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Arkansas whitewater, Hogan's Creek

Van Buren - Faulkner county, Highway 92 to Cove Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III     4.5 miles
  The nature scenery of Van Buren - Faulkner County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. If you're coming from Little Rock-North Little Rock it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The average Arkansas whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states,
    so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less demanding. The campgrounds here at Hogan's Creek are pretty good. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for a while have
people coming from far and near. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. The Highway 92 to Cove Creek section of Hogan's Creek in Van Buren - Faulkner County is 4.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II-III section. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance  
because these hotels fill up quick. The beautiful Boston Mountains scenery is an added bonus. This stretch has has enough mileage, you can easily run it on an afternoon. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good places.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Hogan's Creek you will meet lots of folks from nearby Center Ridge. A trip to Woolly Hollow State Park revitalizes the spirit. High temperatures at Hogan's Creek all through the warm months are in the 90's, and all through summer nights temperatures are in the 60's.

Hogan's Creek, Highway 92 to Cove Creek road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Hogan's Creek.
 Whitewater Near Hogan's Creek:
Hogan's Creek, Van Buren - Faulkner County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Highway 92 to Cove Creek)
Cove Creek, Faulkner County, 3 miles away
      Class I(II) - 4.9 miles long (Martinville to Mallet Town)
Cadron Creek, Faulkner County, 8 miles away
      Class I(III) - 10 miles long (Cove Creek Run: Highway 65 to Highway 285)
Cadron Creek, Faulkner County, 8 miles away
      Class I(III) - 4.5 miles long (Pinnacle Springs to Highway 65)
Cadron Creek, Faulkner County, 15 miles away
      Class I(II) - 13 miles long (Highway 124 to Pinnacle Springs Campground)
Little Red River - South Fork, Van Buren County, 18 miles away
      Class II(III) - 26.5 miles long (Brushy Fork to Highway 65)
Cadron Creek - Middle Fork, Faulkner County, 20 miles away
      Class I(II) - 6.4 miles long (Highway 356 to Highway 124)
Little Red River - Archey's Fork, Pope Van Buren County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III - 20 miles long (Morris Road Bridge to US 65)
Cadron Creek - East Fork, Faulkner County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Highway 107 to Hardin Bridge)
Little Red River - Middle Fork, Searcy Van Buren Stone County, 22 miles away
      Class II-III - 22 miles long (Lydalusk to Shirley)
 Marinas Near Hogan's Creek:
Choctaw Marina & Storage Units, Choctaw , 9 miles away
Fairfield Bay Community Club, Fairfield Bay , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Hogan's Creek:
Super 8 Clinton, Clinton , 11 miles away
Best Western Hillside Inn, Clinton , 13 miles away
Howard Johnson Inn - Conway, Conway , 16 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Conway, Conway , 16 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Conway, Conway , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Hogan's Creek:
Ozark Trade Center, Damascus, 8 miles away
Cadron Creek Outfitters, Bee Branch, 8 miles away
Choctaw - Greers Ferry Lake, -blank-, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Hogan's Creek:
Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs - AR , 62 miles away
Buffalo National River, Harrison - AR , 64 miles away
Woolly Hollow State Park, Arkansas , 16 miles away
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Arkansas , 30 miles away
Petit Jean State Park, Arkansas , 33 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Hogan's Creek:
Red River Golf Club, Clinton , 12 miles away
Centennial Valley Country Club, Conway , 16 miles away
Conway Country Club, Conway , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Hogan's Creek
Beaver Fork Lake, Faulkner , 14 miles away
Lake Overcup, Conway , 19 miles away

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