Things To Do
There's never a shortage of things to do in Clark County! From museums to outdoor adventures, Clark County has something for everyone.
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. 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.
DeGray Lake, a 13,000-acre lake just outside of Arkadelphia, is one of Arkansas's renowned "Diamond Lakes" known for their clear water. The lake provides fishing, swimming, water skiing, and a multitude of other activities. DeGray Lake Resort State Park and Iron Mountain Lodge & Marina are ranked one of the best in Arkansas' Top 10 Adventure Destinations!
The challenging, 18-hole PGA championship-rated public golf course at DeGray Lake Resort State Park stretches over 7,100 yards. The course offers views of DeGray Lake and opportunities to view the birds and other wildlife that abound. The course features a driving range, practice green, chipping area, lessons, and a Pro Shop with snack bar, cart and club rentals, golf equipment and a wide selection of brand name golf apparel and accessories for purchase.
Iron Mountain Lodge and Marina is fully equipped with lakeside cottages, conference facilities and its own full-service marina offering houseboat, ski boat and party barge rentals, small fishing boats and guide services.
Numerous activities for both children and adults are offered at the Arkadelphia Parks and Recreation Center. Group exercise classes, use of the gym, intramural sports, and the aquatic park are just a few benefits of becoming a member. The park has a zero-depth entry, a drop slide, an open-flume waterslide, a one-meter springboard, eight lanes, a 25-meter swimming area, and numerous chances for sunbathing on a deck or in designated grassy areas. The park can be rented for private events, and swimming lessons are offered.
The 78-acre Youth Sports Complex, built in 2007, features soccer fields, baseball fields, practice fields, concession and restroom facilities and a three-and-a-half acre fishing pond.
Camp Winnamocka is where adventure begins! Camp Winnamocka offers summer camps for kids and retreats for corporate groups. Camp Winnamocka consists of 220 acres of trails, lakes, jungle lagoons, and much more. The Wilderness Lodge is made of logs and glass with decks stretching over a 13-acre lake, and perfect for seminars, classroom, or simply relaxing by the 35 foot fireplace. Fort Jackson is a pioneer fort that sleeps up to 128 in bunk style rooms with a/c, heat and private baths. The ropes course at Winnamocka is excellent for retreats. Through games and initiatives participants gain concepts of teamwork, communication and leadership skills, accountability, and trust. Winnamocka also offers a 450-foot zipline that takes harnessed participants whizzing from the high elements. It is truly an exciting and rewarding experience.
The Captain Henderson House is a bed and breakfast located on the Henderson State University campus at Tenth Street. This 30-room Victorian mansion, built in the late 1870s, is now owned by The Goodman Family and Henderson State University. Once completing its restoration process in 2022, and it is said to have the best collection of interior wooden fretwork in Arkansas.
Constructed in 2013, the DeSoto Bluff Trail is a short, paved trail with informative signs throughout, and ending with a beautiful pavilion and overlook of the Ouachita River. Located on North 10th Street, just north of HSU/OBU.