We’ve got no shortage of adventures in Haw Creek Falls Recreation Area. This place has plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained! One of our favorite things to enjoy here is the hike to Cedar Creek swimming hole. This five-mile portion of the Ozark Highlands Trail leads to a picture-perfect swimming hole. It’s one of the best waterfall swimming holes in Arkansas. If you’re ready to get out there and explore, this is one dreamy oasis you’ll want to check out!

Have you ever enjoyed the magical Ozark Forest swimming hole in Arkansas? Share your experiences in the comments! We’d love to hear about your adventures. There’s nothing better than the Natural State’s stunning natural scenery.

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Cedar Creek Swimming Hole

Are there any waterfall swimming holes in Arkansas?

Below you'll find a list of some waterfall swimming holes in Arkansas:

  • Steel Creek Campground
  • Richland Creek
  • River Bluff Float Camp
  • Big Spring Park


We're lucky enough to have several waterfalls you can swim in in Arkansas. The number of natural swimming holes in the Natural State is absolutely astounding. Is there anywhere better to cool off on a hot summer's day? Trigger Gap along the King River is a great spot for kiddos - it's got a few small falls that are perfect for wading.

What are some of the best hikes with waterfalls in Arkansas?

For some of the best waterfall hikes in Arkansas, check out the Haw Creek Falls Recreation Area.

As far as bucket list waterfall hikes in Arkansas go, it doesn't get any better than the Ozark National Forest's Haw Creek Falls Recreation Area. One loop trail within this amazing preserve will take you to not one, but 13 stunning cascades! One of the prettiest along the loop trail is the Spainhour Falls. They're wide and tend to have a pretty heavy flow throughout the year.

Are there any water parks in Arkansas?

Diamond Springs Waterpark is a popular water park in Arkansas.

If you're looking for a unique summer outing in Arkansas, check out Diamond Springs Water Park. This gem of an aquatic park in Murfreesboro is the only mining-themed water park in the state. It's inside the Crater of Diamonds State Park, so you can even make an all-day trip of exploring the beautiful park that surrounds it, then cool off with a dip in the water at the water park.

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