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9 Lazy Rivers In Arkansas That Are Perfect For Floating On A Summer’s Day

No Arkansas river is totally and completely lazy. Just like most people, the Natural State’s river have moments of drama and moments of ease. Below you’re going to find 10 rivers, or rather, 10 sections of rivers, that are lazy enough that you can float to your heart’s content without working those paddles very hard. As with all float trips, you’ll want to do your research before you make plans. For several of these rivers, the difficulty or ease depends on water levels and which section you choose to float.

Have you floated on any of these rivers before? If so, share your experiences with us!

J.B. Weisenfels
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.