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Arkansas whitewater, Meadow Creek

Stone county, CR 1 to CR 3 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III+     6.3 miles
  The CR 1 to CR 3 section of Meadow Creek is 6.3 miles long and is a class III+ section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The put-in location is a short drive from Mountain Home, as you can see on the road map further down. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master in this state than
    those in other states, so don't forget that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. The beautiful Boston Mountains scenery is an added bonus. Whether
you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling rivers. The natural beauty of Stone County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water will make you feel great. This stretch is mid length, suitable for an afternoon trip. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night,  
but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly about the general area:
Adams Hollow is a tremendous location to look at, and you're sure to stumble upon some friendly people from Timbo here. If you love the outdoors you'll love it here in the Boston Mountains. Meadow Creek sees pretty high levels of rain. The month with most of the rain is May; the driest month of the year is January. High temperatures at Meadow Creek throughout the summertime months are in the 90's, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 60's. High temperatures through the winter are normally in the 40's, and throughout the dark hours in the wintertime at Meadow Creek temperatures sink to the 20's.

Meadow Creek, CR 1 to CR 3 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 Meadow Creek.
 Whitewater Near Meadow Creek:
Meadow Creek, Stone County, 2 miles away
      Class III+ - 6.3 miles long (CR 1 to CR 3)
Little Red River - Middle Fork, Searcy Van Buren Stone County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 22 miles long (Lydalusk to Shirley)
Buffalo River, Marion County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.5 miles long (Buffalo Point to Rush Landing)
Little Red River - Archey's Fork, Pope Van Buren County, 21 miles away
      Class II-III - 20 miles long (Morris Road Bridge to US 65)
Buffalo River, Marion County, 21 miles away
      Class I(II) - 24.4 miles long (Rush Landing to Buffalo City)
North Sylamore Creek, Stone County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.5 miles long (Barkshed to Allison)
Buffalo River, Searcy County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.9 miles long (Maumee to Buffalo Point)
Buffalo River, Searcy County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 11.8 miles long (Gilbert to Maumee)
Cadron Creek, Faulkner County, 25 miles away
      Class I(II) - 13 miles long (Highway 124 to Pinnacle Springs Campground)
Hogan's Creek, Van Buren - Faulkner County, 27 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Highway 92 to Cove Creek)
 Marinas Near Meadow Creek:
Fairfield Bay Community Club, Fairfield Bay , 14 miles away
Choctaw Marina & Storage Units, Choctaw , 17 miles away
Smith Hill Creek Marina, Edgemont , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Meadow Creek:
BEST WESTERN Hillside Inn, Clinton , 14 miles away
Super 8 Clinton, Clinton , 15 miles away
Days Inn Mountain View, Mountain View , 19 miles away
BEST WESTERN Fiddlers Inn, Mountain View , 19 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Mountain View, Mountain View , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Meadow Creek:
Whispering Pines Trailer Park, Clinton, 12 miles away
Golden Pond RV Park, Shirley, 13 miles away
Leatherwood Wilderness, Big Flat, 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Meadow Creek:
Buffalo National River, Harrison - AR , 56 miles away
Woolly Hollow State Park, Arkansas , 30 miles away
Bull Shoals State Park, Arkansas , 34 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Meadow Creek:
Mountain Ranch Golf Club, Fairfield Bay , 13 miles away
Mountain Ranch Golf, Fairfield Bay , 13 miles away
Red River Golf Club, Clinton , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Meadow Creek
Greers Ferry Nursery Pond, Cleburne , 17 miles away

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