Sheaffer Lake is located in Cabot, Arkansas, under 30 miles from Little Rock.
Originally called Lone Oak County, this county got its name from a misprint in the town’s paper. Lonoke has a population of just under 74,000.
The closest major airport is Bill and Hillary Clinton National and is 22 minutes from the lake. Urgent care can be found at Cabot Emergency room, seven minutes away.
Stock up on snacks and groceries at Kroger, eight minutes away. Locals recommend restaurants such as The Mean Pig BBQ, Peppermill Cafe & Grill, and Larry’s Pizza of Cabot.
This lake is on the smaller side but offers privacy from nonresidents. There's plenty of space to fish on the shoreline, and anglers can expect to find largemouth bass and bluegill.
Family-friendly activities can be found around Sheaffer Lake.
Visit Cockrills Country Critters, a petting zoo enjoyed by all ages. The zoo is open to the public on the weekends and has farm animals as well as exotic creatures such as kangaroos, camels, and even lemurs!
Cabot Aquatic Park allows visitors to cool down as well as enjoy waterslides and the lazy river.
The nearby state capital offers additional fun things to do. Little Rock is famous for its breweries, and the city has a strong nightlife filled with lots of opportunities for live music. On top of that, there is a wide variety of eclectic cuisine to choose from.
Learn about a key piece of Native American history at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park. This mound site has paved walking trails, a lake, and a museum. This state park is a great place to learn about the history of the Plum Bayou people.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Sheaffer Lake is an excellent choice.