What to See When You RV - Arkansas Edition

Posted on February 26, 2018

Arkansas, the Natural State, is one of the most pristine locales in the southern United States and offers miles of scenic and remote locations. RV owners will discover parks, rivers, and wildlife to find relaxation and diversion from worries and stresses.

Motorhomes are the perfect mode of transportation to experience all the state has to offer. Backpacking, hiking, and exploring secluded locations are all available. Other sports, such as canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and biking call for the heavy duty use of the RUV (recreational utility vehicle), which is a Class A motorhome or Class C motorhome designed to carry the various essentials needed for these sports. In addition to the RUV, the Class A toy hauler is a motorhome with a garage and provides the utmost in utility RVs. A new innovation is the versatile fold-down rear patio deck.

Camp along the scenic Ozark Highlands Trail, which stretches 200 miles through Northwest Arkansas. or seek out Devil’s Den State Park, where trails lead to caverns and fissures that are bound to delight the child in you. If you want to get away from the masses, leave your RV campsite and hike into more remote sites for an overnight stay. If you are a mountain biker, you might be interested to learn it hosts an annual mountain bike festival.

Petit Jean State Park, also in Northwest Arkansas, boasts kayaking, scenic views, swimming, and biking. Its proximity to Eureka Springs, called Little Switzerland of the Ozarks, makes it a prized destination. Eureka Springs is a small Victorian village with winding, scenic roads, which may make it difficult to maneuver a large motorhome, but you can camp at Petit Jean or the many campgrounds around Eureka Springs. It is well worth the visit, and you will feel transported to another era. It is near rivers and lakes for fishing, paddle boarding, and jet skiing.

A gas RV or a diesel RV, with all the comforts of home, will take you to some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. While Northwest Arkansas is a camper’s delight, other parts of the state have much to offer as well. The open roads of Arkansas guide the RVer to unimaginable locations, enjoying the beauty of nature from the comforts of your motorhome.

Arkansas’ 52 state parks present ample opportunities and attractions for all ages and interest groups. Trails from easy to moderate to strenuous abound in the Natural State. Spring and fall are usually the best seasons for camping, and every outdoorsman will appreciate spring blossoms and colorful fall foliage.

Further south, the Delta Heritage Trail State Park in Southeast Arkansas is a 73- mile long former railroad track that is being converted in phases to a hiking and biking trail. Currently, 14 miles of the proposed 73 miles have been completed from Helena on the Mississippi River to Lake View. Attractions in the Helena area include Delta Heritage tours, Civil War sites, and every year, during Columbus Day weekend, the King Biscuit Blues Festival draws people from around the world. Buck Island can be reached in a few minutes by boat from the Helena Harbor, where you can enjoy hiking, swimming, fishing, and wildlife.

The scenic 360 - mile Great River Road, made up of numerous state highways, runs along the Mississippi River. Along the route, view historical sites, national wildlife refuges, recreational attractions, and abundant hunting and fishing opportunities.

Experience the Natural State.

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