Outdoor Recreation

Outside is kind of our thing. Not only is there something for everyone. Our climate means you can enjoy whatever you're into, pretty much any time of the year. Want to hop on a mountain bike and barrel down a black diamond? We’ve got you. If you prefer paddling over pedaling, Arkansas serves that up, too, with everything from Class IV rapids to peaceful floats on pristine waters. If you want to explore The Natural State on foot, we’ve got countless miles of hiking trails that lead to stunning views and spectacular waterfalls, not to mention climbing that has become recognized as some of the best in the country. We’ve even got something for the sportsmen with world-class hunting and fishing. Bottom line, there's a whole lot to do outside in Arkansas. Let’s get to it.

Photographer on top of Rock at sunset



Rock Climbing

Arkansas, The Natural State, is the natural place to enjoy beautiful routes, varied scenery and plenty of fun.

Woman Rock Climbing
Mountain Biking

Arkansas offers the ideal mountain biking destination with its diverse terrain, scenic beauty, and year-round cycling conditions.

Man Mountain Biking
Boating & Floating

Enjoy kayaking or canoeing on a local waterway or rent a boat from a marina and spend the day skiing, wakeboarding and tubing.

Person Kayaking

From beginner to expert, hikers of all skill levels can enjoy unmatched views and natural beauty in Arkansas.

Hiker sitting on a rock

Pack your swimsuit and fishing rod to take full advantage of Arkansas’ more than 600,000 acres of lakes.

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Experience unforgettable camping in Arkansas amid natural beauty, crisp air and warm campfires.

People around campfire
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