Family Fun in The Fort
Parrot Island Waterpark
Ben Green Park | 7300 Zero Street | Fort Smith, AR. | 479.788.6550
Join the splash landing in May 2015 at the region's NEWEST waterpark! Parrot Island features a giant wave pool, 500' lazy river, three twisting and turning water slides, a speed-plunge slide, tiny-tots pool and splash area, activity pool, and so much more.
Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center
8300 Wells Lake Road | Fort Smith, AR. | 479-452-3993
This enchanting nature center on lovely Wells Lake features interactive indoor exhibits for children and adults, and a vast variety of outdoor activities, from guided hikes to archery to nature photography to kayaking, canoeing and fishing to astronomical Star Parties. Animal feedings at 2 p.m. daily are especially popular with the children, particularly Friday when the staff feeds the snakes! Experience The Natural State's River Valley flora and fauna up close and personal, and learn from the experts how to have safe outdoors fun. Best of all, the Nature Center is open six days a week (closed Mondays & major holidays), and its activities are FREE for the whole family, funded by an Arkansas conservation tax.
The Park at West End
15 N. 2 St. |Fort Smith, AR. | 479.784.2368
This charming small amusement park at the west end of historic Garrison Avenue is one of downtown Fort Smith's most recognizable sights. A working Ferris wheel from a 1930's World Fair, an Italian hand-painted carousel that plays sounds of a vintage calliope, a double-decker British bus with concessions, an arcade, and an old Pullman dining train car converted into an eatery for lunches, special events and private parties, The Park at West End is unique to say the least. Rides on the Ferris Wheel and carousel are just a dollar, and park admission is FREE. Learn more about The Park at West End here or on Facebook and Twitter!
Wild Things Farm
700 Beaty|Pocola, OK. | 918.626.4053
When you come to the farm you can ensure you're going to meet a new friend! How about a friend who is a little furrier around the ears than those from school?Come meet all of our crazy critters at Wild Things Farm! Our petting zoo is open during special events and select weekends throughout the year. Meet our miniature potbelly pigs, sheep, peacocks, rabbits, donkeys, & ponies. We have goats galore at the goat walk! Head over to their towering walkway and send them a tasty treat up their feed conveyor. It's the safest way to save those fingers!
6100 S. 36 St. | Fort Smith, AR. | 479.646.5050
Bowling World has 72 lanes of fun, 12 pool tables, an arcade, a snack shop, a pro shop, and X-treme glow bowling.
Monday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
2600 N 32 St. | Fort Smith, AR. | 479.785.2551
32 lanes, a restaurant, pro shop and Cosmic Bowling. We have great bowling, fun games and a fantastic menu and bar. If you haven't been in lately, please join us. Check out our Specials and come in.
Wanna Be Racing Family Fun Center
Ben Green Park | 7200 S Zero St. | Fort Smith, AR. | 479.649.2022
Do you Wanna Be Racing? Bring your family, friends, someone special, or even just yourself out to Wanna Be Racing at Ben Geren Park in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Wanna Be Racing is the perfect place for a birthday party, corporate party or just to unwind. We also have a concession stand and a game room. We are a place that make kids feel like grown-ups and make grown-ups feel like kids! Our karts cater to almost everyone’s needs. So, come by and see us for great fun! ALSO, be checking the newspaper and radio for periodic specials throughout the season!
Grand Slam Fun Center
5300 South Zero St. | Fort Smith, AR. | 479-648-8805
Batting Cages, Go-Karts, Minigolf, and Driving Range. "Like" them on Facebook!
Crystal Palace Skating Rink
3900 South 70th - 479.452.0973
1413 Phoenix Avenue | Fort Smith, AR. | 479.452.4706
148 Central Shopping Center Place | Fort Smith, AR. | 479.452.0111
Chuck E. Cheese’s is the ultimate place Where A Kid Can Be A Kid®. And parents can enjoy every moment. That’s why Chuck E. himself takes pride in providing a safe, family-friendly environment that kids and parents will love coming back to. Admission is always free. So you’ll never overpay to play at Chuck E. Cheese’s.
All American Paintball
HWY 22 | Charleston, AR. | 479.965.2068
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: Reservations Only
Saturday: 9am - Till the last customer leaves.
Sunday: 12:30 - Till the last customer leaves.
We are Closed on the following Holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Mothers Day, Fathers day, and Fourth of July when it falls on a weekend. (If you are interested in these Holiday's Please Call ahead for Reservations.)
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Alma Family Aquatic Park
Alma Aquatic center is the largest outdoor water park in Western Arkansas. It is nestled in the Alma City Park, with picnic areas, playgrounds, pavilions, and walking trails. The water park offers 8 slides, a diving board and 3 swimming pools. There is a covered wading pool to protect tender skin, and a water play area that is as much fun for mom and dad as for the kids. There is a food zone inside the pool area featuring the "Snack Shack". You and your family can enjoy pizza, pretzels, slushies and many other of your favorite snacks. The facility is staffed with American Red Cross certified Lifeguards. The water park is available, with staff and lifeguards, for private parties from 7-9 pm each evening.
731 City Park Road | Alma, AR.| 479-632-0700