Arkansas Nature June 10, 2022
Visit Jack Creek In Arkansas, A Hidden Gem Beach That Has Its Very Own Cliff Jumping Bluffs
Arkansas is sprinkled with so many hidden gems and we love discovering them. From secluded trails to flowing creeks to beautiful waterfalls, we enjoy them all. Of course, we also love hidden “beaches”, where we can spend the day cooling off in the water. And one such “beach” is Jack Creek in Booneville Arkansas. Not only is Jack Creek great for swimming, but it also has its own cliff jumping bluffs. Let’s take the leap and explore this hidden gem beach.
Tucked away deep inside the Ouachita National Forest near Booneville is Jack Creek, a “beach” with its own cliff jumping wall.
Yes, we know that Arkansas doesn’t have beaches, but we have beautiful swimming areas that are worth a visit.
And Jack Creek is definitely worth visiting, and you will not be disappointed.
The creek is located at the Jack Creek Recreational Area inside the forest, and it’s open seasonally from mid-May through November.
The recreational area is free to use, and you’ll enjoy the covered pavilion, picnic benches, and the BBQ grills.
There are also hiking trails and an overlook near the facility. It’s the perfect place for the family to spend the day.
But what makes this hidden gem special, is the beach area with the tranquil sea green water.
It’s perfect for swimming because the water is always calm, cool, and inviting.
While the swimming area is amazing, it’s the towering bluffs that make this place truly magical.
The kids will love exploring and climbing to the top of the rock walls.
And if you're an adrenaline enthusiast, you’ll love leaping off the towering cliffs.
While cliff jumping is exciting and thrilling, it can be dangerous. So, please be careful if you take the leap.
Although cliff jumping is quite popular, many people enjoy just swimming at Jack Creek. It’s a great area to spend the day relaxing by the shore.
Whether you’re there to cliff jump or relax in the cool water, this hidden beach is the perfect place for you.
Not only will you love the recreational area, but you’ll also rave about the “beach” and the towering cliffs. The kids will love exploring the cliffs and jumping into the water.
So, have you ever been to this hidden gem beach in Arkansas?
If so, did you jump off the cliff? Tell us about it in the comments below.
Address: Jack Creek Recreation Area, Jack Creek Rd, Booneville, AR 72927, USA