Situated among thick pine covered hills and perched on a bluff overlooking the Ouachita River, Arkadelphia is a vibrant university town where good living is a way of life. Home to a beautiful state park and two rivers, Arkadelphia is an ideal destination for recreation or to establish residential roots. DeGray Lake provides boating, camping, fishing, golfing, swimming and picnic facilities and is anchored by Iron Mountain Marina and DeGray Lake State Park, which features its own full-service marina and a public 18-hole championship golf course. Arkadelphia is located on Interstate-30, just an hour from Little Rock, which provides access to the amenities of a larger city while enjoying the livability of a smaller community. Simply put, Arkadelphia is a great place to live, work and play. We were recognized by Money Magazine as one of the 50 fabulous places to raise your family. From our great schools, to our energetic downtown, and our wonderful community pride, Arkadelphia offers an incredible quality of place! Watch our "Graduate to Good Living" video HERE!
Arkadelphia’s scenic beauty, favorable climate, recreational and cultural amenities, and low cost of living make it an ideal place to retire.
Arkadelphia area offers a wide variety of parks and facilities to suit all ages and interests.
As an escape, spend a night in a historic bed and breakfast that was featured in Southern Living magazine- the Captain Henderson House.