Pop Up Play Days

June 9  Water Gun Tie-Dye  10 a.m.-noon  Creekmore Park

June 23  Giant Slip n' Slide  10 a.m.-noon  Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

July 7  Egg Drop Race  10 a.m.-noon  Creekmore Park

July 21  Ninja Warrior Course & More  10 a.m.-noon  Creekmore Park


Special Activities Days

June 14-16  Kids in the Kitchen Pre-Registration Required.  Creekmore Community Center

Aug. 4 Fishing in the Park  10 a.m.-noon  Carol Ann Cross Park

Aug. 6  City Play Day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Park\


Pools & Splashpads

Creekmore Park Pool May 28-July 31 - Tuesday - Saturday 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Admission: $2 ages 17 & under ; $3 ages 18+ Season Passes: $40 individual; $80 family

Martin Luther King Jr Park Splash Pad  1815 North Greenwood Avenue, Fort Smith

Tilles Park Splash Pad  3700 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith

Compass Park Splash Pad 100 North A Street, Fort Smith

Woodlawn Park Splash Pad 2006 North 6th Street, Fort Smith


Creekmore Express Train Rides May 7-29 Saturday 10 a.m.-4 pm.;  Sunday 1-6 p.m. 

All ages love a ride around Creekmore Park on the Creekmore Express miniature train. Board at the train station in the center of the park. Sit on open benches in the passenger cars to enjoy the fresh air! The engineer will take everyone on a relaxing excursion. The train is running daily, when weather permits.


TRAILS for family walking and bike riding

Trail maps, photos and updates can be found online at parks.fortsmithar.gov. 

Ben Geren Trail This trail is maintained by Sebastian County. Begins at Zero Street Trail near Massard Creek. It extends south along Massard Creek intersecting Planters Road Trail and connecting to Landfill Loop, and ends at Massard Road South Trail and Fort Chaffee West Trail. This trail contains 1.8 miles of existing paved trail.

Chad Colley Trail Chad Colley Boulevard Trail follows the new section of the road from the south end of Massard Road to the Steep Hill Road and Rye Hill Road east intersection near Riley Farm subdivision. This trail is 1.75 miles long.

Chaffee Crossing Trail System This is a joint project with the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority for the construction of an approximate 7.1-mile trail system. 

Greg Smith River Trail A multi-use trail in between the Arkansas River and Riverfront Drive. It extends approximately 6.3 miles and is lighted. The trail begins at the River Park Events Building and ties into Fort Smith Park. Art installations, a bridge and river views are features. 

Massard Road Trail Begins at Jackson Street near Phoenix Avenue and the bikeway on Massard and extends south to Zero Street Trail and Massard Road South Trail. This trail contains 1.4 miles of paved trail. This trail is at the east end of airport property and passes by the former Fort Smith Dog Park. Continue south on Massard on the extra wide sidewalk on the east side of the road and join the Chad Colley Walking Trail at the southern most end of Massard Road. The Ben Geren Trail also intersects this section of Massard Road.

Mill Creek Trail Approximately 0.6 miles of gravel trail runs along a portion of Mill Creek. Begins off Jenny Lind Road behind Sutherlands and extends northwest along the creek connect-ing into Phoenix near Jack’s Skateland.

Ronnie Udouj Walking Trail This trail is maintained by the Utilities Department. It is approximately 1.5 miles and there are multiple trail spurs that allow users to shorten the path. A portion of the trail is paved, while the rest is gravel. It features a pedestrian bridge that crosses over the Sunnymede Creek.

City parks such as Creekmore and Carol Ann Cross Park also have walking trails.

To learn more before you go: Trail maps, photos and updates can be found online at parks.fortsmithar.gov. 


316 North 7th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901