Boating

Bull Shoals-White River State Park
Bull Shoals-White River State Park

Get out on the water

Arkansas is the perfect destination for a vacation on the water, with more than 600,000 acres of lakes and 9,000 miles of rivers and streams. The State Parks of Arkansas offer access to 27 lakes and 14 rivers to enjoy all types of water activities. Come explore the coves in your fishing boat, water ski behind your powerboat, cast your lines from your drift boat or kayak through the bottomlands.

Discover Arkansas waters on a barge lake and swamp tour at Lake Chicot State Park. Lake Dardanelle State Park is a 34,300-acre reservoir on the Arkansas River and is known as a boater’s paradise for fishing, sailing, waterskiing, jet skiing and other water adventures. Take a kayak or canoe to enjoy the clear water of the five Diamond Lakes at DeGray Lake Resort State Park. Below find all the Arkansas State Parks that have exceptional boating experiences and marinas. Start planning your boating getaway today.