Cruise On Your Canoe Along This Water Trail On The Arkansas River
Sandy beaches may not be the first thing that comes to mind when picturing Fort Smith but the beginning of Powers Port Canoe Access is just that! This water trail will tour you along the Arkansas River for a refreshing adventure filled with sightseeing. Grab a paddle, pick a path, and take this relaxing river cruise.
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While you’re in Fort Smith be sure to grab dessert at this little shop. Their Freakshakes will have you drooling!
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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