LRAFB is the nation's only C-130 training facility.
Dupree Park: Where the community meets to play.
Catch of the day? Relaxing with the whole family.
At the military museum, every day is Veterans Day.
The Jacksonville Shooting Complex is on target for family fun.
The Splash Zone is one of the coolest spots in town.

Come Visit Jacksonville!

Watch the video to get a snapshot of everything Jacksonville has to offer. Stop in for a fun-filled day with the kids, grab a bite to eat, or stay at one of our many hotels.  We look forward to you visiting our growing city in the heart of central Arkansas. 

Recent News & Events

Jacksonville’s premiere July 4th fireworks event is back for 2018! Join your friends and neighbors for a family-friendly fireworks extravaganza at the Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex. Admission and parking are free and gates open at 6:00.

Join us on Saturday, August 18 for a new and exciting musical concert featuring Farewell Angelina, an all-female country group described by Rolling Stone magazine as, “Wickedly smart songwriting delivered with a healthy dash of sass…deft playing…into one sonic knockout punch”; Arkansas’ own star of The Voice, Barrett Baber; and singer/songwriter T.J. Ashley.

Are you making plans for Memorial Day Weekend? Come out to the Jacksonville Museum of Military History on Saturday, May 26th to celebrate Heritage Day and recognize Arkansas's rich military history.

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Attractions in the Area

Jacksonville’s central location makes it the ideal place to stay while exploring Arkansas. Some of the state’s major attractions are only a short drive away. You can hear live music in the River Market entertainment district or revisit history at the Clinton Library in downtown Little Rock. Then visit the top-notch Little Rock Zoo, swim in the pristine waters of Greers Ferry Lake or browse the discount shops at the Outlets of Little Rock.

 

Rivermarket

14 miles away | 17 in drivetime

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Little Rock Zoo

19 miles away | 20 min drive

Click here to visit the Little Rock Zoo Website

Outlet Mall

26 miles away | 28 minute drivetime

Click here to visit the Outlet Mall Website

Greers Ferry Lake

53 miles away | 1 hour drivetime

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Clinton Library

14 miles away | 16 min drivetime

Click here to visit the Clinton Library Website

LR Airport

15 miles away | 18 min drivetime

Click here to visit the Little Rock Airport Website