The natural diversity of central Arkansas is amazing. From the rocky summit of Pinnacle Mountain in the west to the wetlands of Fourche Creek south of town, Little Rock has endless outdoor recreation opportunities.
An often overlooked urban water trail is available to paddle in Little Rock. Fourche Creek flows for around 25 miles through the southern part of the city. “I’ve had the opportunity to float Fourche Creek many many times,” said Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola during a recent dedication ceremony for the trail. “In the heart of the city, it is a great unknown for many. What people may not realize is that it is one our nation’s largest wetlands. Fourche Creek encompasses 1,800 acres filled with a highly dive