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

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce & Esther D. Nixon Library present the Jacksonville Chili Cook-Off on Thursday, January 23rd. The competition will take place from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the library, located at 703 W. Main Street in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Parks and Recreation is hosting the 1st Annual Cupid Shuffle 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, February 8th from 8am – 11am. Dupree Park's course (3.1 miles) is USATF Certified and will take participants through the city of Jacksonville.

Capture the spirit of the season at the 42nd Annual Holiday Craft and Gift Sale in Jacksonville on November 22nd and 23rd!

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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

Click here to visit the Rivermarket Website

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

Click here to Visit the Greers Ferry Lake Website

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