Located on the Arkansas River in rural Cowley County, Arkansas City Kayak Rentals, strives to connect people to the river and nature. Finding value in the river through low-impact recreation activities, ACKR hopes to increase appreciation for our local waterways and develop a sense of stewardship.

Other local recreation activities include the Chaplin Nature Center. Located next to ACKR, the Chaplin Nature Center offers 4.5 miles of hiking trails through a variety of natural habitats. There Visitors Center houses interpretive displays, restrooms, and bird viewing areas