The 9 Best Retirement Activities in Arkansas!

You’ve made it to retirement! Now that you have more leisure time on your hands, it’s time to enjoy all of the activities and hobbies you love. From fishing to birding, here are the best retirement activities in Arkansas.

1. Hot Springs Village, Hot Springs Village, AR

Hot Springs Village is a recreational resort perfect for folks of retirement age. With multiple amenities like 11 lakes, 30 miles of trails, and nine gold clubs, Hot Springs Village is a place like no other.

2. Fishing on the White River, Multiple locations

While a popular recreational activity for all ages, fishing has long been a retirement dream shared by many. From rivers to lakes, Arkansas has many beautiful spots to spend your days on the water. The White River is one of the most popular fishing spots in the Natural State.

3. Crater of Diamonds, Murfreesboro, AR

What better way to spend your retirement than digging for your very own diamonds! Crater of Diamonds is a gem among Arkansas’ state parks. Just be sure to pack plenty of water so you don’t end up dehydrated in the summer heat.

4. Eureka Springs, AR

Eureka Springs could be your next extraordinary escape! From shops and galleries to spas and parks, Eureka Springs offers a variety of activities to enjoy in your retirement.

5. Volunteer AR, Multiple locations

If you’re looking for great opportunities to get involved with volunteering, then Volunteer AR is an excellent place to get started. From disaster relief to national service, this organization is overflowing with opportunities for you to get involved with Arkansas.

6. Crystal Bridges, Bentonville, AR

Because Crystal Bridges has so much to offer, you could spend many years of your retirement days exploring this Arkansas landmark. From the art to the architecture to the landscaping, Crystal Bridges will you breathless (in a good way!).

7. Photography at Devil’s Den State Park

With beautiful landscapes throughout the state, Arkansas is a perfect place for retirement activities like photography. From wildlife to plant life, the state parks here offer many perfect locations to get the perfect shot. Devil’s Den is one such place, offering an almost endless list of breathtaking backgrounds to capture with a camera.

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8. DeGray Lake State Park, Clark & Hot Springs Counties, AR

DeGray Lake is the only resort state park in Arkansas, making it the perfect spot for many retirement activities. Whether you’re into golf, hiking, camping, or just being lazy on the beach, this place has it all.

9. Audubon Arkansas, Little Rock, AR

Believe it or not, bird watching is a real thing here in Arkansas. Audubon Arkansas is an excellent spot to eye-witness some of the state’s magnificent winged creatures. You can even become “a voice for the birds” by joining Audubon Arkansas’ advocacy team.

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