Kayaking in Arkansas
Guide to Kayaking Arkansas
Is it your first time kayaking in Arkansas? It hosts a wide variety of water to paddle from flat water to class V white water!. Be sure to check out these popular locations:
- Mississippi River
- Cossatot River
- Beaver Lake
- Buffalo River
- Table Rock Lake
If you've kayaked in Arkansas before, please post your trip and share your experience with the paddling community!
Kayaking Locations in Arkansas
If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in Arkansas! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!
Plan a Kayaking Trip to Arkansas
Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout Arkansas and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of Arkansas community trip reports below:
Have you paddled in Arkansas? Post Your Trip and share with the community!
Connect with Paddlers in Arkansas
- Check out the Paddling.com Message Boards
Kayak Outfitters in Arkansas
Looking to rent a kayak or go on a guided trip? Check out these outfitters in Arkansas:
- Adventures in Florida - Orlando, FL
Articles about Arkansas Paddling
Administered by the National Park Service, the protected Buffalo is one of the few remaining un-dammed rivers in America. With the exception of some well-maintained Park Service campsites (with room for dozens of tents!), there is no development along the shores.