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Arkansas whitewater, Little Missouri River

Montgomery Pike county, Albert Pike Campgound to Highway 84 Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III+(IV)     8.5 miles
  This section of Little Missouri River in Montgomery/ Pike County is 8.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II-III+(IV) section. The wonderful Montgomery/ Pike County scenery and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of places for that. The put-in is not too far from
    Hope, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. 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. This stretch is mid length, suitable for an afternoon trip. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Arkansas is often easier than elsewhere, so keep in mind that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. Great exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. The Albert Pike Campgound to Highway 84 Bridge section is one of many paddling  
sections in this river system. The river winds through the Ouachita Mountains and you get great scenery.

Briefly about the general area:
You beyond doubt ought to go to Daisy State Park while you're here at Little Missouri River, and if you're here you can take a hike along the Gap Mountain Trail. Having a perfect time in the Ouachita Mountains is trouble-free. This is a popular location for folks from Langley. The high level of rain makes Little Missouri River a relatively wet spot. The month with most of the rain is May, and January is the month with the least moisture.

Little Missouri River, Albert Pike Campgound to Highway 84 Bridge 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 Little Missouri River.
 Whitewater Near Little Missouri River:
Little Missouri River, Montgomery/ Pike County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 8.5 miles long (Albert Pike Campgound to Highway 84 Bridge)
Little Missouri River, Polk/ Montgomery/ Pike County, 2 miles away
      Class II - 11.5 miles long (Highway 84 Bridge to US Highway 70 Bridge)
Blocker Creek, Pike County, 3 miles away
      Class III+ - 9 miles long (Along Highway 369 to Little Missouri below Highway 84)
Crooked Creek, Montgomery County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3 miles long (NFR 43 to Little Missouri)
Blaylock Creek, Montgomery County, 6 miles away
      Class III+ - 6 miles long (Nfr 106 to Little Missouri River)
Saline River, Howard County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Shady Lake to Highway 84)
Harris Creek, Howard County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 6 miles long (Highway 246 to Highway 278/4)
Ouachita River, Montgomery County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 29.4 miles long (Little Hope Road to USFS Dragover Campground)
Moore Creek, Howard County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 6.5 miles long (Highway 246 to Highway 278/4)
Caddo River, Montgomery County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 29 miles long (Norman to Amity)
 Marinas Near Little Missouri River:
Highway 70 Landing & Marina, Newhope , 8 miles away
Kirby Landing Marina, Kirby , 14 miles away
HWY 70 Landing & Marina, Kirby , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Missouri River:
Ozark Inn, Mena , 29 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites - Hope AR, Hope , 42 miles away
Holiday Inn Express HOPE, Hope , 42 miles away
Best Western Hope, Hope , 42 miles away
Super 8 Hope, Hope , 42 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Missouri River:
Camp Albert Pike Store and Cabin, Caddo Gap, 2 miles away
Albert Pike, Langley, 2 miles away
Star of the West, Newhope, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Little Missouri River:
Gap Mountain Trail, Montgomery , 9 miles away
Gypsum Trail, Pike , 17 miles away
Kizzia Trail, Pike , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Missouri River:
Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs - AR , 60 miles away
Daisy State Park, Arkansas , 11 miles away
Crater of Diamonds State Park, Arkansas , 23 miles away
Cossatot River State Park, Arkansas , 23 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Missouri River
Shady Lake, Polk , 10 miles away
Lake Greeson, Pike , 16 miles away

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