The Top Ten Arkansas Tourist Attractions

Arkansas has a lot to offer so you can plan to do many things there such as family vacations, business meetings, romantic getaways and much more. Enjoy fishing, hunting, camping, festivals, annual events, activities and many other things on your trip. Here are the top ten Arkansas tourist attractions.

10. Wild River Country

The Wild River Country is a wonderful outdoor park. This park is located in North Little Rock Arkansas. It's one of the biggest water parks in the USA and visitors from around the world come to join in on the fun at Wild River Country.

9. Mammoth Spring State Park

The Mammoth Spring State Park is a beautiful park that surrounds Mammoth Spring. The park has not only a Mammoth Spring but a playground area, hydroelectric dam, a train museum that includes a nice Frisco caboose and there is even a special area to where visitors can feed the geese and the ducks.

8. Little Rock Zoo

In the year 1926 the Little Rock Zoo was founded in Arkansas. It now has over 725 animals and over 200 species. Throughout the year the zoo has a variety of special events and activities for families and visitors.

7. Arkansas Museum of Discovery

In Little Rock, Arkansas you will find the Arkansas Museum of Discovery. The museum has a variety of exhibits on technology, history and on science.

6. Bull Shoals-White River State Park

The Bull Shoals-White River State Park has one of the best streams for trout fishing. The park has boat rentals available, a marina, picnic areas, interpretive programs, plus it also has a gift shop and a visitor's center.

5. Fort Smith Trolley Museum

The Fort Smith Trolley Museum in Arkansas is a great museum that has a streetcar plus it is a railroad system.

4. Ozark-St. Francis National Forest

The Ozark-St. Francis National Forest is very beautiful. The tallest trees in Arkansas are in this forest. President Theodore Roosevelt was the one that created this forest in 1908. It now has over 500 species of wood plants and trees.

3. Magic Springs and Crystal Falls

In Hot Springs, Arkansas you will find a wonderful amusement and water park called Magic Springs and Crystal Falls. There are many roller coaster rides, thrill rides and even exciting family rides so Magic Springs and Crystal Falls has something for everyone. Call ahead of time to find out when they are open and their hours. Sometimes the park is closed for construction.

2. Crater of Diamonds State Park

The Crater of Diamonds State Park is a very unique park because in this park visitors can come and such for semi-precious gems and diamonds. The park has a gift shop, cafe and a visitor information center.

1. Hot Springs National Park

Over 1.5 million visitors check out Hot Springs National Park. The Hot Springs National Park is known as "The American Spa". There are lots of things to do at Hot Springs National Park such as going on th historic tour of Fordyce Bathhouse or go on a hike and enjoy the beauty of Hot Springs.

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