Arrowhead Resort


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In a Nutshell

  • Beautiful river scenery
  • Safe & fun for all skill levels

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jul 25, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1/visit. Limit 1 Groupon per party of 3 adults. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must sign waiver. Not valid on holidays. Valid only for 6-mile raft float only. Subject to weather. Non-transferable. Valid for upgrades. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Since the invention of inflation, prices for groceries have skyrocketed and rivers have become traversable. Enjoy the scenic side of economics with today's Groupon: for $10, you get an adult admission to an Illinois River rafting float trip at Arrowhead Resort in Tahlequah (a $22 value).

Arrowhead Resort allows rafters of all skill levels to go on a safe, sun-soaked drift down the idyllic Illinois River. Guests pile into the complimentary transport buses while an experienced guide briefs paddlers on safety rules and the intricacies of inland maritime law. Once on the river, groups of up to 10 float at their own pace for a 6-mile excursion down the tree-lined watery highway before landing downstream in the waiting backyard of the Arrowhead Resort. Guests should mind all laws and safety guidelines and make sure to wear sunscreen and shoes that are impervious to water’s cutting remarks.

Although not covered in the cost of today’s Groupon, Arrowhead Resort’s general store stocks plenty of groceries and provisions for furnishing a riverside picnic. In addition to victualing voyagers and weary travelers, the resort preserves the ancient culinary traditions of frontier river boatmen with the Illinois River’s only ice-cream fountain.

Arrowhead Resort

Jack Spears and his sons David and Austin want people to love the Illinois River as much as they do, so they placed their resort's expansive camping, RV, and cabin grounds on the bank in positions that allow boarders to appreciate the scenery year-round. In the summer, their General Store's ice-cream fountain pours nonstop as river-goers take a rest in the shop's shade.

Customer Reviews

We had a great family outing! It was a lot of fun!
Melissa V. · July 18, 2012
staff was friendly and very helpful
MICHAEL M. · June 27, 2012
Loved it! Arrowhead is the best place to stay
Judy P. · August 9, 2017

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