Kayaking, Canoeing, and Paddle boarding
Little Rock is blessed with several waterways that are perfect for kayaking and canoeing. The Arkansas River is one of the most popular spots for these activities. Paddlers can enjoy stunning views of the surrounding nature as they float down the river. Another great spot for kayaking and canoeing is the Big Dam Bridge and Two Rivers Park, which offer scenic views of the Arkansas River and the city. Forgot to pack your gear? No problem! Rent kayaks, paddle boards, and more from Rock Town River Outfitters.
For those who love to fish, Little Rock has several lakes and rivers that are well-stocked with a variety of fish. The Arkansas River is a popular spot for fishing, with catches including catfish, bass, and crappie. Murray Park is another great spot for fishing. Located right along the Arkansas River, it has eight pavilions, three soccer fields, two playgrounds, and a boat dock. Lake Maumelle is well known for the many sailing regattas it hosts. No swimming is allowed, but boating and fishing are popular pursuits.
Little Rock has several public pools where travelers can cool off on a hot summer day. The Jim Dailey Fitness & Aquatic Center has an Olympic-sized pool. The pool is open to the public, and visitors can pay a daily admission fee. Additionally, some Little Rock hotels have outdoor pools available to their guests.