Paddling This Roaring River Rapids Is A Magical Arkansas Adventure That Will Light Up Your Soul
Calling all outdoor or more specifically, water enthusiasts. Are you ready for a magical adventure park in Arkansas? If so, then grab your kayaks or canoes and head to the Siloam Springs Kayak Park. You’ll love paddling the rapids at this FREE water park because it will be an exhilarating adventure that will light up your soul. Get ready for the most fun you’ll have in Arkansas this year.
Welcome to the Siloam Springs Kayak Park! It’s a free adventure park tucked on the banks of the scenic Illinois River in Northwest Arkansas.
Built in 2014, this 700-foot engineered oasis is the perfect place for a family-friendly adventure. And best of all, you can visit all year long. The park is open every day between 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., so there is plenty of time to bask in all that it has to offer.
If you’re looking for a great spot to spend a fun-filled day, then this place is for you. During the warmer months, you can enjoy swimming and tubing, or catch some rays, while relaxing by the shoreline.
Be sure to also pack a picnic basket or bring some hot dogs and burgers and fire up one of the grills.
Keep in mind it does get crowded, so be prepared to have a blast with lots of people around.
But what makes this park special is that it’s a kayaker's dream come true.
Kayakers from near and far visit this paradise to enjoy a thrilling adventure riding the rapids.
The class I and II rapids are great for experts as well as beginner kayakers alike.
Due to the crowds in the warmer months, most kayakers frequent the park during the colder seasons. Or they get there in the wee hours of the morning to guarantee that they will have the rapids to themselves.
When there are no swimmers or tubers around, kayakers can enjoy the rapids in the most magical way.
The thrill of the adventure will light up their souls. Not to mention the crystal-clear water as well as the two major drops that add even more joy to the experience.
Life jackets are recommended for all kayakers as well as swimmers, as it is important to practice safety first.
In addition to riding the rapids and swimming, there’s a rock climbing boulder, hiking trails, or you can spend the day fishing by the river.
There’s no doubt that this adventure park is a slice of heaven for the outdoor enthusiasts, and if you’re a kayaker you’ll feel rejuvenated after riding the rapids.
Have you ever experienced this thrilling adventure park in Arkansas? If so, share your experience with us in the comments below.
To find out more about Siloam Springs Kayak Park, including closings, rules, and regulations, visit the website or the City of Siloam Springs Facebook page.
If you’re not into riding the rapids, but you love waterfalls instead, check out this little-known nature trail in Bella Vista that will light up your soul.
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Address: City of Siloam Springs Kayak Park, 19253 Fisher Ford Rd, Siloam Springs, AR 72761, USA