Paddle Sports

Lake Ouachita State Park
Lake Ouachita State Park

Flow with it

You'll find your kind of water in the lake and river state parks of Arkansas. Enjoy the Arkansas landscape by kayak or canoe as you paddle your way to discover the natural beauty. Whether you're up for white-water rafting, a leisurely float, a fly fishing adventure or flatwater paddling, a trip to our state parks is for you.

Twenty six state parks offers you access to some of the most beautiful Arkansas lakes and rivers. Explore the cypress trees and water lilies at Cane Creek State Park, get ready for adventure as you paddle down the white-waters of Cossatot River or discover the coves and history at Delta Heritage Trail State Park. Stay overnight near the water as many of the parks offer family friendly lodging opportunities including camping or renting a cabin. Canoes and kayaks can be rented at more than a dozen state parks. Start planning your next adventure and discover the waters of “The Natural State."