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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.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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


Country Crafts & Collectibles

Directions: Ark. 7 North off I-30 Furniture, glassware, collectibles, handmade crafts, quilts, dolls.

Arkadelphia, AR Collections

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

Reynolds Science Center Planetarium

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

Arkadelphia, AR Planetariums

Things to do near Arkadelphia, AR

Reynolds Science Center Planetarium

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

Ouachita National Recreation Trail

Stretches for 233 miles across the Ouachita National Forest from near Talihina, Oklahoma, to Pinnacle Mountain State Park nea...

Mountain Valley Water Visitor Center

Directions: Located one-half block from the Arlington Hotel, on historic Central Avenue in downtown Hot Springs. Visitors ...

Queen Wilhelmina State Park

Food Service/Picnic Area Available # of Units/Rooms: 38 Non-Smoking Rooms Available Restaurant on site/nearby Recreation ...

Talimena Scenic Byway

The Talimena Scenic Drive became in 2005 Arkansas's third and newest national scenic byway. The 54-mile route on Ark. 88 and ...