Rainbow Lake is located in Hardy, Arkansas, under 75 miles from Jonesboro. This beautiful county has a population of under 17,500 people and is in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.
The closest major airport is Arkansas International and is just over two hours away. Urgent care can be provided 14 minutes away at WRMC Medical Complex Cherokee Village.
Head to Bill’s Cash Saver, just over a mile away, for snacks and groceries. Locals recommend the Spring River Draft House & Grill, Bob and Sandy’s Beach Club BBQ, and Corner Booth for dining out.
Rainbow Lake is 20 acres, allowing residents to maintain their privacy. Since it's part of the Woodland Hills community, it's only open to residents and their guests. You can toss in a line here and use trolling motorboats only.
Nearby 100-acre Lake Sherwood is also part of the community, offering more activities to enjoy. This lake is packed full of fish including channel catfish, blue catfish, and largemouth bass. Boating and even water skiing are popular activities here.
Loco Ropes offers ziplining, ropes course, and rock climbing walls. It features 30+ challenges to "test your nerve, endurance, agility, and strength."
Summit’s Valley Shire and Sports Horses allow customers the opportunity for a unique equestrian experience. Options include meeting the animals, trail rides, carriage rides, and riding lessons.
Those seeking an adrenaline rush should look into renting an ATV at Adventure Trails Retreat. The area also offers trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. The Cossatot River is available for floating in canoes and kayaks.
Be sure to visit Mammoth Spring State Park. Mammoth Spring is one of the world’s largest with over nine million gallons of water flowing through it per hour. This park also features a museum and gift shop.
The hiking trail that leads to Steele Falls is incredibly worthwhile. This 2.6-mile trail offers year-round fun, weather permitting.
The nearby Spring River is one of the state’s most popular spots for tubing, rafting, kayaking, or canoeing. It is a beautiful spring-fed river that promises views of woods and wildlife along your free journey.
Residents can find hiking trails, playgrounds, and water features at the nearby Griffin Park, Cherokee Park, or Papoose Park.
Golfers can play a round at the challenging yet excellent 18-hole course at Cherokee Village North.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Rainbow Lake is an excellent choice.