If you're looking for activities to unwind, Arkadelphia has exactly what you need. The city's attractions are as diverse as the landscape while offering a wide variety of fun. Opportunities for sports and cultural events abound at Arkadelphia's two outstanding universities. Home to Henderson State University and Ouachita Baptist University, the town has been referred to as the "Athens of Arkansas." The most highly anticipated sporting event each year is "The Battle of the Ravine", the annual football gaming pitting Henderson State University against neighbor and rival Ouachita Baptist University. Cultural events at the universities include theatrical productions, dance performances, university lectures, piano concert series, movies, and even a planetarium. The city has plenty more to offer to our residents and visitors. Enjoy our great restaurants, unique shopping downtown, outdoor recreation and local attractions. In Arkadelphia, you'll find the people friendly and the business community caring.
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.