- TripBuzz found 61 things to do with kids in or near Jacksonville, Arkansas, including 54 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Little Rock, North Little Rock, Cabot and Conway.
- From Splash Zone Water Park to Huff 'n Puff Dance & Gymnastics Center, the Jacksonville area offers 43 different types of family activities, including: Recreation Centers, Gymnastics, Water Parks and Military Museums.
Arkansas's largest four person raft ride, a Vertigo tunnel waterslide, a 500-foot water pipeline ride, family raft rides, lazy river, a wave pool, a tad pool, and a swimming pool are all found at Wild River Country. In addition, visitors can play volleyball.
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2120 W. Dasy Gatson Bates Drive, Little Rock, AR 72202 MoreLess Info
Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site teaches visitors of the desegregation crisis that occurred there in 1957 and its impact on civil rights. The free tours are offered daily and Ranger-led tours can be booked also.
Located on the Arkansas River, Murray Park is a large recreational park offering many amenities. It features several soccer fields and volleyball courts, a dog park with riverside trails, two playgrounds, and boating, canoeing, and fishing opportunities.
Toltec Mounds is a national historic landmark preserving Arkansas's tallest American Indian mounds. It comprises one of the most impressive archeological sites in Lower Mississippi River Valley. Visitors can rent meeting rooms overlooking the mounds or avail of guided tours.
Maumelle Park is a campground that sits along the edge of the Arkansas River and promotes activities such as fishing, boating, and birding. The area has a trail that can be used for walking, mountain biking, and running.