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Arkansas whitewater, Broadwater Hollow

Newton county, Park Boundary to Cecil Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV(V)     0.25 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Harrison, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The natural beauty of Arkansas and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream have people coming here. The Park Boundary to Cecil Creek section of Broadwater Hollow in Newton County is 0.25 miles long and it is classified as a class III-IV(V) section by American Whitewater. Not too many hotels
    nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The wild scenery of the Boston Mountains is great. Getting some good exercise and spending some
quality time in nature have people coming from far and near. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Arkansas are easier than the national norm, so you'd better keep in mind that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. This is a very short stretch so no need to bring snacks. The Park Boundary to Cecil Creek stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you  
can camp. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with plenty of spots for that.

Briefly about the general area:
While staying at Broadwater Hollow you could always explore Broadwater Hollow, and while you're here, do take a spree to Queen Point. Whohoo, so much exciting stuff in one place! The Boston Mountains is excellent! People from Compton love to come to Broadwater Hollow, and the Alum Cove National Recreation Trail is a splendid hiking trail nearby. This river has so much to offer. Do pay a visit to Buffalo National River while you're here at Broadwater Hollow.

Broadwater Hollow, Park Boundary to Cecil Creek road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Broadwater Hollow.
 Whitewater Near Broadwater Hollow:
Broadwater Hollow, Newton County, 0 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 0.25 miles long (Park Boundary to Cecil Creek)
Osage Creek, Newton/Boone/Carroll County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Compton to Carroll County Road 11)
Buffalo River, Newton County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.1 miles long (Kyles to Pruitt)
Boulder Creek, Newton County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.6 miles long (Headwaters to Henson Creek)
Buffalo River, Newton County, 8 miles away
      Class II - 10.6 miles long (Ponca to Kyles)
Buffalo River, Newton County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 7 miles long (Pruitt to Hasty)
Clark Creek, Newton County, 9 miles away
      Class II-IV - 1 miles long (Lost Valley)
Stepp Creek, Newton County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 1.25 miles long (Gum Branch to ELFB)
Buffalo River, Newton County, 12 miles away
      Class II - 6.1 miles long (Boxley to Ponca)
Long Branch, Newton County, 13 miles away
      Class III-V - 5.5 miles long (Hike in from CR 28 to East Fork Little Buffalo)
 Hotels Near Broadwater Hollow:
Days Inn Harrison, Harrison , 13 miles away
Super 8 Harrison AR, Harrison , 13 miles away
Quality Inn Harrison, Harrison , 13 miles away
Hampton Inn Harrison, Harrison , 13 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites HARRISON, Harrison , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Broadwater Hollow:
Buffalo National River - Kyles Landing, Compton, 3 miles away
Buffalo National River - Erbie Group, Jasper, 4 miles away
Buffalo National River - Steel Creek, Compton, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Broadwater Hollow:
Alum Cove National Recreation Trail, Newton , 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Broadwater Hollow:
Buffalo National River, Harrison - AR , 13 miles away
Ozark National Forest, Arkansas , 24 miles away
Table Rock State Park, Missouri , 28 miles away
Withrow Springs State Park, Arkansas , 33 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Broadwater Hollow:
Links Golf & Athletic Club, Harrison , 12 miles away
Harrison Country Club, Harrison , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Broadwater Hollow
Beaver Lodge Lake, Boone , 6 miles away

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