climbing and Bouldering in Arkansas
Some of the best rock climbing
in the nation can be found in Arkansas. Grab your
climbing shoes, chalk bag, and harness and spend a day or a week exploring the vertical world of the Ozark
and Ouachita mountain ranges. Sam's Throne and Horseshoe Canyon Ranch are a few
of the destinations for climbers. Bouldering is also big here.
Canoeing & Kayaking in Arkansas
For water junkies, the Cossatot River forms Cossatot Falls, a rugged and rocky canyon
that hosts Class IV and V whitewater rapids for canoeists and kayakers. Wakeboarders can practice
their craft on 600,000 acres of lakes (including 40,100 acre Lake Ouachita-the largest
in the state) located across the state and scuba divers and parasailers can enjoy
the view both under and over our watery terrain. Stand-up Paddle Boarding, similar to inland surfing, is now available on Beaver Lake.
Other Outdoor Adventures in Arkansas
Adventure racing is another extreme thrill you can find here. The state has many adventure races throughout the year that showcase the varied terrain of the state through various trekking challenges. The adrenaline rush of paintball is also an option. The sport combines a blend of strategy, teamwork, and action. The largest paintball range in the state can be found at Paintball Arkansas. The park offers woods, trails, bridges and nine different playing fields for outdoor laser tag, hillbilly golf, etc.
Whether you're rock climbing, hiking or hang gliding, adventure takes many forms in Arkansas. No matter what your sport, if adventure is on your agenda, we've got you covered with an extreme adventure vacation just for you–start planning your active adventures in Arkansas today.