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Arkansas whitewater, Falling Water Creek

Pope Searcy county, Falling Water Falls to Richland Campground section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-IV     7 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Harrison, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The natural beauty of Pope/Searcy County and the water flowing gracefully down Falling Water Creek are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Falling Water Falls to Richland Campground section is one of them. The beauty of the Boston Mountains is
    a great plus for this river. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Arkansas is often easier than elsewhere, so better not forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. The nearby hotels are a bit away from
the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The Falling Water Falls to Richland Campground section of Falling Water Creek in Arkansas is 7 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II-IV section. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions  
for lots of people. There's camping available near Falling Water Creek. This is a pretty decent length section, it's perfect for a one day trip.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Falling Water Creek you will meet lots of folks from nearby Tilly, and Pine Hollow is certainly a great spot to stop by. Not enough hours in a day to enjoy the Boston Mountains. Falling Water Creek is right by the Pedestal Rocks Trail, and why not take a refreshing hike along the Hideout Trail. This river has it all. Summer brings highs in the 80's to Falling Water Creek while nighttime lows are frequently in the 60's.

Falling Water Creek, Falling Water Falls to Richland Campground 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 Falling Water Creek.
 Whitewater Near Falling Water Creek:
Falling Water Creek, Pope/Searcy County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7 miles long (Falling Water Falls to Richland Campground)
Richland Creek, Searcy County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 8.5 miles long (Richland Creek Campground to NFR 1201)
Bobtail Creek, Searcy County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 2.75 miles long (FS 1219A to Richland Creek)
Richland Creek, Newton/Searcy County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 6.2 miles long (Moore to Richland Creek Campground)
Big Devil's Fork, Newton County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 4.75 miles long (Hill Cemetery to Richland Creek Campground)
Long Devil's Fork, Newton County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 5 miles long (Hike in from CR 32 to Richland Creek Campground)
Sulphur Creek, Searcy County, 6 miles away
      Class III-V(V+) - 6 miles long (Southern Fork to Richland Creek)
Illinois Bayou - Middle Fork, Pope County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 12 miles long (Smyrna to Bayou Bluff)
Illinois Bayou - North Fork, Pope County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 14 miles long (CR1000 to FS181)
Falls Branch, Newton County, 8 miles away
      Class III-V - 9 miles long (Tarlton Flats to NFS Road 1200 Close to Bass)
 Hotels Near Falling Water Creek:
The Queen Anne House Bed And B, Harrison , 29 miles away
Quality Inn Russellville, Russellville , 29 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Russellville, Russellville , 29 miles away
BEST WESTERN Inn, Russellville , 29 miles away
Super 8 Russellville, Russellville , 29 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Falling Water Creek:
Richland Creek, Witts Springs, 2 miles away
Pedestal Rock Scenic Area, Pelsor, 6 miles away
Richland Creek wildernes Post, Pelsor, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Falling Water Creek:
Hideout Trail, Newton , 4 miles away
Pedestal Rocks Trail, Pope , 6 miles away
Boyd Trail, Pope , 8 miles away
Sulphur Trail, Pope , 8 miles away
Mail Trail, Pope , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Falling Water Creek:
Buffalo National River, Harrison - AR , 29 miles away
Ozark National Forest, Arkansas , 26 miles away
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Arkansas , 32 miles away
Petit Jean State Park, Arkansas , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Falling Water Creek:
Lost Mine Golf Course, Marshall , 17 miles away

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