Carol Ann Cross Lake

A Family and Community Fishing Program lake located at Carol Ann Cross Park in Fort Smith. The lake receives regular stockings of catfish and trout.

Family and Community Fishing Pond Regulations

Family and Community Fishing locations are open to fishing with rod or pole only. Anglers 16 and older must have a valid license to fish. Anglers 16 and older must have a trout permit in addition to their license to keep trout. 

A Handicapped-Accessible fishing pier is available.

Daily Limits: 3-catfish, 5-trout, 25-bream

  • Largemouth bass must be released immediately into the water.
  • Open to fishing with a handheld rod or pole only.
  • Individuals 16 and older must have a fishing license.
  • Trout permits are required if any trout are retained.



Distance from Convention Center:

4.6 mi.

Handicap Accessible

Free parking is available on site.