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Southfork Resort - Canoe, Raft, & Kayak Rentals
On the South Fork of the Spring River near Hardy Arkansas in the Ozarks Mountains
The Family Place for Camping and Canoeing
For Reservations Call 870-895-2803

NO TRAIN NOISE HERE!     FREE WI-FI!

 

We Have Used Canoes & Kayaks For Sale. Call Us At The Number Above.

southfork resort canoeing
We rent canoes, rafts, kayaks, and tubes.

Spring River Trips

Whitewater Class 1, 2, & 3 Trips
Intermediate to Advanced

Mammoth Spring is the major water source for the Spring River and it provides clear, cold whitewater for some major fun. This is a ride that challenges even the most experienced canoeist with thirty sets of rapids within a 10 mile trip. Many of the rapids are class II and class III ledge-type whitewater, with a couple of three foot falls and some adrenaline-pumping "S" curves thrown in. Come learn what most of Northeast Arkansas already knows. A Spring River Canoe trip is one of the most exhilarating canoe floats in the Ozarks! Spring River is famous for its rainbow trout fishing.

Please Note!   There is a fuel/transport charge & sales tax  added to every canoe, kayak, and raft rental.

Spring River / Canoe Trips (2 people)

Spring River Bluff Road Bridge
to Hardy Beach - 5 miles
Includes 6ft High Falls  /
largest drop on Spring
$38
Spring River Bayou Access to
Southfork Take-Out - 10 miles
Over 30 sets of rapids and
falls including S-curves
$40

Spring River / Raft Trips

Spring River Bluff Road Bridge
to Hardy Beach - 5 miles
4 man
6 man
$100
$126
Spring River Bayou Access to
Southfork Take-Out - 10 miles
4 man
6 man
$120
$150

Spring River / Kayak Trips (1person)

For all Spring River trips $32

We do not offer tube trips on the Spring River.

 


The Southfork of the Spring River in front of our campgrounds.

South Fork River Trips

Whitewater Class 1 & 2 Trips
Beginner & Up

Wilderness & serenity are the key words for these trips. These wonderful Ozark canoe trips are offered on an unspoiled, free flowing stretch of the South Fork of the Spring River. Great blue herons, wood ducks, water turtles, deer, wild turkeys, beavers, river otters and the occasional, majestic bald eagle can be viewed on these floats. Rapids are mostly Class I or II shoal-type whitewater, with a few class II ledge rapids thrown in to make it interesting. Several gravel bars and islands make for good rest stops or swimming spots along the way. The South Fork of the Spring is also one of the top ten streams in the State of Arkansas for small-mouth bass fishing and is designated as an Ozark Quality Stream by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Other fish that can be caught include largemouth, Kentucky and rock bass, bream, catfish and sunfish.

We are the only outfitter that floats this part of the river so you have the chance to be the only one on the water. You do not have to deal with the chaos that you do on other local rivers. 

Please Note!   There is a fuel/transport charge & sales tax  added to every float trip.

South Fork River / Canoe, Kayak, & Tube Trips

Benton Ford to Saddle 3 miles -
Canoe (2) Kayak (1)
$28
Smith Ford to Saddle 12 miles Canoe (2) $40
Smith Ford to Saddle 12 miles Kayak (1) $32
Tubes 3 miles, Southfork River Only $20


southfork store
Our store has all the last minute items you might need for a fun float trip.
Snacks, hats, T-shirts, ice, water toys, sunglasses, and more.

 

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