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Arkansas whitewater, Possum Walk Creek

Cleburne county, Five Mile Road to Highway 263 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV-V(V+)     8.7 miles
  The beautiful scenery of Arkansas and the playfulness of the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Arkansas is often easier than elsewhere, so keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. The starting point is not too far from Searcy, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The nearby hotels are a bit away from
    the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. This stretch is mid length, it's perfect for a one day trip. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. A bit of exercise and spending
some quality time in nature have a lot of people coming here. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Five Mile Road to Highway 263 section is one of them. Whitewater paddling here in the Boston Mountains is a great experience. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. This stretch of Possum Walk Creek in Arkansas is 8.7 miles long and  
is according to American Whitewater a class IV-V(V+) section of whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
Possum Walk Creek is in the vicinity of Deer Lick Hollow which is undeniably worth checking out. While you're here at Possum Walk Creek you will meet lots of folks from nearby Tumbling Shoals. The warmest time of the year brings highs in the 90's to Possum Walk Creek, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 60's. The cold days of the winter come with highs in the 40's with temperatures at Possum Walk Creek dipping down into the 20's through winter nights.

Possum Walk Creek, Five Mile Road to Highway 263 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 Possum Walk Creek.
 Whitewater Near Possum Walk Creek:
Possum Walk Creek, Cleburne County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 8.7 miles long (Five Mile Road to Highway 263)
Wolf Bayou, Cleburne / Stone County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6.4 miles long (Galens Road to Highway 14)
Big Creek, Cleburne County, 14 miles away
      Class I - 15 miles long (Low water bridge to Old Iron Bridge)
Cadron Creek - East Fork, Faulkner County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.5 miles long (Rose Bud to Highway 36)
Cadron Creek - Middle Fork, Faulkner County, 21 miles away
      Class I(II) - 6.4 miles long (Highway 356 to Highway 124)
Bayou Des Arc River, White County, 21 miles away
      Class II - 7 miles long (Romance to Lake Barnett)
Salado Creek, Independence County, 21 miles away
      Class II(III) - 10 miles long (Camp Tahkotah to US 167)
Cadron Creek - East Fork, Faulkner County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II - 9 miles long (Highway 36 to White Oak Bridge)
Cadron Creek, Faulkner County, 24 miles away
      Class I(II) - 13 miles long (Highway 124 to Pinnacle Springs Campground)
Cadron Creek - East Fork, Faulkner County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Highway 107 to Hardin Bridge)
 Marinas Near Possum Walk Creek:
Dam Site Marina, Heber Springs , 7 miles away
Smith Hill Creek Marina, Edgemont , 10 miles away
Eden Isle Marina, Heber Springs , 10 miles away
Heber Springs Marina, Heber Springs , 11 miles away
Shiloh Marina, Higden , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Possum Walk Creek:
Quality Inn & Conference Center, Heber Springs , 7 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites HEBER SPRINGS, Heber Springs , 9 miles away
Days Inn Mountain View, Mountain View , 14 miles away
BEST WESTERN Fiddlers Inn, Mountain View , 14 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Mountain View, Mountain View , 14 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Possum Walk Creek:
Old Highway 25 - Greers Ferry Lake, -blank-, 6 miles away
Old Hwy 25, Drasco, 6 miles away
Dam Site, Drasco, 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Possum Walk Creek:
Woolly Hollow State Park, Arkansas , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Possum Walk Creek:
Tannenbaum Golf Club, Drasco , 6 miles away
Thunderbird Country Club, Heber Springs , 7 miles away
Lost Creek Golf Club, Heber Springs , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Possum Walk Creek
Greers Ferry Nursery Pond, Cleburne , 15 miles away

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