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

On May 25th, 2012 President Barack Obama proclaimed May 28th 2012, through November 11th 2025, as the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Come to remember, honor and “Welcome Home” our Vietnam Veterans, Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History.

Spring is the perfect time to be outdoors and explore all the family-friendly attractions Jacksonville has to offer. Whether your spending the afternoon shooting skeet at the Arkansas Game & Fish Shooting Sports Complex or cooling off at the Splash Zone Water Park, Jacksonville truly has something for everyone in the family.

Spring is a great time to get outside and explore the outdoors. Thankfully we live in the Natural State where the beautiful outdoors is all around us. There are so many activities for families to do in Jacksonville: ride a bike, walk a trail or explore one of the 12 parks in the area.

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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