Jack Creek, Arkansas, US
Jack Creek Road to Jack Creek Rec Area (3 miles)
||III+ (for normal flows)
Beware of downed wood in some of the willow jungles.
This is a great class II+ to III creek which is a tighter, steeper and more continuous version of
its neigboring Sugar
Take-out: Go South on Hwy 23 from Booneville and turn left on 116 (Jack Creek Road). Continue on
this road for 7.4 miles. Shortly after the road enters the National Forest, it comes to an
intersection with FS Road 19 (gravel to the right). Turn left to stay on the paved Jack Creek
Road and continue for 1.2 miles to the Jack Creek Recreation Area.
Put-in: Go back to Jack Creek Road and turn left, cross over Sugar Creek and got 2.25 miles to
the bridge over Jack Creek. There are roads that continue upstream if you wish to extend the
An alternative putin can be used. Approximately 1.5 miles upstream of the takeout Jack creek
comes close to the Jack creek road. Two trees have been marked with yellow paint to indicate the
location of the putin. Putting in at this location avoids a lot of the upstream willow jungles.
Parking at this putin is limited.
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Last Updated: 2009-01-25 14:14:23