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Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Arkadelphia, Arkansas

At Arkadelphia Arkansas Scenic 7 Byway rises from the Timberlands and meets the Ouachita Mountains at sparkling DeGray Lake, which affords ample opportunities for camping, fishing, water skiing, motor boating and other water sports. DeGray Lake Resort State Park has campgrounds as well as a newly renovated 96-room lodge, an 18-hole golf course, horseback riding, a full-service marina and interpretive programs that include snorkeling trips and eagle-watching tours. Also, the nearby Caddo and Ouachita rivers are popular for fishing, canoeing and floating. Arkadelphia, which is home to Henderson State University and Ouachita Baptist Universty, is located along Interstate 30, 67 miles from Little Rock, 41 miles from the Crater of Diamonds State Park, and 26 miles from Hot Springs.

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National Scenic 7 Byway

One of the most scenic drives in the country, Scenic 7 runs from the Louisiana border to the Missouri border, passing through both the the Ouachita and Ozark Mountains. Numerous resorts, attractions and scenic overlooks are found along its route.

Arkadelphia, AR Scenic Byways

Tour of Historic Arkadelphia

Self-guiding driving tour through the historic district of homes listed on the National Register; some date to the 1840s. Brochures available at Chamber of Commerce, 6th and Caddo Streets.

Arkadelphia, AR Tours

Reynolds Science Center Planetarium

Directions: Henderson State University Campus Tours of the planetarium, exhibits on stars and outer-space; classes, children'

Arkadelphia, AR Planetariums

Arkadelphia Aquatic Park

Twenty-five meter pool with diving area;

Arkadelphia, AR Water Parks

Turtle Pointe Golf Club

Semi-private 18-hole championship golf course located just 5 minutes off Interstate 30;

Arkadelphia, AR Golf Courses

Things to do near Arkadelphia, AR

Lake Catherine

A 1,940-acre residential and recreational lake known for its excellent bass and crappie fishing; formed by Carpenter and Remm...

Ouachita Baptist University Hammons Gallery

Exhibits of students' work, including paintings and sculptures. Rotating exhibits....

Hot Springs National Park

Congress established Hot Springs Reservation on April 20, 1832 to protect hot springs flowing from the southwestern slope of ...

Hot Springs Confederate Monument

Directions: Landmark Plaza...

Outdoor Adventure Tours

Provide specialty tours; picnics of breakfasts, lunches or dinners; shuttle service to Little Rock National Airport; shuttle ...