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.

Welcome to Jacksonville

Get a quick tour of the city in this introductory video to Jacksonville. From antique shops to military history to the Splash Zone water park, learn what to expect from our growing city in the heart of central Arkansas. 

Recent News & Events

Spring is almost here and with it comes the perfect opportunity to get outside with your family to enjoy the warmer weather. Going to the park is a great family activity and it allows your children to burn some energy. Jacksonville offers many public parks for your family to enjoy. Take a look at this family-friendly park guide to help you plan your next visit.

During the winter, families seem to always scramble for activities to do during the cold months. Stay warm by taking a short trip to Jacksonville to enjoy these fun places for the whole family.

The Jacksonville Parks and Recreation along with other community organizations will host the 4th Annual FestiVille on September 30 & October 1 at Dupree Park.

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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.



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