Best Beaches in Arkansas

Arkansas has hundreds of small beaches along its many rivers and lakes as well as 11 large beaches that are open to the public. There are plenty of Arkansas beaches to choose from, and this list should help you decide which Arkansas beaches to visit.

We have compiled beach information for the following Arkansas cities:

Most popular beaches in Arkansas

The majority of frequently visited beaches in Arkansas are regularly maintained and include amenities like a concession stand, bathrooms and showers. The following is a list of some of the most visited beaches in Arkansas in no particular order:

  • Charles M. Riffel Beach
  • Eureka Springs Louisiana Street Beach
  • Beach at Greers Ferry Lake
  • Grayson County Public Fishing and Hunting Area
  • Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Beach
  • Bald Knob Beach
  • Lake Beaverfork Beach
  • Dardanelle Lake Beach
  • Lake Norfork Beach
  • Pinnacle Mountain State Park
  • Arkansas River Recreation Area/Fort Smith Access Site#1, 2, 3, 4 & 6
  • Petit Jean State Park Beach
  • Lake Atkins Beach
  • DeQueen Lake Beach
  • Gould’s Landing at Petit Jean Mountain Resort